Forage Workers Tour � 2008 Program

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					         Forage Workers Meeting &Tour 2009 Program
Date:               August 20-21, 2009 (Thursday and Friday)
Location:           Animal Science Building
                    1812 Shealy Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
Contact Ext. Agent: Alachua County Extension Office:
                    Barton Wilder (352) 955-2402
                    Cindy Sanders (352) 955-2402
Contact Specialist: Yoana Newman, Forage Extension
                    Agronomy Department (352) 392-1811
                                          Agenda
August 20, 2009 (Thursday)

12:30 – 1:00         Registration – Animal Science Building (Room 102)
 1:00 – 1:10         Welcome
 1:10 – 1:30         Haylage: Production and Utilization in Florida
 1:30 – 1:40         Discussion
 1:40 - 2:00         Alternative Options in Forage Fertilization (Ash, Poultry Litter, Biosolid
                     applications).
 2:00 – 2:15         Discussion

 2:15 – 2:30         Break

2:30 –               What’s New?

2:30 – 2:40          North FL Forage research (Drs. Blount, Lamb, Mackowiak)
2:40 – 2:50          Herbicide update (Drs. Ferrel and Sellers)
2:50 – 3:00          Ona update (Drs. Silveira, Vendramini)
3:00 – 3:10          Animal Science/Forages (Drs. Adesogan, Hersom, Santos, Staples)
3:10 – 3:20          Agronomy/Forages (Drs. Sollenberger, Quesenberry, Newman)
3:20 – 3:30          Agronomy/ (Dr. Erickson)

3:30 – 4:15          Group discussion (Extension/Research needs)

4:45 – 5:30          Trip to Sta. Fe River Ranch/Sta. Fe Beef Unit (Alachua)
5:30 - 7:00          Visit Sta. Fe River Ranch/Sta. Fe Beef Unit
7:00 -               Dinner at Sta. Fe Beef Unit

August 21, 2009 (Friday)

8:15 -               Leave from Hotel in Alachua to visit ranches
8:30 – 9:30          Visit # 1
10:00 – 10:30        Travel to ranch 2
10:30 – 12:00        Visit # 2:
12:00                Lunch (‘Shaded Tree’ Boxed lunch at Ranch 2)
1:00                 Adjourn

Department ID: 60357000             Fund Code:             222    Program code:          3301

				
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