Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop
$60 – $75
Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop

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UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

1490 Bull Lea Road

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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9:00 am Registration

9:30 Welcome, Dr. Ray Smith

9:40 Tall Fescue Toxicosis: Symptoms and Causes, Dr. Craig Roberts - University of Missouri

10:05 Profitable Animal Production, Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler - University of Kentucky

10:30 BREAK

10:45 Establishment & First Year Management, Drs. Ray Smith and Chris Teutsch - University of Kentucky

11:30 Calibrating a Seed Drill, Drs. Ray Smith and Chris Teutsch - University of Kentucky

12:00 Seed Quality and Testing, TBD

12:15 LUNCH

1:00 Management: Novel Tall Fescues and KY 31+, Dr. Glen Aiken - USDA ARS

1:45 Tour Plots at UK Research Farm, Gene Olson - University of Kentucky

3:00 BREAK

3:15 Company Products: Pennington, Mt. View, DLF, Barenbrug

4:00 Cost-Share Programs to Plant Novel Tall Fescue, Adam Jones - USDA NRCS

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

5:00 ADJOURN

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