August 7, 2018 | By: Katie Pratt
Lexington, Ky.

Forage and livestock producers can see the latest research in action and get tips on fall and winter forage preparations during an Eastern Kentucky Field Day on Sept. 6. The free field day will be at the Derrickson Agricultural Complex at Morehead State University.

The field day is a partnership between forage specialists in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and Morehead State University and the Kentucky Forage and Grassland Council.

The event will feature joint research projects conducted by MSU and UK specialists. Topics that will be covered include stockpiling tall fescue, new approaches to alleviate fescue toxicosis, making haylage work and dealing with high-trafficked livestock areas.

The field day will begin at 4:30 p.m. EDT with registration and exhibits. A meal is provided.

The Derrickson Agricultural Complex is located at 25 MSU Farm Road in Morehead.

To register, visit https://18KFGCFieldDayEast.eventbrite.com or contact the Rowan County Cooperative Extension Service at 606-784-5457.

Contact: 

Jimmy Henning, 859-218-0749; Ray Smith, 859-227-9167