Alfalfa U Program Returns to Loveland Feb. 6

Learn agronomic, marketing and management information at this free, farmer-focused program in Loveland, Colorado Feb. 6.

Alfalfa U Program Returns to Loveland Feb. 6

Learn agronomic, marketing and management information at this free, farmer-focused program in Loveland, Colorado Feb. 6.

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

Weed Control in Alfalfa

Nevin Lawrence

Weed Control in Alfalfa
Irrigating Alfalfa Efficiently

Bruce Anderson

Irrigating Alfalfa Efficiently
Making High Quality Hay with Steam

Spencer Douglas

Making High Quality Hay with Steam
Update on Hay Markets

Heath Dewey

Update on Hay Markets
The Agronomy of Alfalfa

Anowar Islam

The Agronomy of Alfalfa
Managing Salinity in Alfalfa

Don Miller

Managing Salinity in Alfalfa
Nutrition/Quality Testing

Brett Kirch

Nutrition/Quality Testing

CONFERENCE AGENDA

8:30AM

Registration

8:30AM - 9:00AM

9:00AM

Welcome - Room A

9:00AM - 9:15AM

9:15AM

Grower Panel

9:15AM - 10:00AM

  • Dave Jantzen
  • Mike Schuppe
  • Kendel Davis
  • David Estes
10:00AM

Alfalfa nutrition/Quality testing

10:00AM - 10:30AM

  • Brett Kirch
10:30AM

Breakout Block 1

10:30AM - 11:00AM

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

Break

11:15AM - 11:30AM

11:30AM

Breakout Block 2

11:30AM - 12:15AM

  • Room B: Bruce Anderson – Irrigating alfalfa efficiently
  • Room C: Don Miller – Alfalfa management for saline soils
  • Room Berthoud & Loveland: Nevin Lawrence – Weed control in alfalfa
12:15PM

Lunch – Room A

12:15PM - 1:15PM

  • Alforex Seeds – Alfalfa leaf to stem ratio and its impact on lignin and digestibility
  • John Deere presentation
1:15PM

Breakout Block 3

1:15PM - 2:00PM

  • Room B: Anowar Islam – Agronomy in alfalfa
  • Room C: Heath Dewey – USDA Colorado hay report: Current market conditions
  • Room Berthoud & Loveland: Spencer Douglas – Dew more with less – Making high quality hay with steam
2:00PM

Break

2:00PM - 2:15PM

2:15PM

Breakout Block 4

2:15PM - 3:00PM

  • Room B: Anowar Islam – Agronomy in alfalfa
  • Room C: Heath Dewey – USDA Colorado hay report: Current market conditions
  • Room Berthoud & Loveland: Spencer Douglas – Dew more with less – Making high quality hay with steam

The Ranch-Larimer County Events Complex

5280 Arena Cir Unit 100 Loveland, CO