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PO Box 982 • Dexter, NM 88230
(575) 626-1688
e-mail: nmhay@yahoo.com


New Mexico Hay Association proudly presents:

2014 Southwest Hay and Forage Conference
Ruidoso Convention Center
Ruidoso, NM
January 15th, 16th & 17th, 2014

We will be accepting credit cards at the door.

Member pre-registration form
Member letter
 

Wednesday, January 15th

1 – 5 pm - Exhibit Setup
5:00 pm – NMHA Board of Directors Meeting, Lodge at Sierra Blanca Hotel Lobby
6:30 pm – Premier Sponsor Appreciation/Board of Directors Dinner Texas Club Steakhouse

Thursday Morning, January 16th

8:00 am - Trade Show Floor Opens – Coffee and Donuts available
9:00 am – Registration Opens
10:20 am – Welcome Joel Klein, NMHA President
– Opening Remarks – Justin Boswell, NMHA Executive Director
10:30 am – Gopher & Prairie Dog Control – Sam Smallidge, NMSU Extension Animal Sciences and Natural Resources
11:00 am – Alfalfa Management Guide for Saline Soils – Dr. Don Miller, Producer’s Choice Seed
11:30 am – Hay Grower’s Toolkit for Educating Horse Hay Buyers – Dr. Jason Turner, NMSU Extension Animals Science & Natural Resources
12:00 noon - Buffet Lunch

Thursday Afternoon, January 16th

1:00 pm – AGPower Update– Dewey Vaughn, AGPower
1:30 pm – NRCS EQUIP & Emergency Programs – Cliff Sanchez, USDA/NRCS
2:00 pm – Industry Updates
2:30 pm – Coffee Break/ Booth Visitation
3:00 pm – Drought Status in New Mexico – Dr. David DuBois, NMSU Plant and Environmental Sciences
3:30 pm – Corn and Alfalfa Fertilization – Paul Wayland, Wilbur Ellis
4:30 pm – New Mexico Hay Assn. Annual Business Meeting – Joel Klein, Justin Boswell, and Gina Sterrett
- Caucus to nominate new directors
- Other Annual Business and Discussion as time allows
5:00 pm Social Hour
6:00 pm Dinner
6:45 pm – After Dinner Entertainment – Cowboy Poet Waddie Mitchell
8:00 pm – Music & Dance

Friday, January 17th:

8:00 am – Trade Show Floor Opens – Coffee and Donuts Available
8:30 am – Registration Re-opens
8:30 am – Feral Hog Eradication & Control in New Mexico – Brian Archuleta, USDA
9:00 am – Spider Mite Control In Corn – Dr. Sarah Zukoff, Kansas State Research and Extension
9:30 am – Coffee Break/Booth Visitation
10:00 am – New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez
10:30 am – Dairy Status in the Southwest – Dr. Robert Hagevoort, NMSU Extension Animal Sciences and Natural Resources
11:00 am - AquaCheck USA, Moisture Monitoring – Brad Rathje, Aquacheck USA
11:30 am - Mobile Apps for Agriculture – Jeff Miller, Pioneer Hi-Bred