Social Links Search




SDSU, UNL Extensions Plan Forage Field Day Aug. 4

South Dakota State University Extension and Nebraska Extension will host their collaborative 2022 Forage Field Day at the University of Nebraska Haskell Ag Lab on Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT.

"We are excited to partner with UNL on this field day," said Sara Bauder, SDSU Extension Field and Forage Specialist. "Forages are a vital crop to South Dakota, and we look forward to offering producers an opportunity to network and expand their knowledge base through demonstrations and presentations at this event."

The Forage Field Day is designed to provide hands-on and classroom learning and networking experience for forage growers in South Dakota, Nebraska and the surrounding areas. The program focuses on many trending topics within the industry and will feature speakers from both academia and production.

Agenda include:

10 a.m. -- Cover Crops/Alternative Forages: Pete Sexton, associate professor and SDSU Extension Sustainable Cropping Systems Specialist, and Brad Rops, SDSU Southeast Research Farm Operations Manager

11 a.m. -- Nitrogen and Forages -- Saving Fertilizer Costs: Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist

Noon -- Lunch

1 p.m. -- Full Season Grazing: Doug Steffen, producer, Crofton, Neb.

1:30 p.m. -- Raising Crops for Grain vs. Silage: Boadwine Farms, Baltic, S.S.

2:20 p.m. A Silage Harvest Management Overview -- From Top to Bottom: Becky Arnold, Lallemand Animal Nutrition

3:40 p.m. -- Speaker panel discussion

4:30 p.m. -- Optional research farm tour

Those interested in attending can register for the field day by visiting the SDSU Extension events page. Registration costs $30 and will close July 29. CCA credits are available.

The Haskell Ag Lab Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Farm is located at 57905 866 Road, Concord, Neb.

For questions and more information, contact Kiernan Brandt, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, at (605) 882-5140 or, or Ben Beckman, Assistant Nebraska Extension Educator, at (402) 254-6821 or

Geological Activity Rapidly Changes Deep Microbial Communities Geological Activity Rapidly Changes Deep Microbial Communities
Analysis Finds No Correlation Between Intake of Refined Grain and Diabetes Analysis Finds No Correlation Between Intake of Refined Grain and Diabetes

Categories: Nebraska, Crops, Hay & Forage, South Dakota, Crops, Hay & Forage

Subscribe to newsletters

Crop News

Rural Lifestyle News

Livestock News

General News

Government & Policy News

National News

Back To Top