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Join us for the 2016 SE Hay Convention Presented by Kubota

We are proud to announce that Kubota is joining us as Title Sponsor of this year’s event! We are excited to have Kubota as a partner in this program. The Southeast Hay Convention presented by Kubota is planned for March 8-9, 2016 at the Sunbelt Ag Expo grounds in Moultrie, GA. This event follows on the resounding success of our previous programs. This two-day workshop will focus on techniques for producing high yields of high quality hay and baleage, along with a more detailed look at 1) weed competition, 2) herbicide technology and resistance issues, 3) proper handling of pesticide application equipment, 4) where and how to grow alfalfa, 5) bermudagrass stem maggot and insect pest updates, 6) baled silage, 7) forage establishment. Included in the itinerary will be multiple hands-on applications for each of these subject, including (weather permitting) demonstration of sprigging techniques.

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Early bird registration for the event has been extended, but REGISTER TODAY! Because of the financial support of our sponsors and from the producer-funded, Georgia Beef Commissionwe are able to offer a discount of $85/person compared to the price of the SE Hay Convention in years past! Registration for the Southeast Hay Convention presented by Kubota is $90 for the first person from a family or farm and $75 for each additional person from the same family or farm. Included in your registration fee is a 400+ pg. Southeast Hay Convention notebook, a weed ID book, two lunches, freshments, and other resources.

Registration for the Southeast Hay Convention presented by Kubota is now available online. You can also register by downloading this printable form, filling it out and mailing or faxing it back to us. more information here.