2024 Alfalfa School is set for February 13 in Great Bend

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K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council (KSFGC) are hosting the 2024 Alfalfa School on Tuesday, February 13. The event will take place at the Burnside Room, 1214 Stone Street in Great Bend, and will run from 8:30 a.m. to around 3:00 p.m.

This year’s event will feature several sessions covering a myriad of topics related to alfalfa production. The program will offer five continuing education unit (CEU) credits for Certified Crop Advisors and one Commercial Applicators credit. The school is free to attend for current Kansas Forage and Grassland Council members. The cost is $45 for non-members and is payable at the door. This fee covers the cost of participation plus membership to KSFGC.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 7, by calling 620-793-1910 or email aboor@ksu.edu.

Session topics

  • New technologies in alfalfa production
  • Management practices for high alfalfa yield
  • Alfalfa fertility management
  • Important alfalfa pests and their control
  • Alfalfa use in the beef industry
  • Alternative annual legumes for western Kansas
  • Alfalfa management under drought and irrigated conditions



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