ST. PAUL — Techniques for producing good quality, high-yielding alfalfa for the dairy market will be one of many presentations made at the December 5th Midwest Forage Association (MFA) Tour de Forage meeting, held at the Greenwald Pub in Greenwald, MN. Dan Undersander, Agronomist and Professor Emeritus of the University of Wisconsin will discuss “New Ideas for Your Alfalfa Management” covering a host of topics related to alfalfa production. The December 5th event will be from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
“There are very few within the industry with more experience in alfalfa and forages than Dan Undersander,” said Beth Nelson, MFA President. “We are fortunate he’s able to join us to share his expertise.” Dr. Undersander has nearly 50 years of experience as a Forage Specialist and retired from the University of Wisconsin where he specialized in forage production, forage harvesting (hay, haylage, and baleage), forage analysis, and grazing.
MFA is excited to be hosting this meeting in collaboration with the Central Minnesota Forage Council and the Midwest Dairy Association.
Additional presentations include:
. Strategies to Manage Winterkill, Jared Goplen, UM-Ext., Morris
. Midwest Dairy Promotion & Research Updates
. Cover Crops & How They Affect Animal Performance, Eric Mousel, UM-Ext., Grand Rapids
. Stearns County ADA Meeting
. Baleage – Quality, Economics, & Harvest Loss, Eric Mousel, UM-Ext., Grand Rapids
. Growing & Feeding Forage Sorghums, Matt Akins, UW, Marshfield
… and more (see specific brochures for details regarding each location’s presentations available at: http://www.midwestforage.org).
Other Tour de Forage meetings are scheduled for:
. Tuesday, December 3, Floodwood, MN (The Event Center)
. Wednesday, December 4, Welch, MN (Treasure Island Resort & Casino)
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about forages, network with industry professionals, and have your forage-related questions answered. Lunch and a copy of the series proceedings are included with registration. To preregister, please visit http://www.midwestforage.org or contact MFA at 651.484.3888.
— University of Minnesota Extension
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