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NCDA&CS Piedmont Research Station, 8530 Sherrills Ford Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147, USA NCDA&CS Piedmont Research Station, 8530 Sherrills Ford Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147, USA Madison County Center 5 months ago
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Description:
  • 2:00 pm Registration and visit with sponsors.
  • 2:15 pm Welcome and Remarks
  • 2:20 pm Visit to forage variety and research plots
  • 3:00 pm Update on forage variety plots (productivity and weed infestation) for tall fescue an orchardgrass, and ryegrass, alfalfa, and alfalfa-grass mixtures plots – Miguel S. Castillo, NCSU
  • 3:20 pm Matching forage nutritive value of cool-season forages with livestock (beef, dairy, horses, andsmall ruminants) needs – Deidre Harmon, NCSU
  • 3:40 pm Biology and ecology of cool-season weeds that compete during establishment and maintenance of cool-season annual and perennial forages – Ramon Leon, NCSU
  • 4:20 pm Break and visit with sponsors
  • 4:40 pm Herbicide options to control weed competition during establishment and maintenance of cool season annual and perennial forages – Fred Yelverton, NCSU
  • 5:20 pm Closing remarks


Instructors: Miguel Castillo (Forage and Grassland Management, NCSU)
Deidre Harmon (Extension Livestock Specialist, NCSU)
Ramon Leon (Weed Biology and Ecology, NCSU)
Fred Yelverton (Turf and Forage Weed Management, NCSU)

For details, contact Extension Offices: Alexander, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Davidson, Iredell, Rowan, and Wilkes.


REGISTRATION FOR ON-SITE AND ON-LINE ATTENDANCE REQUIRED (Free). Limited to 50 participants.

https://forages.ces.ncsu.edu/2019/01/training-in-forages-for-producers-and-land-managers-afternoon-session-13-feb-2019/
Feb 13 Wed