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Alfalfa U focuses on production decisions

Information to help producers make production decisions and how alfalfa can contribute to an operation’s profitability is the focus of Alfalfa U Thursday, Feb. 25, in Loveland, Colo.

The event is 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Ranch at the Larimer County Fairgrounds, 5280 Arena Circle.

Anowar Islam, forage agroecologist with the University of Wyoming Extension, is a keynote speaker presenting “The Agronomy of Alfalfa.”

“I will cover seeds to weeds to pests to soils, and what are the tools that can help an alfalfa grower produce the best possible yield and quality,” said Islam.

Other presentations include:

* “Improved Digestion and Quality.”

* “Feed Value Matters.”

* “Hay in a Day.”

* “Managing Salinity in Alfalfa.”

“This will be a great farmer-focused event, especially for those who want alfalfa in their cropping/animal production systems and improve yield, quality and profitability,” said Islam.

Registration is free and open to all, and lunch is provided. For more information, visit or contact Islam at 307-766-4151 or

–UW Extension