Michigan Forage Technology Conference

Date: March 7, 2013
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: MSU Kellogg Center, Big Ten Room B, 219 South Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
Contact: Jerry Lindquist, lindquis@anr.msu.edu, 231-832-6139

Farmers, agri-business personnel, forage producers, and anyone interested in forages are all encouraged to attend this annual event.

Registration: 9 - 10 a.m.


  • The Future of Forages - Kim Cassida
  • Overview of Cover Crops as Forage - Greg Downing
  • Grazing Cover Crops - Kim Cassida & Richard Ehrhardt
  • Corn Shredlage - Ross Dale & Erin Lutz
  • Growing Alfalfa-Grass Mixtures for Dairy - Phil Kaatz
  • Hay Supply & Demand - Jerry Lindquist
  • What NRCS Can Do For You - Betsy Dierberger
  • Grazing Dairy- Jonathon Shupe
  • MSU Beef Grazing Research Update - Jason Rowntree
  • KBS Grazing Dairy Research Update - Santiago Utsumi
  • Michigan Forage Council Annual Meeting -  MFC Board Industry Vendors Will Be Present Join the Michigan Forage Council - benefits include: a stronger voice for forage producers - subscription to Michigan Hay & Grazier, affiliated membership in American Forage & Grassland Council Access 

Registration Information:

MFC members: $35 ______ Non-members: $40 ______ Total $ enclosed $_____________ Pre-registration (closes Mar. 1, 2013) (covers proceedings, lunch, and snacks) Day of conference registration (9-10 a.m.) ADD $5 for late registration (lunch not guaranteed) Your Name:___________________________________________________________________ Address:______________________________________________________________________ Telephone number:_____________________________________________________________ E-mail:_______________________________________________________________________

Return this form and check made out to MFC to: Jodie Schonfelder, Plant and Soil Science Building, 1066 Bogue St. Rm A286, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824

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