Central Oregon Farm Fair Trade Show

first_img Twitter Central Oregon Farm Fair & Trade Show Facebook Noon Lunch served by CHS 1:30 Honey Bee Research Update – Plus Role of Leafcutters, Masons and Native Bees Ramesh Sagili, Honey Bee Extension Specialist 2:15 Hay Market – Where it has Been, Where it is Headed John Szczepanski, US Forage Export Council 3:00 Aero Air and the Madras Air Museum – What they Bring to Madras Glen Newton, Operations Manager 3:30 Adjourn * 2 hours of Pesticide Recertification Credits given Wednesday afternoon   Wednesday, February 5: 9:30 SWCD Annual Meeting Debbe Chadwick, Jefferson County SWCD District Manager 9:45 FSA Annual Meeting Josh Hanning, Oregon State FSA District Director 10:00 Commercial Use of Mustard Green Manures in NW Agriculture Joe Gies, Gies Farms 10:30 Fall Fertilizer on Grass Fields – Does N Source and Timing Matter? Marvin Butler, COARC Director 10:50 Nitrogen Movement in Soil & Kentucky Bluegrass, 2nd Year Don Horneck, HAREC Extension Agronomist 11:25 Basin Water Outlook & NUID Report Jeremy Giffin OWRD, Mike Britton, NUID Noon Lunch served by Wilbur-Ellis 1:30 Farm Bureau – Young Farms and Ranchers Organize Kevin Richards, YFR Committee Chairman 1:40 Online Pesticide Recertification Opportunities* Katie Ralls, COARC Education Coordinator 2:00 Progress in Understanding Ergot in Grass Seed Production* Jeremiah Dung, COARC Plant Pathologist 2:30 Ventenata Encroachment into Crops – Why You Should Care* Fara Brummer, Extension Livestock & Rangeland 3:00 Volunteer Wheat &Medusahead Control in Kentucky Bluegrass* Gustavo Sbatella, COARC Weed Scientist 3:30 Oregon Wheat Grower’s League- Central Oregon Meeting Kurt Feigner-OWGL Central Oregon President 5:00 Central Oregon Wheat Grower’s League Banquet- Inn at Cross Keys Tri-tip dinner, $25/person. No host social hour, dinner begins at 6:30.Door prizes, including Blazer tickets and a weekend trip to Newport. RSVP to Sally or Marilyn at the OWGL Office (541) 276.7330 by January 30th.   Jefferson County Seed Growers Association LinkedIn on January 28, 2014 Email 0 Share. By CBN Tumblr Pinterest Google+ Set for February 5-6 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, the show is an opportunity for local farmers and ranchers to get updates on issues affecting agriculture.  The Central Oregon Farm Fair & Trade Show is an opportunity for local farmers and ranchers to get updates on issues affecting agriculture; hear reports on local research efforts; and receive two hours of pesticide applicator recertification credit. It’s also the chance to visit with neighbors while checking out new farm equipment, products and services from more than 30 vendors. Free and open to the public. Lunch and refreshments each day. 541-475-7107 www.jeffcoseed.com/farm-fair  Thursday, February 6: 9:00 Pitch Fork Rebellion—What is New on the Political Front? Paulette Pile, Oregonians for Food and Shelter 9:40 Healthy Microbes and Healthy Soils Rich Affeldt- Central Oregon Agronomy 10:10 Microbial Activity- Agriculture vs. Native Soil Anne Taylor- Soil Microbiology, Research Associate OSU 10:40 COARC – Questions to Ask, Things to Know Marvin Butler & COARC Executive Council 11:15 Jefferson County Smoke Management Update Kristie Fisher, Program Coordinator 11:40 Jefferson County Seed Growers Association Meeting Kip Light & Mark Hagman- Co-Presidents E-Headlineslast_img read more