Apprenticeship in Organic Grain ProductionYou still have time to apply to Vilicus Farms!
Vilicus Farms is a first generation, nationally recognized organic, dryland crop farm located in northern Hill County, Montana. Established in 2009, Vilicus Farms grows a diverse array of heirloom and specialty grains, pulse, oilseed and broadleaf crops within a 5+year rotation on approximately 5,000 acres. Vilicus Farms practices advanced land stewardship at a scale that matters. The Vilicus Farms Apprenticeship is intended to be a multi-season training and mentoring program that immerses highly motivated young professionals in organic farm operation and management - a journey that ultimately ends in farm ownership. Doug and Anna understand the challenges of taking a farm from vision to reality. Through the Vilicus Farms apprenticeship program they hope to give beginning farmers a real opportunity to start a successful organic dryland crop farm in the Northern Great Plains.
Save the Dates! May 5 - 7Join us for a Land Health Workshop @ Red Canyon Ranch
Join the Quivira Coalition for a free land health workshop focused on monitoring and maintaining rangeland health.
Steve Carson & Cullen Hallmark will demonstrate how to assess vegetation using the Bull's Eye method and how to construct media lunas, evaporative water catchment structures for dry lands.
Participants are encouraged to come Friday evening and stay through Saturday evening or Sunday morning.
We provide water and a beautiful place to camp out, you bring the rest! We hope you'll join us for this unique opportunity to learn.