February 21, 8:30am–3pmWhere
Ohio Department of Agriculture 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
The program theme is “Foraging For Profit.” The keynote speaker will be Jimmy Henning, forage professor, University of Kentucky who will discuss “Making Good Round Bale Silage” based on extensive research and experience in Kentucky. Dr. Henning will also be speaking on a second topic, “The Clover Dilemma-Do I have enough to withhold N Fertility.”
Another featured speaker to address new fencing technologies is Dr. Tony Parker, associate professor, Ohio State University Animal Sciences, speaking on “Current and Future Technologies For Grazing Animal Management.”
Several producer talks will also be presented which includes Beef Producer Jonathan Berger from Wooster, Dairy Producer Jeff Miller from Winesburg, Stored Forages Producers Miles and Caleb vonStein from Jenera and Sheep Producer Brady Campbell from Waterford.
To finish the program, Dr. Mark Sulc, OSU forage specialist and Bob Hendershot, retired NRCS grazing specialist, will be leading a discussion “Hot Topics in Forages and Grazing.” To be included in this discussion will be new conservation programs in forages including the recently announced H2Ohio and the USDA Farm Bill.
Details of the program and a registration form will be available at https://www.afgc.org/OFGC2020
RSVP by Feb. 14, 2020. For more information, contact Gary Wilson at [email protected] or 419-348-3500.