The Empire Farm Days special events lineup includes a program by alfalfa and forage consultant Tom Kilcer of Advanced Ag Systems, Kinderhook, NY, as part of an informational social event sponsored by HarvXtra Alfalfa on Tuesday, August 7.
The 2:30 pm program will be followed by a social hour with food, beverages, and a presentation by HarvXtra Alfalfa experts from 3 to 5 pm in the Special Events Center at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls, NY.
Kilcer will speak on the highly digestible alfalfa making an impact in profitable, healthy, high forage diets on dairy farms. He will address the top new genetics in alfalfa that have been proving to enhance forage quality, and offer key steps for keeping the forage program consistent on each farm.
Kilcer will also share tips on how to achieve the full potential of alfalfa crops from planting to harvest.
Registration at www.FGIFieldDays.com is preferred, but walk-ins will be welcome.
Empire Farm Days is the largest outdoor agricultural trade show in the Northeastern U.S. The event includes agricultural and rural living equipment demonstrations, crop trials, test driving, live horse and cattle demonstrations, safety information, and much more with more than 600 exhibitors and vendors. Find directions and details at www.empiredays.com.