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Feb 27

Forage Crop Hour

Tuesday, February 27 - Thursday, February 29

Round bales of forage alongside an alfalfa field.

Week 8 of the SDSU Extension Crop Hour webinar series focuses on forage production in South Dakota. Experts will present on insects, alternative forage options, and forage rotations. Jeff Jackson from Croplan and Dan Undersander from the University of Wisconsin-Madison join Crop Hour this week to discuss forages.

Join the SDSU Extension agronomy team each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, January 9 - March 7 at 10:00 a.m. CST / 9:00 a.m. MT for Crop Hour. SDSU Extension Crop Hour webinars provide valuable information for South Dakota crop producers to help them improve their profitability and prepare for the upcoming season. Topics throughout the series include weed, insect, and disease management; crop nutrient management; variety trial data; soil health; climate outlook; and market updates.

The event is free and online registration is required. Continuing education credits (CEUs) are offered for Certified Crop Advisers who join the webinar.

For more information, contact Sara Bauder, SDSU Extension Forage Field Specialist.

Register on Zoom

February 27: Insects

  • Alfalfa Insect Pests and How to Deal with Blister Beetles; Patrick Wagner, SDSU Extension Entomology Field Specialist

February 28: Alternative Forages

  • Alternative Forage Strategies: Start with a Plan; Jeff Jackson, Alfalfa & Forage Specialist at Croplan

February 29: Legumes in Rotations

  • The Value of Legumes in Rotations; Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin-Madison Emeritus