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Wyoming Forage Field Day

5th Annual

5th Annual Wyoming Forage Field Day

Sheridan Research & Extension Center
3401 Coffeen Ave.
Sheridan, WY 82801

  • Forage Production & Management
  • Low Lignin Alfafa
  • Panel Discussion
  • Forage Field Demonstrations
  • Equipment Demonstrations

Free Registration

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Sheridan Research and Extension Center
307-673-2856 |


Anowar Islam
307-766-4151 |


8:00am Registration (Coffee, Donuts)
8:25am Welcome, Introductions, and Program
Dr. Anowar Islam
8:30am Dr. Brian Mealor
Director, ShREC – Welcome
8:30am Dean Francis Galey
UW College of Agriculture & Natural Resources – College Update and Open the Event
8:45am Dr. Bret Hess
Director and Associate Dean, Agricultural Experiment Station – Forage Research Update
8:55am Dr. Joe Brummer
Colorado State University Forage Specialist – Forage Fertility: Improving Your Bottom Line
9:35am Dr. Joe Brummer
Colorado State University Forage Specialist – Low lignin: Are the New Low-Lignin Alfalfas for You?
9:50am Coffee Break
10:10am Dr. Don Miller
Alforex Seeds, Idaho – Alfalfa Management for Saline Soils
10:35am Mr. David Wichman
Montana State University – Small Grains for Forage and Grazing
11:00am Dr. Gustavo Sbatella
Weed Management in Forage Crops
11:25am Dr. Blaine Horn
Forage Production Potential of Cool Season Perennial Grasses
11:40am Dr. Sadanand Dhekney/Dr. Anowar Islam
Genetic Engineering of Alfalfa for Alfalfa Weevil Resistance
11:50am Dr. Anowar Islam
Benefits from Grass - Legume Mixtures
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch (catered) and Door Prize Drawings
12:30 - 1:00pm Dr. Don Miller
Alforex Seeds, Idaho – HiGest Low Lignin Alfalfa
1:00 - 1:40pm Mr. David Hinman and others
Producers’ Panel Discussion – Q & A with All Program Presenters
1:45 - 2:45pm Greenhouse - Forage Field Demonstrations
1:45pm Dr. Sadanand Dhekney/Mr. Dan Smith
ShREC Greenhouse
2:00pm Mr. Dan Smith
Farm Manager, ShREC - Mechanical Rejuvenation of Alfalfa Fields
2:15pm Dr. Blaine Horn
Cool Season Grasses
2:30pm Dr. Anowar Islam
Grass-Legume Mixtures
2:45 - 4:00pm Forage Product Reviews by Participating Companies and Machinery Equipment Demonstrations
4:00pm. Forage Field Day Concludes

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