The effects that damage by Sugarcane Aphids have on the feed quality of forage sorghums will be a key topic at the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council’s Winter Conference and Annual Meeting Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center, 7001 West 21st Street, Wichita, KS.
Rick Kochenower an agronomist with Sorghum Partners will present information about the impacts that Sugarcane Aphids have on forage sorghum feed quality and associated cattle performance.
Conference registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the conference kicking off at 9:00 a.m. A Grower Panel will be part of this year’s program along with breakout sessions led by Kansas State University and industry experts coving topics including: Forage/Pasture Insect Control, Range Beef Cattle Nutrition and Management; Forage/Pasture Fertility Management, Mineral Supplementation in Grazing Cattle, Wheat Grazing Management.
“Forage Profit Strategies” will be the keynote address by Dr. Don Ball, Professor Emeritus Auburn University& Author of the Books Southern Forages & Practical Forage Concepts. The full agenda is available on the KSFGC website, https://ksfgc.org/annual-meeting/
Individual Conference Registration is $65 in advance ($85 at the door) and includes lunch and both KSFGC and AFGC membership for 2017. Additional registration information for businesses, vendors, and forage industry boosters can be found on the KSFGC website. To register go to https://ksfgc.org/annual-meeting/ and complete and send the registration form, along with the appropriate fee payable to KSFGC, 1228 Westloop Place, PMB #144, Manhattan, KS 66502-2840; Or simply register online. Direct any questions to Mark Nelson at [email protected]