Annual Wyoming Forage Field Day June 18 near Laramie

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University of Wyoming Extension forage specialist Anowar Islam describes forages during a field presentation.

Modern production and management technology of forages will be highlighted during the Wyoming Forage Field Day Thursday, June 18, at the University of Wyoming’s Laramie Research and Extension Center.

Events are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Cliff and Martha Hansen Livestock Teaching Arena on Hwy. 230 southwest of Laramie.

Held annually, the field day is held in different locations based on producers’ questions and demands, said Anowar Islam, UW Extension forage specialist.

“This event provides great opportunities for producers to connect and have individualized conversations with leading forage researchers and expertise,” said Islam.

Topics include:

  • Flood irrigating grass hay meadows
  • Hay harvest and quality
  • Highly digestible alfalfa
  • Integrated weed/pest management
  • Soil health and fertility
  • Grass varieties performance
  • Panel discussion
  • Forage product and equipment demonstrations

Registration is free but attendees must register by June 11 to ensure lunch. Visit to register.

For more information, contact Islam at 307-766-4151 or

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