MANHATTAN –The Kansas Forage and Grassland Council will hold its Winter Conference and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center, 7001 West 21st Street, Wichita. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the conference kicks off at 9 a.m. A Grower Panel will be part of this year’s program along with breakout sessions led by Kansas State University and industry experts covering topics including: Forage/Pasture Insect Control, Late Season Burning and Sericea Lespedeza Control, Range Beef Cattle Nutrition and Management; Forage/Pasture Fertility Management, Mineral Supplementation in Grazing Cattle and Wheat Grazing Management.

“Forage Profit Strategies” will be the keynote address by Dr. Don Ball, Professor Emeritus Auburn University and author of the books Southern Forages and Practical Forage Concepts. The full agenda is available on the KSFGC website,

Individual Conference Registration is $65 in advance ($85 at the door) and includes lunch and both KSFGC and AFGC membership for 2017. To register go to and complete and send the registration form and fee payable to KSFGC, 1228 Westloop Place, PMB #144, Manhattan, KS 66502-2840; Or register online. Direct questions to Mark Nelson at