Alfalfa U | Fort Hall, ID | Feb. 19

Learn agronomic, marketing and management information at this free, farmer-focused program.

Alfalfa U | F ort Hall, ID | Feb. 19

Learn agronomic, marketing and management information at this free, farmer-focused program.

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.

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

OUR SPEAKERS

Principles of soil science, soil health and soil fertility

Dan Putnam

Principles of soil science
Making High Quality Hay with Steam

Spencer Douglas

Making High Quality Hay with Steam
Alforex

Ron Cornish

Alforex
The Importance of Stem to Leaf Ratio

Don Miller

The Importance of Stem to Leaf Ratio
Prairie dog and gopher control

Danielle Gunn

Prairie dog and gopher control
Role of inoculants and preservatives

Jeffrey S. Roberts

Role of inoculants and preservatives
Closing keynote

Bruce Anderson

Closing keynote
Weed Control in Alfalfa

Nevin Lawrence

Weed Control in Alfalfa
Case Study: Drip irrigation in alfalfa

McLain Pool

Case Study: Drip irrigation in alfalfa
Telling the Standlee Hay Co. story

Jason Stanger

Telling the Standlee Hay Co. story

CONFERENCE AGENDA

    8:30AM

    Registration

    8:30AM - 9:00AM

    9:00AM

    Open General Session

    9:00AM - 10:45am

    9:00am

    Welcome

    9:00am - 9:15am

    9:15am

    Farmer Panel

    9:15am - 10:00am

    Growing and managing the new highly digestible alfalfas

    10:00AM

    Keynote

    10:00AM - 10:45AM

    Principles of soil science, soil health and soil fertility – Dan Putnam

    10:45AM

    Break

    10:45AM - 11:00AM

    11:00AM

    AM Breakout 1

    11:00AM - 11:30AM

    Role of inoculants and preservatives – Jeff Roberts
    Making quality hay with steam – Spencer Douglas
    Irrigating Alfalfa – Bruce Anderson
    Q&A with Keynote – Dan Putnam

    11:30AM

    Break

    11:30AM - 11:40AM

    11:40AM

    AM Breakout 2 - Repeat

    11:40AM - 12:10PM

    Role of inoculants and preservatives – Jeff Roberts
    Making quality hay with steam – Spencer Douglas
    Irrigating Alfalfa – Bruce Anderson
    Q&A with Keynote – Dan Putnam

    12:10PM

    Lunch

    12:10PM - 1:15PM

    Alforex – Ron Cornish
    John Deere
    Insurance and checkoff update for alfalfa producers – Ron Cornish

    1:15PM

    PM Breakout 3

    1:15PM - 1:45PM

    Baling technology – John Deere
    Benefits of Fungicides – Curtis Rainbolt
    Weed control in alfalfa – Nevin Lawrence
    Importance of stem to leaf ratio – Don Miller

    1:45PM

    Break

    1:45PM - 2:00PM

    2:00PM

    PM Breakout 4 - Repeat

    2:00PM - 2:30PM

    Baling technology – John Deere
    Benefits of Fungicides – Curtis Rainbolt
    Weed control in alfalfa – Nevin Lawrence
    Importance of stem to leaf ratio – Don Miller

    2:30PM

    Break

    2:30PM - 2:45PM

    2:30PM

    PM Breakout 5

    2:30PM - 3:15PM

    Swathing/cutting technology – John Deere
    Case Study: Drip irrigation in alfalfa – McClain Pool
    Prairie dog and gopher control – Danielle Gunn

    3:15PM

    Break

    3:15PM - 4:00PM

    3:15PM

    PM Breakout 6 - Repeat

    3:15PM - 4:00PM

    Swathing/cutting technology – John Deere
    Case Study: Drip irrigation in alfalfa – McClain Pool
    Prairie dog and gopher control – Danielle Gunn

    4:00PM

    Closing General Session

    4:00PM - 4:45PM

    Telling the Standlee Hay Co. story – Jason Stanger