2013 Provincial Hay and Silage Day

Title: 2013 Provincial Hay and Silage Day
Location: Neepawa, Manitoba – Beginning at the Legion Hall, 425 Brown Ave
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 (Rain date: Thursday, June 13)
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Presentation Summaries:

5 Steps to High Quality Hay

Silage Done Right

Optimal Fertilizer Application Timing for Hay Fields

Tips for Using a PEAQ Stick to Estimate RFV

Event Announcement:

You are invited to attend a Hay and Silage Information Day and Field Demo presented by Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives, the Manitoba Forage Council in conjunction with participating Agri-businesses. Morning sessions wiill be held in the hall and afternoon will be spent in the field operating equipment.

Topics Include:

How to Harvest High Quality Hay – Dr. Dan Undersander, Madison, Wisconsin
Dr. Undersander is a leading expert in hay production. His talk will help you put up the best quality hay and help you avoid costly mistakes in hay production and field care; ever more important as we have experienced feed shortages and fuel and farming costs rise.

Fertility for Alfalfa for Optimum ProductionJohn Heard, MAFRI

The Economics of Hay and Silage Storage – Tim Clarke, MAFRI

Putting Up High Quality SilageRay Bittner, MAFRI

In-field Demonstrations – measuring quality using the PEAQ method, discussions on soil salinity, booth displays and more!

Registration:

Fees:
$10 per person ($5 for children), includes lunch.

To pre-register:
please call 204-622-2006 by Monday, June 3rd

For more information:
please call MAFRI at 204-648-3965

Date: 2013-06-11