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September 19th, 2018 at Kearney Ag. Center, Fresno County

Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center 9240 S. Riverbend Ave., Parlier, CA 93648

Alfalfa And Small Grains Field Day

2018 Alfalfa and Forage Field Day Presentations

Producing Healthy Forage Systems
November 27-28-29 Reno, Nevada

Including Soil Health and Fertility Workshop, Economics, Pest Management, Genetics

Small Grains - Alfalfa/Forages Symposium

Organized by the California Alfalfa Workgroup and California Alfalfa & Forage Symposium

Hosted by California Alfalfa & Forage Association (CAFA)

  • Nov. 27 – Full Day: Nutrient Management Workshop (Alfalfa/Corn/Grasses)
  • Nov 28-29 1.5 Day California Alfalfa & Forage Symposium (Economics, Irrigation, Pest Management)
  • Exhibits and Sponsorships Welcome

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To be held in Cordoba, Argentina, November 11-14, 2018.

Small Grains - Alfalfa/Forages Symposium

Join colleagues from around the world to learn about alfalfa from a world perspective – economics, genetics, production, and science. Features 45+ speakers and a field day. Argentina is the world’s second largest producer of alfalfa (Lucerne).

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Alfalfa and Grass Hay Exports on Track for Another Dramatic Increase in 2017

Steve Orloff was a true agronomist with broad knowledge and in-depth expertise related to most fields of agriculture science. He published hundreds of articles reporting on his original research related to pest management, irrigation, harvest management fertilization and variety selection.

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This symposium has been sponsored by the University of California since 1971. We have all of the proceedings and many of the Powerpoints (and more recently, videos) of this conference on-line. Please click on the year of interest:

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All Symposia Proceedings (1971-2014) are archived with a search engine, which can be obtained on the Search Proceedings page. Put in any subject or author to obtain articles on many subjects. This is a great source of Western alfalfa information.

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A comprehensive 24-chapter publication designed to provide detailed, scientifically-based information about the growth, production, management, and utilization of alfalfa grown under irrigation. Lots of pest management information, forage quality, and variety information. Chapters can be downloaded, but it’s better to buy the whole publication.

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