Dairy Forage Seminars

01:58AM Aug 20, 2014
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The World Forage Analysis Superbowl has winning forage samples on display at the east end of the Arena Building. Forage experts from the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison will present cutting-edge information on the Dairy Forage Seminar Stage. The free daily seminars feature a question and answer period.

World Forage Superbowl WDE

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Wednesday, Oct. 1

10:00 a.m. Making Quality Baleage with Annual Forages

Mike McCormick, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Franklinton, La.

1:30 p.m. Using Propionic Acid to Preserve More Hay

Wayne Coblentz, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Marshfield, Wis.

Thursday, Oct. 2

10:00 a.m. Undigested NDF and Updates to NDF Digestibility: New Tools in Forage Analysis

Mike Van Amburgh, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

1:30 p.m. Make Sure Your Kernel Processor is Doing Its Job

Kevin Shinners and Brian Luck, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.

Friday, Oct. 3

10:00 a.m. Redesigning Alfalfa for Improved Protein Utilization: PPO and O-diphenols versus Tannins

John Grabber, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, Wis.

1:30 p.m. Manure on Forage Crops: Benefits and Challenges

Bill Jokela, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Marshfield, Wis.

Saturday, Oct. 4

10:00 a.m. Do Higher Seeding Rates Improve Alfalfa Stand Persistence and Yield?

Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.

Platinum Sponsor: Mycogen Seeds

2014 Sponsors: Ag-Bag, Agri-King, Barenbrug USA, Blue River Hybrids, Bridon Cordage, CROPLAN by WinField, Kemin, Kuhn North America, National Hay Association, NEXGROW alfalfa, W-L Research

More than $22,000 awarded in cash prizes in 2014