Dairy Forage Seminars Focus on Forage Management

Dairy Forage Seminars Focus on Forage Management

The World Forage Analysis Superbowl has announced its lineup for the 2016 Dairy Forage Seminars, held in conjunction with World Dairy Expo®.

Seminars will take place at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. on Saturday on the Dairy Forage Seminar Stage, located in the east end of the Arena Building.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

10:00 a.m.   Invisible Losses from Corn Silage Piles and Bunkers: Real “Shrink” Losses

Peter Robinson, Extension Dairy Nutrition and Management Specialist
University of California, Davis, CA

1:30 p.m.     “It” Doesn’t just Happen: What Manure Evaluation Can Tell Us About Cows and Rations

Mary Beth Hall, Dairy Scientist
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

Thursday, Oct. 6

10:00 a.m.   Feeding Reduced Lignin Alfalfa: How Do We Achieve the Most from This New Technology?

David Weakley, Director of Dairy Forage Nutrition Research
Forage Genetics International, Gray Summit, MO

1:30 p.m.     What to Look for When Feeding This Year’s Forage

John Goeser, Animal Nutrition Director
Rock River Laboratory, Watertown, WI

Friday, Oct. 7

10:00 a.m.   Selecting, Establishing and Managing Cover Crops After Corn Silage

Heidi Johnson, Crops and Soils Agent
University of Wisconsin Extension, Dane County

1:30 p.m.     Forage Quality for High Producing Dairy Herds: Key Performance Indicators

Randy Shaver, Extension Dairy Nutritionist
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Saturday, Oct. 8

10:00 a.m.   Is It Better for Forages to be More Digestible or to Digest More Quickly?

David Combs, Professor of Dairy Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is organized in partnership with DairyBusiness Communications, Dairyland Laboratories, Inc., Hay & Forage Grower, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and World Dairy Expo.

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