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UPDATED: Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference Set for Jan 18, 2018




The annual Iowa Forage and Grassland Council (IFGC) Conference will once again be held in Ames for its 2018 event. The conference is set for Jan. 18 at the Iowa State University Alumni Center, just south of Stephens Auditorium at the Iowa State Center.

The 2018 IFGC Conference agenda has a great lineup of speakers for our attendees again this year! Dr. Hugo Ramirez, ISU, will discuss “Corn silage quality”, Dr. John Grabber,  USDA‐ARS, will covers “Establishing alfalfa in silage corn”, and Kathy Voth and Rachel  Gilker  from On Pasture breaks down “When to Spend Your Money: Fake Science or Good Practice ” and that is just before lunch.

IFGC will provide lunch during our annual meeting and award recognition. Directly to follow lunch is a producer panel, Kathy and Rachel will present on “Will Grazing Save the Planet?” and our afternoon breakout sessions.

Adam Janke, ISU, covers “Grazing management for wildlife,” Doug Peterson from NCRS discuses “Soil Health,” Kristine Tidgren, ISU Center for Ag Law & Taxation, is covering the “Iowa Fence Law”, and last (but not least) Dr. Garland Dahlke from the Iowa Beef Center explores “Using BRANDS to stretch feed and forage supplies following a drought.” You will not want to miss our line up of speakers this year. Please download the registration form on Registration deadline is  Thursday, January 11, 2018.

We are excited to provide the industry with such a comprehensive learning opportunity. Your registration includes both morning and afternoon sessions, lunch, IFGC annual meeting, and networking opportunities with speakers and attendees.

Remember! The 2018 IFGC business meeting is being held during lunch on January 18, 2018. Please join us for the whole day and enjoy member meeting and awards recognition.

Pricing: $40/Member (IFGC and PFI) $60/Non‐members

Online Registration: Download PDF form, complete payment information, and email to Joan O’Brien ‐ [email protected]
Mail Registration: Download PDF form, complete payment information or send check payable to Iowa Forage and Grassland Council to 900 Des Moines Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Questions? Contact IFGC 515‐262‐8323 or email Joan O’Brien ‐ [email protected]

The Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) conference is held at the Scheman Building at the Iowa State Center on Friday, Jan 19, 2018.

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