The Richmond Register

April 30, 2013

Forage workshop Thursday

By Brandon Sears
Extension Agent

MADISON COUNTY — Make plans to attend the Madison County Beef Cattle Association “Forage Workshop” on Thursday, May 2, at the Thomas Farm, 2370 Union City Road, Richmond. The workshop will begin at 5 p.m. and run through 7:30 p.m.

Presentations will be made by UK Extension Forage Specialist, Dr. Ray Smith; UK Beef Cattle Specialist, Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler, and will include No Till drill set up and demonstration as well as a tub grinder demonstration using alfalfa/orchardgrass baleage and hay.

Other topics will include: Alfalfa Establishment and Feeding Baleage to Beef Cattle.

A hamburger meal will be served. Cost will be $5 per person for non-members or you can renew your membership for $30 (single) or $45 (couple) and eat for free. Remember to bring your lawn chairs.

Please call the Madison County Extension Office at 859-623-4072 for meal reservations or for more information.

Bee Swarms

Please call us at the Madison County Extension Office, 859-623-4072, if you have a bee swarm you need removed from your property. We have a list of people who may be able to capture them for you.