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Bluegrass Stockyards Lexington

4561 Iron Works Pike

Lexington, KY 40511

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Toxic tall fescue reduces livestock weight gains and lowers reproductive performance. This one day workshop will give you the tools and information needed to remove toxic tall fescue and replace it with novel tall fescue varieties. Speakers include local producers, company representatives and researchers from across the country.

Organized by Alliance for Grassland Renewal

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8:30 am Registration

9:00 Welcome, Dr. Ray Smith

9:10 Tall Fescue Toxicosis: Symptoms and Causes

Dr. Craig Roberts - University of Missouri

9:35 Profitable Animal Production

Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler - University of Kentucky

10:00 Break and Demo: Endophytes Under Microscope

Dr. Carolyn Young - Noble Research Institute

10:20 Establishment & First Year Management

Dr. Jimmy Henning - University of Kentucky

11:00 Calibrating a Seed Drill

Dr. Chris Teutsch - University of Kentucky

11:40 Producer Economics

Darrel Franson - Producer

12:00 Seed Quality and Endophyte Testing

Nick Hill - Agrinostics & Chris Agee - Pennington Seed

12:15 Lunch and Microscope Demo

1:00 Management: Novels and Toxic Paddocks

Dr. Ray Smith - University of Kentucky

1:45 Tour Plots at UK Research Farm

Gene Olson & Dr. Ray Smith- University of Kentucky

3:00 Break and Microscope Demo

3:15 Company Product Highlights:

Justin Burns - Barenbrug

Jerome Magnuson - DLF

Mark Thomas - Mountain View Seed

Chris Agee - Pennington Seed

4:00 Cost-Share Incentive Programs

Adam Jones - USDA NRCS

4:15 Producer Panel: On-Farm Success with Novel Tall Fescue

5:00 Adjourn


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