The Chippewa Valley Forage Council will host its annual Spring Seminar on Friday, March 17 at The Back 40 Dining and Cocktails east of Bloomer from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Registration will begin at 11:15am.
Speakers and topics include Bill Halfman, Extension Beef Outreach Specialist, “Beef utilization of
alternative forages”; Katie Wantoch, Extension Farm Management Outreach Specialist, “Crop
production ”; Leonard Polzin, Extension Dairy Marketing Outreach Specialist, “2023 Dairy Outlook”,
Chelsea Russell, Midwest Forage Association, “Alfalfa research update”, Jerry Clark, Chippewa, Dunn,
Eau Claire Extension Crops and Soils Educator, “Managing nitrogen with tight margins”; and Kelly Jones
and Mike Ginter, Compeer Financial, “Farm Insurance Update”.
Cost to attend the seminar is $5.00. Lunch is sponsored by Compeer Financial. 2.0 CCA continuing
education credits are available. The Back 40 is located 2 miles east of Bloomer at the intersection of ST
Highways 40 and 64. For more information or to pre-register, contact the Chippewa County Extension
Office 715-726-7950 or email at email@example.com