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2014 Arkansas Forage and Grassland Council Fall Forage Conference

October 15, 2014

AFGC Forage Conference 

 October 30, 2014

 Changing Landscapes in Forages

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“Changing Landscapes in Forages” is the theme of the 2014 Arkansas Forage and Grassland Council Forage Conference set forThursday, October 30. The conference will be held at the Woodland Heights Baptist Church, Education Building, Conway, AR starting at 9:00 a.m. Topics will be covered by nationally known speakers and long-time experts.  Speakers will talk about the following topics:

  • Beef: The real health food
  • Pros and cons  of producing grassfed beef
  • Environmental & endangered species issues: What are the impacts for Arkansas
  • Crop insurance for livestock and forage producers
  • Benefits of alternative livestock watering systems
  • Native grasses: How long does it take to get a stand?
  • Ask the experts panel: What you always wanted to know about forages

Registration can be paid at the door by cash, credit or debit card, or check. The registration fee is $45 per person and $15 for students and includes includes lunch and conference materials. Commercial exhibits and booths will be set up for attendees to see the latest forage management products. Pre-registration is encouraged to help with conference planning. Anyone wanting to improve their forage system should attend this conference.

For more information about the conference or to pre-register, call Kim Fryer at 501-671-2171 or John Jennings, AFGC secretary at 501-671-2350, or contact any AFGC board member.

For more information on livestock production, contact your county extension office, or visit

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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