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On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will host the Kentland Beef & Forage Day. This event will highlight the research at Kentland Farm as well as focus on hay quality and baleage production. Speakers from VCE, Virginia Tech, and industry will deliver workshops and demonstrations on the following topics:
  • Hay quality
  • Hay storage
  • Baleage production
  • Low-lignin alfalfa
  • Vegetable production
  • Estimating forage mass
  • Drones in livestock systems
  • Dairy Science Complex tour
Kentland exists to support the research, teaching, and Extension programs of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, which include many of Virginia’s major agricultural crop and livestock species. Programs are conducted at the farm by many different colleges and departments of the university, including Engineering, Science, Veterinary Science, and Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. The farm is rich in local history, and Virginia Tech has maintained that history through the manor house, slave cemetery, Native American sites, and other early farm buildings. Registration: $10 - includes lunch

To register, please send contact info and payment to:

Pulaski County Extension Office
Attn: Kentland Field Day
143 Third Street NW Suite 3
Pulaski, VA 24301

Checks payable to: “Treasurer - Virginia Tech”