The Western Hay Business Conference and Expo, sponsored by Hay & Forage Grower magazine, is set for Oct. 24-25 at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park in Spokane, WA. It will feature a panel of innovative hay growers discussing ways to increase sales and profits. Other speakers will cover hay export opportunities.

Attendees will learn:

  • How to squeeze more profit from a hay business.
  • Alfalfa's role in human nutrition, in building materials, and as fodder for ethanol.
  • How to maximize yields and profits from timothy and orchardgrass.
  • Why hay growers need to look at the organic hay market and what horse hay buyers want and how they want it.
Registration is $150/person, $125 for a second person from the operation. Learn more at
-- Susan Rowland