Alfalfa U Program Returns to Ogden Feb. 8

Learn agronomic, marketing and management information at this free, farmer-focused program in Ogden, Utah Feb. 8.

Alfalfa U Program Returns to Ogden Feb. 8

Learn agronomic, marketing and management information at this free, farmer-focused program in Ogden, Utah Feb. 8.

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
Hay Market trends in the west

Seth Hoyt

Hay Market trends in the west
Interpreting forage test results from a dairy perspective

Rick Norell

Interpreting forage test results from a dairy perspective
Alfalfa Plant Nutrition/Harvesting for Leaf Retention

Glen Shewmaker

Alfalfa Plant Nutrition/Harvesting for Leaf Retention
Low lignin alfalfa: understanding value to producers

Duarte Diaz

Low lignin alfalfa: understanding value to producers
Managing Salinity in Alfalfa

Don Miller

Managing Salinity in Alfalfa

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

Blake Holt, Jim Gallagher, Craig Laub, and Eric Larsen

10:00AM

Hay Market Trends in the West

10:00AM - 10:30AM

  • Seth Hoyt
10:30AM

Breakout Block 1

10:30AM - 11:00AM

  • Room B: Glenn Shewmaker – Harvesting for leaf retention
  • Room C: Bruce Anderson – Irrigating alfalfa efficiently
  • Room D: Duarte Diaz – Low lignin alfalfa: Understanding the value to dairy producers
11:15AM

Break

11:15AM - 11:30AM

11:30AM

Breakout Block 2

11:30AM - 12:15AM

  • Room B: Glenn Shewmaker – Harvesting for leaf retention
  • Room C: Bruce Anderson – Irrigating alfalfa efficiently
  • Room D: Duarte Diaz – Low lignin alfalfa: Understanding the value to dairy producers
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: Don Miller – Alfalfa management for saline soils
  • Room C: Rick Norell – Interpreting forage test results from a dairy perspective
  • Room D: 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: Don Miller – Alfalfa management for saline soils
  • Room C: Rick Norell – Interpreting forage test results from a dairy perspective
  • Room D: Spencer Douglas – Dew more with less – Making high quality hay with steam

Ogden Eccles Conference Center

2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT