- Author: Vonny M. Barlow
- Author: Daniel Putnam
2015 Western Alfalfa & Forage Symposium will be held in Reno, Nevada on December 2-4 at the Silver Legacy Hotel, with a focus on water, irrigation, pest management and economics.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about alfalfa and other forage crops, and to visit with farmers, scientists, experts in various fields. Eleven Western States have joined forces this year to plan the Symposium. The event will be managed by the California Alfalfa & Forage Association (Sacramento, CA). Typically between 500 and 700 people attend.
- One-Day Alfalfa Irrigation Training Workshop (December 2)
- Economic Trends
- Pest Management Methodologies
- Environmental/Water Issues
- Alternative Forage Crops in a Drought Year
- Forage Quality and Utilization
- Harvesting Technology
PCA and CCA continuing education credits will be offered.
Sponsorship opportunities are available
Exhibits are encouraged (generally 60-70 exhibitors host booths)
For an idea about the previous symposia, visit the 2014 California Alfalfa and Grains Symposium web page (videos and written proceedings).
See the symposium website: http://calhay.org/symposium/ for registration and program information.