Monday, December 30, 2013

2014 Hay & Pasture Conferences

Three regional Hay and Pasture Conferences  will provide opportunities for farmers as well as agribusiness and agency personnel to obtain practical and quite useful information on some of the latest technology and practices related to forage production, management, and utilization.
  • January 14
    Delmarva  Hay & Pasture Conference
    Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington, DE
  • January 15
    Southern Maryland  Hay & Pasture Conference
    Baden Volunteer Fire Hall, Brandywine, MD
  • January 16
    Tri-State Hay & Pasture Conference
    Garrett College, McHenry,  MD
The conferences will emphasize efficient pasture systems design that accommodates natural features and management challenges. One of the featured speakers will be Don Wild, retired Conservation Agronomist and Grazing Specialist with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in New York. Over his 39-year career, Wild has assisted hundreds of livestock and dairy producers implement grazing systems to better manage their forage resources.

Certified Crop Advisor, pesticide and nutrient management, and Conservation Planner certification credits will be offered.

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