Interested in incorporating draft animal power on your farm? We’re happy to announce that Donn Hewes, President of the Draft Animal Power Network (DAPNet) will serve as expert on the Farmers Forum February 24th-28th.
Donn will be logging on each day next week to the Draft Animal Power section of the forum, so get your questions in ASAP!
In addition to DAPNet, Donn and his wife own and operate Northland Sheep Dairy in Marathon, NY, where they rely on draft horses and mules to make award winning cheeses from 100% grass fed sheep. Donn is excited to answer your questions about draft animals – from the basics of how draft systems differs from tractor-based operations to the intricacies of integrating horses, oxen and mules on your farm.