2022 Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Research and Extension Center Field Day

When:Wednesday, August 3, 2022, registration begins at noon.
Where:Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Who:Forage producers
Cost:Free
Registration Link:Form
Flyer:Website
Agenda:Stockers fed sericea lespedeza pellets show reduced impacts of fescue toxicosis
Sanjok Poudel and John Fike, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech and Gabriel Pent, Shenandoah Valley AREC
Creep-grazing winter annuals for fall calves and summer forage options
Gabriel Pent, Shenandoah Valley AREC
Native warm season grass variety trial and grazing evaluations
Kathryn Payne, Southern Piedmont AREC, JB Daniel, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Gabriel Pent, Shenandoah Valley AREC
Bee-friendly beef
Jonathan Kubesch and Ben Tracy, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech
Femelschlag and improving hardwood regeneration
Adam Downing, Virginia Cooperative Extension Forester, Northwest District
Feeding barn studies
Stefania Pancini and Vitor Mercadante, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech
Impact of implanting calves on cow and calf performance
John Benner, Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent, Augusta County
Effects of bale-grazing on soil fertility
Summer Thomas and Rory Maguire, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech
Clipping heifer hair coats can briefly reduce fescue toxicosis symptoms
Chris Beard, Shenandoah Valley AREC
Updates on artificial insemination protocols for cows and impacts of calving season on cow-calf productivity
Vitor Mercadante, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech
Contact:Amanda Kirby @ 540-377-2255 or akirby07@vt.edu 
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