West-Central Forage Association

Fall Seminar Series 2019



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September 17, 2019


Fall Seminar Series 2019 Event Information

All seminars in this fall series will be hosted at the WCFA office at 5009-45 Avenue, Entwistle, AB. 

This series is FREE to attend for WCFA members! (There will be a $5 charge for non-members). 

Sessions will be drop-in, therefore pre-registration is not required. 

Doors will open at 6:30pm and each seminar will begin at 7:00pm. 

 For more information please contact our office at 1.780.727.4447 or visit our Facebook page!

Part One: SUPPLEMENTING LOW-QUALITY FORAGES IN SHEEP AND BEEF RATIONS

OCTOBER 16, 2019   7:00 PM   FEATURING: DALE ENGSTROM 

Did your forages crops struggle with the conditions this summer? 

During this seminar you will learn:

  • What makes for a low-quality forage
  • The importance of feed testing
  • Which nutrients are of concern
  • How to supplement practically to avoid production and health issues 


Dale will also be demonstrating the advantages of SheepBytes and CowBytes software when addressing forage and ration supplementation. 

For the most up-to-date information please follow this event on our Facebook page.

Part Two: MAKING PROFIT-BASED CHOICES FOR YOUR FARMING OPERATION

OCTOBER 30, 2019   7:00 PM   FEATURING: DALE KALIEL 

You've seen the demonstrations, reports and testimonials, but how do you decide what will make your business better? 

During this seminar Dale will offer insights into the information needed at the farm level and the evaluation techniques you can use to assess effective input use, implement change, efficient capital use and more! 

For the most up-to-date information please follow this event on our Facebook page.

Part Three: MAINTAINING A HEALTHY HERD

NOVEMBER 13, 2019   7:00 PM   FEATURING: SUZANNE ROSE (Merck Animal Health)

This seminar will cover a variety of topics, including parasite control, scour treatment, implants, calf vaccinations and more!

For the most up-to-date information please follow this event on our Facebook page.

Part 4: FORAGE PLANNING TO EXTEND GRAZING AND REDUCE COST

NOVEMBER 27, 2019   7:00 PM   FEATURING: BRIAN PALICHUK (Sales Agronomist, Northstar Seeds Ltd.)


Learn how you can extend your grazing time and reduce operating costs with effective forage planning. 

During this seminar Brian will discuss forage varieties, blends, grazing methods and more! 

For the most up-to-date information please follow this event on our Facebook page. 
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