Alabama Novel Endophyte Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop

When:Tuesday, March 28th, 2023. Registration begins at 8:15.
Where:Calhoun Community College – Advanced Technology Center
6250 Hwy. 31 North, Tanner, AL 35671
Who:Forage producers, extension agents and NRCS conservationist
Cost:$40
Registration Link:https://TallFescueAL23.eventbrite.com
Flyer:Click here
Agenda:8:15      Registration Opens
8:45      Welcome Dr. Leanne Dillard, Auburn University
9:00      Tall Fescue Toxicosis: Symptoms and Causes Dr. Leanne Dillard, Auburn University
9:20 Toxicosis Management Dr. Craig Roberts, University of Missouri
10:20 Break
10:30 Seed Quality and Testing Dr. Carolyn Young, North Carolina State
11:00 Establishment and First Year Management Dr. John Andrae, Clemson University
11:45 Lunch and Producer Panel, hosted by Gerry Thompson
1:00 Company Highlights
1:30 Economics Dr. Matt Poore, North Carolina State
2:00 Cost Share and Incentive Programs Cedric Williams, USDA-NRCS
2:30 Travel to the Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center, 9494 Experimental Loop, Madison, AL 35756
3:00 Hands On Activities and Tours:
* Drill Calibration –  David Harkins
* Sprayer Calibration – Dr. David Russell
* Establishment Techniques – Dr. Leanne Dillard
* Variety Plots and Weed Control – Gerry Thompson
4:30 Adjourn
Contact:Leanne Dillard, dillasa@auburn.edu
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