$65 – $80

Virginia Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop 2020

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Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center

5527 Sullivans Mill Road

Middleburg, VA 20117

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This workshop will give you the tools to understand, manage, and mitigate toxic tall fescue on your farm.

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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 extension specialists and researchers from across the country.

8:15 Registration Opens

8:45 Welcome, Dr. Gabe Pent and Tait Golightly

9:00 Tall Fescue Toxicosis: Symptoms and Causes TBD

9:20 Toxicosis Management, Dr. John Fike, Virginia Tech

10:20 Break and Microscope Demonstration

10:35 Horses and Small Ruminants, Carrie Swanson

10:55 Video: Darrel Franson

11:20 Establishment and First Year Management, Dr. John Andrae, Clemson University

12:00 Seed Quality and Testing

12:20 Lunch and Microscope Demonstration

1:05 Cost Share and Incentive Programs JB Daniel, USDA NRCS

1:25 Company Highlights

2:35 Drill Calibration Tim Mize and Jim Hilleary, Virginia Cooperative Extension

2:25 Plot Tours Dr. Gabe Pent and Tait Golightly, Virginia Tech

3:45 Animal Economics, Dr. Gabriel Pent, Virginia Tech

4:10 Producer Panel

4:45 Survey and Adjourn

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5527 Sullivans Mill Road

Middleburg, VA 20117

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