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2013 Tour de Forage


By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Feb 1st, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties

The keynote speaker for the 2013 Tour de Forage is Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His topic will be “Benefits of Alfalfa in Crop Rotations & Soil Health.” The Tour de Forage will be held at the Clarion Inn (former Holiday Inn South) 1630 S Broadway Ave, Rochester MN. Registration begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, February 7.

Other topics and speakers at the Tour de Forage will be: “Feed, Forage, & Land Prices: What is a Producer to Do?”, Jim Paulson, University of Minnesota Extension; “Foliar Fungicides in Alfalfa: Effect of the Foliar Fungicide Headline on Disease & Yield in Alfalfa,” Deb Samac, University of Minnesota; “2012 On Farm Results & Recommendations for 2013,” Jeremy Hullopeter, BASF; and “What’s Going on at NRCS,” John Zinn, NRCS.

Preregistration is requested, but not required, to make adequate meal plans and efficient use of resources. Online registration is available at: www.midwestforage.org Registration is $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. For questions on presentations, contact: Jim Paulson – 507-251-4694 or jcp@umn.edu

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