Alfalfa U Program Returns to Dodge City Feb. 15

Learn agronomic, marketing and management information at this free, farmer-focused program in Dodge City, Kansas Feb. 15.

Alfalfa U Program Returns to Dodge City Feb. 15

Learn agronomic, marketing and management information at this free, farmer-focused program in Dodge City, Kansas Feb. 15.

Sponsored by Alforex Seeds and John Deere, is a free, one-day session packed with agronomic and marketing information in a fast-paced, informative format. A slate of renowned speakers from university extension programs and private companies will present information on several topics including: weed control in alfalfa; harvesting for quality; irrigating alfalfa efficiently; optimizing forage quality; making high-quality hay with steam and interpreting forage test results.

You don’t want to miss this event! Register today.

There is no charge to attend Alfalfa U and lunch is included.

OUR SPEAKERS

Irrigating Alfalfa Efficiently

Bruce Anderson

Irrigating Alfalfa Efficiently
Making High Quality Hay with Steam

Spencer Douglas

Making High Quality Hay with Steam
New forages, new analyses: what today's dairy nutritionist is looking for

Barry Bradford

New forages, new analyses: what today's dairy nutritionist is looking for
Alfalfa insect IPM

Sarah Zukoff

Alfalfa insect IPM
Weed control in alfalfa

Randall Currie

Weed control in alfalfa

Fed Vocasek

An update on alfalfa markets

Kim Nettleton

An update on alfalfa markets
Managing Salinity in Alfalfa

Don Miller

Managing Salinity in Alfalfa

CONFERENCE AGENDA

8:30AM

Registration

8:30AM - 9:00AM

9:00AM

Welcome - Room B & C

9:00AM - 9:15AM

9:15AM

Grower Panel

9:15AM - 10:00AM

  • Austin Miller, Erika Jaeger, Jeff Eichoff, Joel McClure, and Brandon Pierson
10:00AM

New forages, new analyses: what today’s dairy nutritionist is looking for

10:00AM - 10:30AM

  • Barry Bradford
10:30AM

Breakout Block 1

10:30AM - 11:15AM

  • Room B & C: Bruce Anderson – Irrigating alfalfa efficiently
  • Room C: Don Miller – Alfalfa management for saline soils
  • Room : Randall Currie – Weed control in alfalfa
11:15AM

Breakout Block 2

11:15AM - 12:00PM

  • Room B & C: Bruce Anderson – Irrigating alfalfa efficiently
  • Room C: Don Miller – Alfalfa management for saline soils
  • Room : Randall Currie – Weed control in alfalfa
12:00PM

Break

12:00PM - 12:20PM

12:20PM

Lunch – Room A

12:20PM - 1:20PM

  • Alforex Seeds – Alfalfa leaf to stem ratio and its impact on lignin and digestibility
  • John Deere presentation
1:20PM

Breakout Block 3

1:20PM - 2:05PM

  • Room B: Sarah Zukoff – Alfalfa insect IPM
  • Room C: Fred Vocasek – Alfalfa N’s, P’s, and K’s
  • Room : Kim Nettleton – An update on alfalfa markets
2:05PM

Break

2:05PM - 2:20PM

2:20PM

Breakout Block 4

2:20PM - 3:05PM

  • Room B: Sarah Zukoff – Alfalfa insect IPM
  • Room C: Fred Vocasek – Alfalfa N’s, P’s, and K’s
  • Room : Kim Nettleton – An update on alfalfa markets

United Wireless Arena & Conference Center

4100 W Comanche St, Dodge City, KS