“With the changes going on with sulfur deposition and the purity of fertilizers we are using nowadays, less sulfur is being added to our soil,” he said.
Workshop topics include:
- Adapting to Our Changing Climate
- 590 Nutrient Management Plan Standards: How will they affect livestock producers?
- Utilizing Warm-Season Annuals to Fill the Summer Slump
- Late Season Oats: A Cost-Effective Alternative to Traditional Forages
The conference will also feature a panel discussion from a trio of innovative dairy, sheep and beef producers who will discuss how they manage forages on their farms.
“This meeting is a great opportunity to network and learn from other forage producers,” Sulc said.
The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ohio Department of Agriculture, 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg. Registration is $30 for members of the Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council and $50 for non-members. It includes refreshments, lunch and handouts.
More information and a registration form can be found at http://beef.osu.edu/Flyers/OFGC2013.pdf
The deadline to register is Feb 1.