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Extension Agronomy

Western Kansas Forage Conference, February 21 in Garden City

Kansas State University Research and Extension and the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council (KSFGC) in collaboration with a number of private forage industry supporters will be hosting the Southwest Kansas Forage Conference on February 21, 2018 at the Southwest Research-Extension Center in Garden City from 9:00 am-3:30 pm. The Southwest Research-Extension Center is located at 4500 E Mary Street, Garden City, KS, 67846.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Impact of climate variability on western Kansas agriculture
  • Nutritional value of forage sorghum
  • Triticale forage production and variety selection
  • Trucking  and forage transportation rules and regulations
  • Getting the most out of your silage
  • Silage safety


This conference provides a platform to keep producers up-to-day on new research and technology development in the forage arena. Producers should consider this conference as an opportunity to refresh basic principles and to learn new principles that they can apply to their own situation.

Conference registration is $25 per individual, and for an additional $25 a farmer or rancher can support and gain the benefits of becoming a KSFGC member.

Online Conference Registration is available at https://ksfgc.org/wkfc/. The registration link can also be found at http://www.southwest.k-state.edu/. Advanced registration required by February 9, 2018.

Continuing Education credits have been applied for and should be available.

Please direct any questions to Mark Nelson at info@ksfgc.org