28 Sep

Kornet (SLU), Umeå and online (Zoom)

Seminar: Forages, with a northern focus

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In conjunction with Brooke Micke’s PhD defence, we are holding a seminar, with speakers from the evaluation committee.

We will talk aboout forage research at SLU and at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU). We will also talk about possibilities to grow Trifolium ambiguum in Europe, red clover for mixed cropping in a Northern climate and the nitrogen fertilizer challenge in grass-clover leys.

All presentations will be in English.

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Time: 2023-09-28 13:00 - 16:00
City: Umeå and online (Zoom)
Location: Kornet (SLU)
Organiser: Department of Crop Production Ecology


13.00 David Parsons, SLU, Sweden. Introduction – An overview of forage research at VPE

13.30 Jadwiga Andrzejewska, PBS, Poland. Trifolium ambiguum - time to start growing this plant in Europe

14.00 Åshild Ergon, NMBU, Norway. Red clover for mixed cropping in a Northern climate

14.30 Break

15.00 Josef Hakl, CZU, Czech Republic. Forage research at CZU with focus on root morphology and forage nutritive value

15.30 Jørgen Eriksen, AU, Denmark. The nitrogen fertilizer challenge in grass-clover leys


David Parsons, Professor
Department of Crop Production Ecology, Crop production science
david.parsons@slu.se, 090-786 87 14