University of Maryland Extension

Western Maryland Hay and Pasture Conference

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Garrett College CTTC, 116 Industrial Drive, Accident, MD 21520 USA
University of Maryland Extension, University of Delaware

About The Event

The third event of the Maryland-Delaware Forage Council's Hay and Pasture Conference Series is taking place in Accident, MD on January 16, 2020.  Register by contacting Garrett County Extension at 301-334-6960.


Registration for the Western Maryland conference will be $20 per person before January 13th or $25 per person after January 13th.  Registration can be completed online at (registration fees will be added) or by calling the Garrett County Extension Office at 301-334-6960.  Checks should be made payable to University of Maryland Extension-Garrett.  Please contact the Garrett County Extension Office at 301-334-6960 with questions or if you need special assistance.


8:30 AM  Registration

9:00 AM  Welcome, Willie Lantz, UMD Extension

9:15 - 9:45 AM  Tips and Tricks for Successful Forage Renovation and Establishment, Dave Myers, UMD Extension

9:45 - 10:15 AM  Weed Control in Hay and Pasture Systems, TBD

10:15 - 10:30 AM  Break

10:30 - 11:15 AM  Making the Most of Adaptive Grazing in Building a Productive Pasture-Based Livestock System, Dr. Matt Poore, NCSU 

11:15 - 11:45 AM  Putting it All Together: Making Quality Hay and Haylage, Dave Myers, UMD Extension

11:45 - 12:00 PM  Words from the Maryland-Delaware Forage Council, Dr. Amanda Grev, UMD Extension

12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 PM  Building a Balanced and Resilient Forage System Using Perennials and Annuals, Dr. Matt Poore, NCSU

2:00 - 3:00 PM  The Wonderful World of Annuals: Where Do They Fit In Maryland? Dr. Amanda Grev, UMD Extension


Contact Willie Lantz (; 301-334-6960) or Amanda Grev (; 301-432-2767)

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