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					              Manitowoc County Forage Council
      Forage Seminar & Annual Meeting
                            Tuesday, February 7, 2012
                               10:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
                            Registration: 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
                           Knox's Silver Valley Banquet Hall

                          (1222 South Alverno Rd., Manitowoc, WI)

The following program is a cooperative effort among the Manitowoc County Forage Council,
Manitowoc County UW-Extension, Lakeshore Technical College Farm Business Program and
the Midwest Forage Association

   9:30       Registration: Refreshments Available

  10:00       Management Decisions for Profitable Corn Silage Production in the Northern
              Corn Belt . . . . Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Extension Corn Specialist
  10:45      Improving and Evaluating Starch Digestibility for Lactating Dairy Cows
             .. . . Pat Hoffman, UW-Extension Dairy Specialist

  11:30       How to Make the Best Use of Precision Agriculture Technology from a Forage
              . . . .Tim Meister, John Deere Division Marketing Manager-Forage Products

   12:00      Lunch

   12:45      Manitowoc County Forage Council Annual Meeting and MFA Update

   1:15       An Update on Manure Hauler Regulations, Including the Impact of Heavy Loads on
              Rural Roads.. . . .Kevin Erb, UW-Extension Conservation Professional
              Development & Training Coordinator
   2:00       New Strategies with Double-Cropping to Get the Most from Your Acreage ….Pete
              Kappelman, Meadow Brook Farms and Steve Hoffman, Hoffman Crop Consulting

   2:45       Adjourn

           Registration Fee (including lunch and materials) . . . . .$20.00 per person.
                        ($25.00 if Postmarked after January 30, 2012)
                       Please see the registration form on the second page
                               Registration deadline is January 30th
                                  Manitowoc County Forage Council
                                     Board of Directors - 2012
      President:       Terrilynn Hastreiter, Farm Business & Dairy Livestock instructor            693-1645
                       1290 North Avenue, Cleveland, WI 53015

      Vice Pres:       Dick Halverson, Divided Acres Dairy Farm                                    775-4658
                       11712 Hwy. 151, Manitowoc 54220
      Secretary/       Scott Gunderson, Manitowoc County UW-Extension Dairy Agent                  683-4175
      Advisor          P.O. Box 0935, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc 54221-0935

      Treasurer:       Chuck Rabitz, Denmark State Bank                                            863-2161
                       103 E. Main St. P.O. Box 130, Denmark, WI 54208-0130

      Directors:       Steve Hoffman, Hoffman Crop Consulting                                      758-2988
                       8426 Borgwardt Lane, Manitowoc 54220
                       Jason Fischer, Fox Valley Technical College                                 831-4384
                       1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton, WI 54912

                       Tom Braun, Hamp Haven Farms                                                 754-4076
                       15908 San Road, Reedsville 54230
                       Joe Debilzen                                                                682-2860
                       1515 Kellner St. Manitowoc 54220

                       Mike Zutz, CP Feeds, LLC                                                    901-8053
                       16322 W. Washington St., Valders, WI 54245

                       Todd LeNoble, Badgerland Nutrition, LLC                                     470-7719
                       725 Jackson St., Little Chute 54140
                       Gene Radder, D & D Equipment Co., Inc.                                      418-4606
                       P. O. Box 31, 810 W. Main Street, Chilton, WI 53014
                       Carl Buchner, Buchner Agronomy Consulting, LLC                              374-0117
                       7520 Rockwood Road, Whitelaw 54247
                       Bob Staudinger, Blue Royal Farms                                            775-4784
                       1329 Menchalville Road, Reedsville 54230
                       Jeff Zutz, Zutz Crop Consulting                                             973-0220
                       20001 U.S. Highway 151, Valders, WI 54245
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Return this registration form to: Manitowoc County UW-
Extension, Attn: Scott, PO Box 0935, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc, WI 54221-0935, or call the UW-
Extension Office at 683-4175 by noon on January 30th . The cost for the program is $20.00 per person if
received by January 30th ($25.00 Per Person After that Date)



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Total enclosed:                 registrations @ $20.00 (or $25.00 after January 30th) =

      Please make checks payable to "MANITOWOC COUNTY FORAGE COUNCIL"

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