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University of Minnesota Extension Forages For "U" Workshops to be offered March 26-28 in Fergus Falls, St. Charles, and Kingston

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A reminder that key forage production and management issues in Minnesota will be presented at a series of University of Minnesota Extension Forage Workshops which will be held this week. Individual sites include Fergus Falls on March 26th in the AgCountry Farm Credit Service Building, St. Charles on March 27th at the St. Charles City Hall, and Kingston on March 28 at the Kingston Community Center.  The forage workshop agendas and times for each location can be accessed at the following internet site: z.umn.edu/foragesforu  This program targets management information for producers and Ag professionals.  


The workshop program is developed by the University of Minnesota Extension and is aimed at current issues and research in forage production and management with the intent to increase producers's forage production and farm profitability.  Topics, presenters, and agenda differ by location but include: Explaining 2013 Forage Injury/Winterkill and Potassium Fertility with Intensive Alfalfa Production, (Dr. Scott Wells, University of Minnesota Extension),  Maximizing Forage Utility and Feeding/Reducing Corn in Cattle Diets (Jim Paulson, University of Minnesota Extension), Alflafa N Credits:  What Have We Learned (Dr. Jeff Coulter, University of Minnesota Extension), Alfalfa/Grass Production & Management (Doug Holen, University of Minnesota Extension), Fungicides for Alfalfa....What are the Disease Threats, (Dr. Deb Samac, USDA-ARS and Lisa Behnken, University of Minnesota Extension) and Insect/Disease Management in Forages (Dr. Phil Glogoza, University of Minnesota Extension). 

Registration is $25 which includes lunch and handouts. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the program dismissing at 3:00 p.m.




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