Register now for the Heart of America Grazing Conference

Register now for the Heart of America Grazing Conference

HOAJoin us for the 2019 Heart of America Conference — Kicking the Hay Habit: Optimizing Profitability.  The keynote speaker, Jim Gerrish, is an independent grazing lands consultant providing services to farmers and ranchers on both private and public lands across five continents. Event includes trade fair and silent auction.

7:30 Registration Opens

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

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

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

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

2:45 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

The event will be held October 29-30 in Burlington, KY at the Boone County Extension Office.  Register here before Oct. 15 for discounted price of $50.