Feed grains and cereal forage to be discussed at Field Day

Feed grains and cereal forage will be the focus of the 2009 Lacombe Field Day, planned for July 30.

Feed grains and cereal forage will be the focus of the 2009 Lacombe Field Day, planned for July 30. Hosted by the Field Crop Development Centre and the Lacombe Research Centre, this year’s field day will cover feed quality and germplasm development, forage quality, swath grazing, triticale and winter wheat, pulse breeding and pathology, nitrogen use efficiency, rotation studies, and biotechnology for breeding and risk management. Participants will meet at the Alberta Agriculture Crop Research Station, just south of Lacombe, between 8 and 9 a.m. Field tours and presentations will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with lunch from noon to 1:15 p.m. Cost is $20, including lunch, with registration required by July 24. For more information call Loree at 403-782-8114 or Kristy at 403-782-8100 (Ext. 0), or email loree.verquin@agr.gc.ca.

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