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Strategies to Optimize Yield and Quality of Forage on Your Farm

March 6 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Event date/time:
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – 9:30am to 3:30pm

Event location:

UMass Crop and Animal Research Education Center
89 River Rd
South Deerfield, MA 01373

9:30 – 10:00 Registration + Coffee

10:00 – 10:30 Estimates of Massachusetts Dairy Costs and Returns Dr. Dan Lass, UMass

10:30 – 11:00 Managing Weeds in Pastures Dr. Sid Bosworth, UVM

11:00 – 11:30 Forage Sorghum: The Other Corn Crop Tom Kilcer, Advanced Ag Systems, NY

11:30 – 12:00 Understanding the Importance of Fiber Digestibility Rick Kersbergen, UMaine

12:15 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 Double Cropping: Making Money on Both Ends Tom Kilcer, Advanced Ag Systems, NY

1:30 – 2:00 Troubleshooting Corn After Cover Crops Sam Corcoran and Masoud Hashemi, UMass

2:00 – 2:30 Perennial Forage Variety Selection Dr. Heather Darby, UVM

2:30 – 3:00 Get Your Planter Ready for No-Till Jeff Sanders, UVM

3:00 – 3:15 Closing Remarks

Contact’s name: Alexa Smychkovich
Contact’s phone: 4135455221
Contact’s email: asmychko@umass.edu