Register Now for the Kentucky Grazing conference: Pasture Management to Control Weeds and Improve Production

Header with TitleThe 2017 Kentucky Grazing Conference will focus on pasture management to control weeds and improve  pasture production and will be held: October 17th in Lexington and October 18th in Hopkinsville. The Keynote speaker is Kathy Voth,  who has presented nationally on using grazing to control weeds and is a founding partner and editor of the popular online newsletter “On Pasture.”

Other speakers will discuss management and chemical options to control weeds including: Dr. Chris Teutsch, UK; Dr. Scott Flynn, DOW; Dr. Greg Brann, NRCS; Dr. Michael Flessner, VT; and Bill Payne, retired dairyman. The popular KFGC Forage Spokesperson contest will be held at the Lexington location. Early registration is $40 and ends October 4 or you may choose the value option of conference registration plus a one year KFGC membership for $50. KY Forage and Grassland Council membership is normally $25. Early registration ends October 4th. Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are also available.

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7: 45 am Registration, Exhibits, Silent Auction and Refreshments
8:45 Welcome and Introductions ~ Dr. Ray Smith
9:00 Weed Grazing: Science and Theory ~ Kathy Voth, Livestock for
9:45 Soil Fertility and Grazing Management as Part of an Integrated
Weed Control Program ~ Dr. Chris Teutsch, UK Forage Specialist
10:30 Break and Visit with Sponsors
11:00 Emerging Technologies in Weed Control ~ Dr. Scott Flynn, DOW
11:30 Perspectives from New Zealand ~ Bill Payne, Producer and TSP
11:50 KFGC Business Meeting
12:10 Lunch and Visit with Sponsors
1:00 pm Mixed Species Grazing as Part of an Integrated Weed Control
Program ~ Dr. Greg Brann, Retired NRCS Grazing Specialist
1:30 Herbicides as Part of an Integrated Weed Control Program
~ Dr. Michael Flessner, Virginia Tech Weed Specialist
2:15 Weed Grazing: Putting Science into Practice ~ Kathy Voth, Livestock
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2:45 KFGC Forage Spokesperson Contest
4:00 Discussion
4:15 Turn in Survey and Adjourn