Hay Day rolls into Haywood July 12

The Mountain Research Station will hold its annual Hay Day on July 12, featuring demonstrations of the latest hay equipment and educational sessions for growers. Two hours of pesticide credits are available as well as three hours of continuing education credits for certified crop advisors.

The schedule will include:

• 10 to 10:45 a.m.: mowing, tedding and sprayer demonstrations

• 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.: calibrating sprayers

• 11:45 a.m. to noon: FFA competition

• Noon to 12:30: lunch

• 12:30 to 12:50 p.m.: welcome and Introductions

• 12:50 to 1:00 p.m.: FSA update

• 1 to 1:20 p.m.: preparing for emergencies on the farm

• 1:20 to 2:20 p.m.: pesticide and farm safety

• 2:20 to 3 p.m.: pasture and hayfield fertility

• 3 to 4 p.m:. raking and baling demonstrations

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