2019 Georgia Forage Conference


  8:30          Registration opens

  9:00          Welcome and introductions

                  Dr. Dennis Hancock, Extension Forage Agronomist, UGA

                  XXXXXXXX, Exec. VP, Georgia Cattlemen’s Association                

  9:15          Weather outlook for forage production in 2019

                  Dr. Pam Knox, Agricultural Climatologist, UGA

  9:45          Pasture renovations following extreme wet

                  Tayler Denman, Ext. Program Coord., UGA

10:15          Break

                  Visit sponsors

10:30          Fertility issues following extreme wet

                  Dr. Lisa Baxter, Extension Forage Agronomist, UGA

11:00          Weed issues following extreme wet

                  Dr. Nick Basinger, Asst. Professor, Crop and Soil Sciences, UGA

11:30          Risk management

                  Chris Prevatt, Univ. of Florida Extension Beef Cattle and Forage Economist

12:00          Lunch Break (Visit Display Area)

                  Lunch sponsored by:                   

12:45          Strategies and alternatives for challenging hay making weather

                  Dr. Jennifer Tucker, Asst. Professor, Ani. & Dairy Sci., UGA 

  1:10          Putting hay up wet: Opportunities and options with hay preservatives

                  Dr. Dennis Hancock, Prof. & State Forage Ext. Specialist, UGA

  1:35          Summary List of Practices for 2019 and Panel Discussion

                  Dr. Dennis Hancock, Prof. & State Forage Ext. Specialist, UGA


The Georgia Forage Conference is held in conjunction with the Georgia Cattlemens Convention

Thursday, April 4th 2019

8:30AM - 2:00PM


Georgia National Fairgrounds

401 Golden Isles Pkwy. 

Perry, GA 31069