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Winter Forage Conference going virtual
Alicia Boor
Alicia Boor

The annual Winter Forage Conference hosted by the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council and Kansas State University has been switched to a totally virtual event and will not take place in Great Bend. 

The event will still occur beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10. The program will continue to feature agricultural specialists addressing several forage topics including, pasture management and weed control, current hay prices and statistics, along with alfalfa management, insect control and a research update. 

Featured speakers include Kim Nettleton, Kansas Department of Agriculture, market news; Don Miller, Alforex Seeds; Romulo Lollato, KSU wheat and forages extension specialist; Keith Harmoney, KSU range scientist; and Walk Fick, KSU range management specialist. 

The event is free for current KSFGC members whose memberships extend into 2021, and $25 for non-members, payable online. 

Register online at 

Feel free to direct questions to Mark Nelson, at, or by calling 785-587-6103, or Alicia Boor at, or by calling 620-793-1910. 

Alicia Boor is the Agriculture and Natural Resources agent with K-State Research and Extension – Cottonwood District. Contact her by email at or call 620-793-1910.