Topics on tap for the Central Oregon Forage Seminar (2019) include: producing low-carb horse hay, effects of storage on hay quality, the 2019 water outlook, forage pest control, measuring reduced lignin quality, and industrial hemp.

When:  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (all day)

Where: 4-H Clover Club Building, Prineville, Oregon

RSVP to OSU Crook County Extension Service (541-447-6228) by January 25.

Full details on this document: Central Oregon Forage Seminar 2019.01.30.

The Oregon Hay & Forage Association and Oregon Forage & Grassland Council are holding a Fall Forage Festival, which will include conversations about hay nutrient values and storage, coping with drought, current research, and resources. Plus the Hay King Contest!

When:  November 16 and 17

Where: Corvallis, Oregon

Cost: $30 (includes lunch)

For the rest of the details, click the pdf link below.

Fall Forage Festival 16-17 Nov 2018 flier

Educational seminars (maximizing corn silage quality, effects of drought stress on digestibility, water conservation) and free lunch(!) are at the University of Idaho Kimberly Research and Extension Center. The field day is September 13, 2018, 10:00-2:00.

For additional details and to RSVP (by September 10), click here to open the flyer.

Significant chanImage of the logo for the Margin Protection Programges to the Margin Protection Program for dairy producers were made in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.  The Farm Service Agency has recently announced new implementation rules to accommodate the changes.  Mark Stephenson and Andrew Novakovic, from the University of Wisconsin and Cornell University, will conduct a webinar to walk you through these changes and to assess impacts on producers who participate.

The webinar will be hosted by Farm Credit East at 10:00 AM PDT on Monday, April 9. It will be limited to the first 500 registered attendees.  You can register for the webinar at https://DairyMarkets.org/register/  The webinar will be recorded and made available as an online stream after it is presented live.

Oregon Junior Holstein Sale

 

5 Holstein heifers & 1 Brown Swiss heifer selling.

Open to all interested 4H & FFA members.

The Sale Catalog is available on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/oregonjuniorholsteinassociation/), in pdf form here: Junior Holstein Sale Catalog 2018, or can be mailed upon request.

The sale is April 7, 2018, starting at noon, at

Meadowood Dairy

4900 Cook RD SE

Turner, OR 97392

Any questions: 503-559-7222 Megan; 503-932-7129 Brian

***No pets