University of California Alfalfa & Forages
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“Improving Your Odds of Profitability”
December 2 – 4, 2009 • Grand Sierra Resort and Casino • Reno, NV
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Exhibitor Registration
  • Why Exhibit?
  • This is an important year for alfalfa. Hay prices are down, dairies are struggling, and growers are very interested in new products and ideas for saving money. It’s a great time to be a part of this important conference!
  • The conference program covers many issues related to alfalfa and other harvested forages (markets, pest management, soils and irrigation, alfalfa as an energy crop, and how management decisions affect profitability).
  • Put up an Exhibit
  • Assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, the cost will be
  • $395 for a tabletop display (cloth covered, without electricity)
    $50 for the option of electrical hookups
    $50 for free-standing poster boards
  • Each exhibitor will receive one complimentary registration, which includes the banquet lunch and a copy of the proceedings. Overnight security will be provided.

    In order to secure a spot, exhibitors are required to pay by credit card online or send a check with their application form via mail.

    We expect 600-800 attendees.

    For further information or questions about conference exhibition, contact our Exhibit Coordinator (Blake Sanden).

  • Pre-Conference Workshop Registration is CLOSED. If you are interested please check the waiting list box.
  • Hands-On Alfalfa Diagnostics Workshop
    • Can you identify the most common weeds and insect pests in alfalfa?
    • Do you know proper sampling techniques for soils and insects?
    • Have you ever seen a nematode?
    • Can you recognize herbicide injury symptoms?
  • These topics and many more will be covered in detail during a 4-hour Alfalfa Diagnostics Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, December 2nd from 1 to 5 PM. Each participant will rotate through sessions covering Soil Fertility, Weeds, Insects, and Diseases & Nematodes. Workshops will be conducted by experts from University campuses, Cooperative Extension, and industry. This interactive training will benefit pest control advisors, consultants, and progressive growers.
  • Participants can earn valuable Continuing Education Credits (e.g. PCA and CCA).
  • Due to the hands-on nature of this workshop, participation is limited.
  • Reserve your spot quickly!