Thursday, Feb 3, 2022
10:00 am – 2:45 pm CST

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This free virtual event will take place via Zoom (register below).

Learn about the best mixes and management of alfalfa, tips for using small grains for forage, practical management and getting the most bang for your buck on oats, and information about an exciting new winter barley variety.

Schedule

    • 10:00 – 10:40 — Alfalfa: Establishing and Managing Productive Stands
      Jared Goplen | Assistant Extension Professor, University of Minnesota
    • 10:45 – 11:40 — Which Grass (and How Much) Should I Mix With Alfalfa?
      Jerry Cherney | Professor of Agriculture, Cornell University
    • 11:45 – 12:30 — Small Grains for Forage: Managing for Quality & Quantity
      Jim Paulson | Fieldstone Consulting; Farmer and Former Extension Professor, University of Minnesota
    • 12:30 – 12:45 — Break
    • 12:45 – 1:15 — Quality Oats: Can I Actually Make Money Growing Oats?
      Beth Stebbins | Procurement and Sustainability, Grain Millers
    • 1:20 – 2:00 — Practical Management Tips for Raising Milling Oats
      Ben Dwire | Producer, Arco, Minnesota
    • 2:05 – 2:45 — Winter Barley: A New Crop for Minnesota Farmers
      Kevin Smith | Professor of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota