Focus on Forage Webinar Series 2024

Focus on Forage Webinar Series 2024

  • Feb. 22, 2024 – Focus on Forage Insurance
  • Feb. 28, 2024 – Focus on Alfalfa
  • Mar. 6,  2024 – Focus on Annual Forages
  • Mar. 20,2024 – Focus on Pastures

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension for the 2024 Focus on Forage webinar series. Webinars are free and run from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Pre-registration is required.Register here or by using the button below. You only need to register once and you will receive access to all four webinars. Certified Crop Advisor CEUs will be available for each webinar. Past webinar recordings can be found on the Focus on Forage Website.


Focus on Forage Insurance

February 22, 2024 12:30-1:30 pm  

Risk Management Products for Wisconsin Forage Production
Pamela Stahlke, USDA RMA 
Decision-Making Strategies with Forage Insurance for Wisconsin Farms
Dr. Paul Mitchell, University of Wisconsin 

1.0 Crop Management CEUs (pending)

Focus on Alfalfa

February 28, 2024 12:30-1:30 pm

Alfalfa Management following 2023 Drought
Scott Newell, University of Wisconsin
Replanting Failed Stands: Alfalfa Autotoxicity
Dr. Kim Cassida, Michigan State University  
Herbicide Carryover in Alfalfa Establishment
Dr. Mark Renz, University of Wisconsin

Potato Leafhopper Management in Alfalfa
Dr. Emily Bick, University of Wisconsin

0.5 Crop Management, 0.5 IPM CEUs (pending)

Focus on Annual Forages

March 6, 2024 12:30-1:30 pm

Annual Forage Options for WI
Dr. Marta Kohmann, University of Wisconsin
Feeding Alternative Forages to Dairy Cattle
Dr. Luiz Ferrareto, University of Wisconsin 
Nitrogen Demand of Winter Cereal Forages in WI
John Jones, University of Wisconsin
Nitrogen Considerations for 2024 – Carryover and Rate Planning
Chris Bandura, University of Wisconsin

0.5 Nutrient Management, 0.5 Crop Management CEUs (pending)

This program is sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension with special support from the following Extension Educators and Outreach Specialists: Scott Reuss, Marinette and Oconto Counties; Kevin Jarek, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties; Steve Okonek, Trempealeau and Jackson Counties; Jerry Clark, Chippewa, Dunn, and Eau Claire Counties; Josh Kamps, Rock, Jefferson, and Walworth Counties; Dan Marzu, North Central Region NPM Specialist; Scott Newell, Alfalfa Outreach Specialist; Liz Gartman, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Washington, and Ozaukee Counties; Megan Sankey, Communications Specialist; Anne Pfeiffer, Crops and Soils Program Manager; Jason Cavadini, Grazing Outreach Specialist.

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