Hay Day at McNay

Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Check-in begins at 9:30 AM.


Hay Day at McNay is an event designed to allow producers across the state to see live, in-person demonstrations from local equipment dealers over different pieces of haying equipment.

Join local equipment dealers at the McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm as they perform live demonstrations of haying equipment. Be sure to walk through the equipment trade show featuring hay, feeding, and livestock working equipment from additional local suppliers. 

In case of inclement weather, a rain date is planned for June 11th with the same day-of program schedule. 



9:30 AM

Registration and check-in

10:00 AM

Mowing demonstrations

11:00 AM

Tedding demonstrations

11:30 AM

Raking demonstrations

12:30   PM

Lunch (provided) with guest speaker ISU Forage Specialist, Shelby Gruss

1:30 PM

Trade show

2:45 PM

Baling demonstrations

5:00  PM     

Program concludes



For assistance with registration or questions over the program please contact Chris Clark, extension beef specialist, at 712-250-0070 or caclark@iastate.edu or Clarabell Probasco, extension field agronomist, at 641-208-5435 or caknapp@iastate.edu.


Register here: https://go.iastate.edu/NERGQP

The event is FREE to attend, and lunch will be provided.

Pre-registration is not required to attend but highly encouraged, and walk-in registration is welcome. ​