The Richmond Register

Lifestyles & Community

February 19, 2013

33rd Kentucky Alfalfa Conference slated Thursday

RICHMOND — The 33rd Kentucky Alfalfa Conference will be conducted Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Fayette County Extension Office in Lexington.

The program committee has put together a very timely, practical program including three top producers. The program will start at 8 a.m. with registration.

Registration is $15 ($5 for students) to be paid at the conference. No advanced registration is required. Registration fee includes admission to the conference and exhibit area, lunch, refreshments, proceedings and other related materials. In addition to excellent speakers, you can visit with exhibitors and bid on silent auction items. The Alfalfa Awards will be presented during lunch.

The program begins at 8:45 a.m. with a welcome. Dr. Dennis Hancock, native Kentuckian and Extension Forage Specialist at the University of Georgia, will be the keynote speaker.

Program and speakers include:

8 a.m. – Registration, visit exhibits, silent auction

8:45 a.m. - Welcome by Garry Lacefield

9:00 a.m. - Alfalfa for Grazing by Garry Lacefield

9:20 a.m. - Keys to Success When Harvesting Alfalfa as Baleage by Ray Smith

9:40 a.m. - Our Experience with Roundup Ready Alfalfa by Clayton Geralds

10:10 a.m. - Break, visit exhibits, silent auction

11:00 a.m. - Fertilizer: How much is in each Bale by Dennis Hancock

11:45 a.m. - Discussion

Noon - Awards, Silent Auction Results

1 p.m. - Making and Marketing Hay for the Horse Industry by Todd Clark

1:30 p.m. - Finishing Beef on Alfalfa by Todd Powell

2 p.m. - Blue Ribbon Panel by All Speakers

3 p.m. - Adjourn

For more information and a map to the Conference, see the full program on our website: http://www.uky.edu/Ag/Forage or call the Madison County Extension Office at 623-4072.

Educational programs of the Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin.

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