Editors: Dr. Chris Teutsch and Christi Forsythe

37th Annual Kentucky Alfalfa and Stored Forages Conference
2018
Thursday, February 22nd
8:00 AM

Foreword of Kentucky Alfalfa and Stored Forages Conference [2018]

Christopher D. Teutsch, University of Kentucky
Christi L. Forsythe, University of Kentucky

8:00 AM

9:00 AM

Fine Tuning Varietal Selection for the Mid-South

S. Ray Smith, University of Kentucky

9:00 AM

9:20 AM

Alfalfa Establishment: Getting Off to a Good Start!

Christopher D. Teutsch, University of Kentucky

9:20 AM

9:40 AM

Fertilizing High Producing Alfalfa Stands

Edwin L. Ritchey, University of Kentucky

9:40 AM

10:30 AM

An Integrated Approach to Weed Control in Alfalfa Production Systems

Jonathan D. Green, University of Kentucky

10:30 AM

10:50 AM

An Integrated Pest Management IPM Approach in Alfalfa Production Systems

Lee H. Townsend, University of Kentucky

10:50 AM

11:10 AM

Integrated Management of Alfalfa Diseases

Kiersten A. Wise, University of Kentucky

11:10 AM

11:30 AM

Harvesting Alfalfa for Quality

Garry D. Lacefield, University of Kentucky

11:30 AM

1:15 PM

Managing Frost Damaged Alfalfa Stands

Christopher D. Teutsch, University of Kentucky
Jimmy C. Henning, University of Kentucky
S. Ray Smith, University of Kentucky
Tom Keene, University of Kentucky
Matthew Dixon, University of Kentucky

1:15 PM

1:35 PM

Mechanization to Optimize Alfalfa Harvest Efficiency

Industry Representative

1:35 PM

2:05 PM

Emerging Export Markets for High Quality Alfalfa Hay

Tom Keene, University of Kentucky

2:05 PM

2:25 PM

The Future of Alfalfa: Understanding GMO Traits and Their Impact on Production and Marketing

Phil Bollman, Forage Genetics International LLC

2:25 PM

3:05 PM

Discussion and Survey

Conference Attendees

3:05 PM