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Forage Crop Identification and Fall Seeding Webinar

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Forage Crop Identification and Fall Seeding Webinar

Time: July 8, 2010 from 6:45pm to 9pm
Location: online
Website or Map: http://tinyurl.com/UVMEXT-For…
Phone: 802-223-2389
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: UVM Extension New Farmer Project
Latest Activity: Jun 30, 2010

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Join Sid Bosworth, Extension Associate Professor of the UVM Plant and Soil Science Department for an introduction on how to choose forage crops and prepare the soil for fall seeding. Late summer is a good time to consider a new seeding for pastures or haycrops, provided there is adequate soil moisture. This webinar will review the many species and mixture options for a new seeding, discuss site preparation and post seeding management. Sid Bosworth serves as the state Extension Agronomist. He has been in this position since 1990. Sid has taught courses in forage crops, turf management and weed ecology and has conducted applied research in the areas of alfalfa management, nutrient and manure management of cool season grasses and corn for silage, weed control, pasture management, forage quality and organic wheat production. His extension programs focus on crop and pasture management and utilization, integrated crop management and grasses for biomass energy. He developed and maintains the Vermont Crops and Soils Homepage (http://pss.uvm.edu/vtcrops). He has a Ph.D. in crop physiology from the University of Kentucky and a M.S. in agronomy and B.S. in animal science from Auburn University.

Newcomers to online learning are welcome. All you need to participate is internet access and a computer that you can hear sound through.

To participate, please go to http://tinyurl.com/UVMEXT-ForageWebinar at about 6:45 pm Eastern time on July 8, 2010. For more information, contact newfarmer@uvm.edu or call 802-223-2389×203. If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please let Mary Peabody know by July 5 at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382 (toll-free in Vt.) or mary.peabody@uvm.edu so we may assist you.

If you have not participated in a webinar before, we recommend you download the necessary software for free the day before the webinar is scheduled at http://www.elluminate.com/support/index.jsp.

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