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Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop

March 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

$60.00

Toxic tall fescue reduces livestock weight gains and lowers reproductive performance.  This one day workshop will give you the tools and information needed to remove toxic tall fescue and replace it with novel tall fescue varieties. Speakers include local producers, company representatives and researchers from across the country.

8:30 am Registration
9:00 Welcome, Dr. Ray Smith
9:10

Tall Fescue Toxicosis: Symptoms and Causes

Dr. Craig Roberts – University of Missouri

9:35

Profitable Animal Production

Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler – University of Kentucky

10:00

Break and Demo: Endophytes Under Microscope

Dr. Carolyn Young – Noble Research Institute

10:20

Establishment & First Year Management

Dr. John Andrae – Clemson University

11:00

Management: Novels and Toxic Paddocks

Dr. Ray Smith – University of Kentucky

11:40

Producer Economics

Darrel Franson – Producer

12:00

Seed Quality and Endophyte Testing

Nick Hill – Agrinostics & Chris Agee – Pennington Seed

12:15 Lunch and Microscope Demo
1:00

Calibrating a Seed Drill

Dr. Chris Teutsch – University of Kentucky

1:45

Tour Plots at UK Research and Education Center

Gene Olson & Dr. Ray Smith- University of Kentucky

3:00 Break and Microscope Demo
3:15

Company Product Highlights:

Peter Ballerstedt – Barenbrug USA

Jerome Magnuson – DLF

Mark Thomas – Mountain View Seed

Chris Agee – Pennington Seed

4:00

Cost-Share Incentive Programs

Adam Jones – USDA NRCS

4:15

Producer Panel: On-Farm Success with Novel Tall Fescue

Irvan Ramer, Jesse Ramer and Kevin Laurent

5:00 ADJOURN

 

Details

Date:
March 20
Time:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$60.00
Website:
2019UKYNovelTallFescue.eventbrite.com

Venue

UK Research and Education Center at Princeton
1205 Hopkinsville Street
Princeton, KY 42445 United States
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Phone:
270-365-7541
Website:
https://wkrec.ca.uky.edu/
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