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Wyoming Forage Field Day

6th Annual Wyoming Forage Field Day

TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018

James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center
2753 State Highway 157
Lingle, WY 82223

  • Forage Production & Management
  • Cover Crops for Forage
  • Hay Quality
  • Low Lignin Alfalfa
  • Panel Discussion
  • Forage Field Demonstrations
  • Equipment Demonstrations

Free Registration

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R.S.V.P. BY JUNE 1 TO ENSURE LUNCH

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center
307-837-2000 | kgreenwa@uwyo.edu
or
Goshen County Extension
307-532-2416 | ccarte13uwyo.edu
or
Anowar Islam
307-766-4151 | mislam@uwyo.edu
or
https://www.bit.ly/wyoforage2018

 

Agenda

8:00am
Registration (Coffee, Donuts)
8:30am
Welcome, Introductions, and Program Overview
Dr. Anowar Islam
8:35am
Dr. John Tanaka
Director, SAREC – Welcome
8:40am
Dean Francis Galey
UW College of Agriculture & Natural Resources – College Update
8:50am
President Laurie Nichols
Special Guest, University of Wyoming – Welcome and Open the Event
9:00am
Dr. Bret Hess
Director and Associate Dean, Agricultural Experiment Station – AES and Forage Research Update
9:10am
Dr. Joe Brummer
Colorado State University Forage Specialist – Cover Crops for Forage: Importance, Establishment, Management, and Utilization
9:35am
Dr. Glen Shewmaker
University of Idaho Extension Forage Specialist – Hay Quality: Sampling, Analyzing, and Interpretation
10:00am
Coffee Break
10:15am
Dr. Don Miller
Director of Product Development, Alforex Seeds, Idaho – The Advantages of Low Lignin Alfalfa and its Management
10:40am
Dr. Jay Norton
University of Wyoming Soil Fertility Specialist – Soil Health and Fertility Management in Forage Production
11:05am
Dr. Andrew Kniss
University of Wyoming Weed Scientist - How to Manage Weeds in Forage Crops?
11:30am
Dr. Vivek Sharma
University of Wyoming Irrigation Specialist - Irrigation Strategies for Alfalfa
11:55am - 12:55pm
Lunch (catered) and Door Prize Drawings
12:55pm
Mr. Caleb Carter
University of Wyoming Extension Educator - Efficient Irrigation of Forage Crops in a Variable Climate
1:20pm
Dr. Anowar Islam
University of Wyoming Forage Specialist - Potassium and Harvest Management in Alfalfa
1:35pm
Dr. David Hinman and others
Producers' Panel Discussion - Potential and Challenges of Forage Production - Q&A with All Program Presenters
2:15 - 3:15pm
Cattle - Forage Field Demonstrations
2:15pm
Dr. Steve Paisley
Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, SAREC - Integrating Livestock into Cropping Systems
2:30pm
Dr. Anowar Islam
Forage Field Demonstration - Alfalfa, forage sorghum, chickpea, grasses, and other forages
3:15pm
Forage Product Reviews by Participating Companies and Machinery Equipment Demonstrations
4:30pm
Forage Field Day Concludes

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