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VFGC Winter Forage Conference - Blackstone

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Date January 16, 2019
Time 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location Southern Piedmont Research Station, 2375 Darvills Road, Blackstone, VA 23824
Registration Required Yes
Fee Description $35 early registration (before 12/31/18) and $50 afterwards


This years’ conference theme is, “Alternative Forages for Grazing Systems: Unlocking Your Farms Production Potential.”  Speakers will include Dr. Matt Poore, Ruminant Nutrition Extension Specialist from NC State University, and Dr. Pat Keyser, Professor and Director of the Center for Native Grasslands Management at the University of Tennessee. 

Dr. Poore will share his knowledge and experience using annual forages in livestock production systems and Dr. Keyser will highlight how native warm season forages can be established and used throughout Virginia to complement our cool season forage base.

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For more information, please contact: J.B. Daniel, (434) 392-4171, ext. 115