Virginia Small Grains Field Day

Thursday, May 18th 2017

Featherstone Farm Seed
13941 Genito Road
Amelia, VA 23002


The Virginia Grain Producers Association, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Small Grains Checkoff Board, and Featherstone Farm Seed are proud to host the 2017 Virginia Small Grains Field Day. This year’s field day will be hosted at Featherstone Farm where you will have the opportunity to visit with exhibitors, participate in the field plot tours, hear from industry experts, and enjoy a lunch with fellow producers.


This year's field plot tours include: wheat varieties, small grain forage variety evaluation, malting barley varieties and management, weed control in small grains, small grain disease management, small grain insect pest management. We will have an exciting program of speakers featuring updates from Virginia's agriculture leaders; a presentation from Proximity Malt on their new facility and grain buying plans; a presentation on bread wheat and hulless barley opportunities, and more. The event will end with a barbecue luncheon with producers and industry members.


Thanks to our sponsors and the Virginia Small Grains Board, this is a free event for attendees.


Thursday, May 18, 2017


Featherstone Farm Seed

13941 Genito Road

Amelia, VA 23002


Field Tour Topics & Speakers


Small Grain Varieties - Dr. Carl Griffey

Barley Management and Small Grains for Forage - Dr. Wade Thomason

Small Grain Disease Management - Dr. Hillary Mehl

Small Grain Pest Management - Dr. Sally Taylor

Weed Management in Small Grains - Dr. Michael Flessner


Schedule at a Glance

7:30am - Registration & Exhibits Opens
8:20am - Welcome & Introductions
8:30am - Field Tours Start
11:00am - Program & Speakers
   -Welcome Remarks
    -Land Grant University Updates - Dr Saied Mostaghimi, Virginia Tech
    -Malt Barley for the Brewing Industry - Matt Musial, Regional Manager of Proximity Malt
    -Hard Red Winter Wheat for Milling and Baking
- David Moore, VIPGrains
    -Amaze 10 Hulless Barley for Livestock Feed and More
- Dan Bran, VIPGrains
12:00pm - Lunch is Served


Hosted by:

Featherstone Farm Seed
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Virginia Grain Producers Association

Virginia Small Grains Checkoff Program

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Schedule at a Glance


7:30 AM

Registration & Exhibits Open



Welcome & Introductions
Leave for Field Plot Tours



Program Begins



Lunch is Served