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Understanding Equine Hay Analysis

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Grab your hay analysis document and join this free event with Allen Wilder, agronomist at Miner Institute in Chazy, NY.  Karen Lassell, the equine manager at Miner Institute and Regional Vice President for the NY State Horse Council.  And Katie Ballard the Director of Research at Miner Institute and also the faculty advisor for the UVM Morgan Horse Farm.

  • 6-6:20 PM: Allen will talk about the hay analysis from an agronomist perspective, adding some context to how forage type and harvest conditions can impact the nutrient profile of hay.
  • 6:20 – 6:50 PM:  Karen and Katie will then talk from the horse owner perspective about how we use our hay analysis to identify various equine nutritional requirements.
  • 6:50 – 7 PM: Audience questions

You should have your current hay analysis in hand for this zoom event.

Topic: Understanding Equine Hay Analysis
Time: Mar 20, 2024 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 890 1399 4171
Passcode: 194467

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Meeting ID: 890 1399 4171
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Forage Agronomist

Allen grew up in the Champlain Islands of northern Vermont and has been engaged in crop production since high school. He received an Associate’s degree in Agribusiness Management from Vermont Technical College and went on to earn Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees through the University of Vermont Plant and Soil Science Department. Although he specialized in forage agronomy, Allen attended the Advanced Dairy Management Program during his enrollment at the University of Vermont through the FARMS 2+2 Program. His research interests are diverse and include forage crop fermentation, storage, and utilization as well as traditional agronomic interests.


March 20
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm




Jeannette Cole