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Western Kentucky Grazing Conference

October 31 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

$45

Kicking the Hay Habit: Optimizing Profitability

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jim Gerrish

Agenda for October 31

7:30       Registration Opens (Sponsors and Silent Auction)

8:15      Welcome

8:30      Kicking the Hay Habit – Jim Gerrish, American GrazingLands Services, LLC

9:30      Livestock Genetics for Extended Grazing Systems – Gordon Jones, Red Hill Farms

10:00       Break, Silent Auction and Visit with Sponsors

10:30       How Many Days to Graze? – Greg Halich, UK

11:15       Innovations in Livestock Fencing – Mark Harris / Sarah Adams, Gallagher

12:00       Lunch and Visit with Sponsors

1:00      Hay Storage and Feeding: Avoiding Train Wrecks –  Jeff Lehmkuhler, UK

1:45       Summer Stockpiling: Thinking Outside of the Box – Chris Teutsch, UK

2:15      Extending Grazing on my Farm – Producer Speaker 

2:35      Break

2:45      Forage Research Updates:

Converting High Quality Forage into Baleage – Jimmy Henning, UK

Applying KY Dairy Forage Research for Beef Producers – Ray Smith, UK

  3:15       Practical considerations for extended grazing systems –

      Jim Gerrish, American GrazingLands Services, LLC

4:00      Surveys and Adjourn

Details

Date:
October 31
Time:
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$45
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Website:
https://2019wkygrazingconference.eventbrite.com

Organizer

Kentucky Forage and Grassland Council
Website:
www.kfgc.org

Venue

Christian County Extension Office
2850 Pembroke Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Phone:
979-224-5507
Website:
https://2019wkygrazingconference.eventbrite.com
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