Tracy Mumma

Sustainable Agriculture Specialist
Rocky Mountain West Regional Office

Topic Areas: Livestock, Policy

Specific Areas of Expertise: Mob grazing, draft horses, agriculture regulation and policy

Tracy Mumma has worked with NCAT since 1999, doing both sustainable communities and sustainable agriculture work. She works on the publications team, editing and producing ATTRA publications. She also posts daily news, events, and funding opportunities to the ATTRA website and writes and produces the ATTRA Weekly Harvest e-newsletter. Tracy is part of NCAT’s livestock team and has written and collaborated on several publications, on topics such as draft animal power, small ruminants, and grazing. She and her family own and operate a small diversified livestock farm in Montana, producing grass-fed beef and lamb through regenerative grazing practices.

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Principia College
Master of Science in Environmental Studies, University of Montana

Previous Experience:
Co-owner/operator, (2003-present)
Shady Maple Farm
A small, diversified farm that raises and markets grass-fed, chemical-free beef, lamb, and chickens in Montana’s Mission Valley.

Horselogger, 1994-2003
Western Montana Horselogging
Slash management, draft-horse driving, and deck management with a sustainable, low-impact logging operation that also performed fish habitat restoration work.

Featured Publications and Presentations:

Managed Grazing tutorial

Mobile Chicken Coop Designs

Draft Animal Power for Farming

Integrating Livestock and Crops: Improving Soil, Solving Problems, Increasing Income


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