Program to be held at VT McCormick Farm on August 30, 2016. Featuring a demo of new herbicide options for foxtail control in hay and pasture. Contact Matt Booher at 540-245-5750 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or click Making and feeding quality horse hay – Producers flyer.
Category Monthly Archive for July, 2016
September 1, 2016 3:30-5:00 pm Pre-tour option at Beck-n-Rich Farm Featuring: forage sorghums for silage & baleage 5:00-5:30 pm Registration at Virginia Tech McCormick Farm 5:30-6:15 pm Dinner 6:15-7:30 pm Tour: – summer stockpiling for late-summer grazing, – crabgrass, lespedeza, & summer annual forages – building drought resistance with healthy soils For more information click […]
The Virginia Forage and Grassland Council is currently working with John Fant who co-owns and operates Summerfield farm in Independence, Virginia. Summer Field farm is a grass-fed and grass-finished beef cattle operation. John, a veteran of the United States Army, has been farming full time since 2013, but Summerfield farm has been in John’s family […]
On July 6, 2016, NCSU Extension Entomologist Dominic Reisig reported that the sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari) was found in Stanly County, NC. We first detected this aphid in Virginia in late September 2015 (in Isle of Wight, Prince George, Southampton, Suffolk, Surry, and Sussex Counties), and with its ability to spread and reproduce rapidly, we recommend monitoring for this […]
The Southern Piedmont AREC 2016 Annual Forage Field Day is scheduled for Thursday, July 28, 2016. Registration for Pre-Dinner Tour begins at 2:00 PM Pre-Dinner Summer Annual and Forage Sorghum Tour at 2:30 PM o Update on hay export project, Kyle Quick o Impact of shade on cool-season forage mixtures, Kelly Mercier o Selecting summer […]