Continuing Education Units to be Available at the KSFGC Annual Conference December 13, 2016

MANHATTAN – Several forage-based educational presentations for farmers, ranchers and consultants will be part of the of Kansas Forage and Grassland Council’s Winter Conference, and continuing education units (CEU’s) will be available for those who want them. The conference will be held at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center, 7001 West 21st, Wichita Ks on Tuesday, December 13, from 8:30 AM to 3:50 PM.


Eight sessions have been submitted for credit and are expected to be approved for CCA CEU credits including: Forage/Pasture Insect Control, Forage/Pasture Fertility Management, Mineral Supplementation in Grazing Cattle, Late Season Burning & Sericea Lespedeza Control, Sampling Technique for Hay, Effect of Sugar Cane Aphids on Feed Quality of Forage Sorghum, Wheat Grazing Management and Forage Profit Strategies. The conference will have five breakouts with credits, allowing attendees to potentially earn a total of five CEU’s from the menu of 8 offerings.

Conference registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the conference kicking off at 9:00 a.m. A Grower Panel will be part of this year’s program along with breakout sessions led by Kansas State University and industry experts coving topics including. “Forage Profit Strategies” will be the keynote address by Dr. Don Ball, Professor Emeritus Auburn University& Author of the Books Southern Forages & Practical Forage Concepts. The full agenda is available on the KSFGC website,

Individual Conference Registration is $65 in advance ($85 at the door) and includes lunch and both KSFGC and AFGC membership for 2017. Additional registration information for businesses, vendors, and forage industry boosters can be found on the KSFGC website. To register, go to and complete and send the registration form, along with the appropriate fee payable to KSFGC, 1228 Westloop Place, PMB #144, Manhattan, KS 66502-2840; Or simply register online. Direct any questions to Mark Nelson at

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