Kentucky Alfalfa Conference Goes Virtual in 2021

Like many events, the Kentucky Alfalfa Conference has moved to an online only format for 2021. Although online, the program will be high quality as always and will provide ample time for discussion and questions. Presentations will be spread over the evenings of March 2,3,4. Topics and speakers include:

· Measuring forage quality: Sampling and Interpretation-Chris Teutsch, UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence

· Using forage quality to market hay-Tom Keene, University of Kentucky

· What does past research tell us about drying rate in alfalfa?-Jordyn Bush, University of Kentucky

· Adjusting hay equipment to minimize field losses-New Holland Representative

· New data on maturity differences in Orchardgrass and Alfalfa – Implications on forage quality-Ray Smith

· When weather doesn’t cooperate: Which fields do I cut first?-Farmer Panel: Dennis Wright-Logan County, Brad Hines-Hart County and Clayton Geralds-Hart County

· Option for managing thinning alfalfa stands-Jimmy Henning

No cost for attending, and proceedings will be available online soon after the event.