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Pennsylvania Forage Conference Set for Feb 27, 28
Pennsylvania Ag Connection - 02/09/2018

Join for the 2018 Pennsylvania Forage Conferences! There will be two conferences taking place this year one in Indiana and one in Grantville. Program topics will be of interest to hay and silage producers as well as grazers!

The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Dan Undersander, forage specialist at the University of Wisconsin. Undersander will be discussing the use of low-lignin alfalfa in beef and dairy rations, as well as minimizing drying rate through swath width and machinery adjustments.

Other topics include Weeds in Forages (Dwight Lingenfelter, Penn State Extension), Soil Fertility in Forages (Dr. Doug Beegle, retired Penn State Extension), Does Hay Pay? (Andrew Frankenfield, Penn State Extension), and Forage-Based Beef Production (Dr. Scott Barao, retired Univ. of Maryland Beef Extension Specialist).

Visit with industry professionals and farmers and enjoy the day listening and learning about educational topics pertaining to forage production!. The daTes are:

- Feb. 27 -- Park Inn by Radisson, 1395 Wayne Av., Indiana

- Feb. 28 -- Grantville Holiday Inn, 604 Station Rd., Grantville

For more information and event registration, contact Terri Breon at 814-355-2467 or paforagegrassland@gmail.com . The conference is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council in collaboration with Penn State Extension.

The Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council is dedicated to the production and utilization of quality forage and grassland. Our purpose is to improve all phases of forage and grassland agriculture by collecting, analyzing, and disseminating useful information.

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