February 19, 8:30am–3:30pmWhere
Ohio Department of Agriculture 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Forage, crop and livestock experts from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University will be on hand to discuss their latest research and findings during the annual conference of the Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council. The theme is “Fitting the Pieces Together in a Forage System.”
Ohio State University Extension forage specialists Mark Sulc and Dave Barker, both professors in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, will present their latest findings on their forage research. Chris Penrose, an OSU Extension educator, will present his on-farm research, “Nitrogen Inhibitors for Grass Production,” during the event.
In addition, Stacey Hamilton, an Extension dairy specialist from the University of Missouri, will discuss:
Balancing Risk and Rewards of Annual and Perennial Pastures.
What We Are Learning About Irrigating Pastures in Missouri.
The program will also feature a producer panel highlighting forage, dairy, sheep and beef production systems, organizers said.
Registration for the conference is $30 for members and $65 for nonmembers by Feb. 12 and includes refreshments, lunch and a vendor show. Online registration is available. For more information, contact Gary Wilson at 419-348-3500 or via email.