Dairy Expo Announces Forage Seminars

Dairy Forage Seminars are centered around cutting-edge research and information regarding topics such as forage quality, harvest and storage. The experts selected to present in 2021, from the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and other research centers, will also be available throughout the week in the new World Forage Analysis Superbowl space, now located in the Trade Center at World Dairy Expo.

The following schedule of 2021 Dairy Forage Seminars will be presented on the Dairy Forage Seminar Stage at the south end of the new Trade Center:

Wednesday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m.

Keeping the Rumen Healthy: A New Approach to Working with Fiber in Rations with Mary Beth Hall, Ph.D., U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, Wis.

Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1:30 p.m.

Forage Production and Quality at Sand Creek Dairy with Luke and Ethan Haywood, Sand Creek Dairy, Hastings, Mich.

Thursday, Sept. 30, 10 a.m.

Considerations for Using Warm-Season Annuals as Part of Your Forage System with John K. Bernard, Ph.D., P.A.S., Dipl. ACAN, University of Georgia, Tifton, Ga.

Thursday, Sept. 30, 1:30 p.m.

LEAF (Leaves Enhance Alfalfa Forage) Testing Provides Opportunities for Improving Alfalfa Quality with David C. Weakly, Ph.D., Forage Genetics, West Salem, Wis.

Friday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m.

Forage Storage: Life After Harvest with Michelle Chang-Der Bedrosian, Ph.D., Vita Plus, Madison, Wis.

Friday, Oct. 1, 1:30 p.m.

How Do Handheld NIRS Instruments Measure Up? with Matthew Digman, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.

Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.

Further Considerations for Making Baled Silages with Wayne K. Coblentz, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Marshfield, Wis.

Learn more about the Dairy Forage Seminar series and the World Forage Analysis Superbowl competition: foragesuperbowl.com