Dairy Forage Seminars

Dairy Forage Seminars at World Dairy Expo are hosted by the organizing partners of the World Forage Analysis Superbowl. Forage experts from the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and other research centers work together to present seminars on cutting-edge research and information. These experts are also on-hand throughout the week in the World Forage Analysis Superbowl space found in the east end of the Arena Building. 

2020 Dairy Forage Seminars will be announced soon. Until then, please enjoy these recordings of the 2019 presentations. 

Seminar recordings are made possible by broadcast sponsor, Protexia.

Wednesday, October 2

10:00 a.m.

Interseeding Alfalfa into Silage Corn 

John Grabber, Research Agronomist, USDA-ARS, US Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, Wis.

1:30 p.m.

How We Make Dairy-Quality Hay and Baleage

Don Hasselquist, Forage Producer, Osceola, Wis.

Thursday, October 3

10:00 a.m.

Corn Silage Hybrids: Cost of Digestible Fiber

Mike Miller, William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, N.Y.

1:30 p.m.

Managing Manure on Forage Crops for Economic and Environmental Benefits

Eric Young, Research Soil Scientist, USDA-ARS, US Dairy Forage Research Center, Marshfield, Wis.

Friday, October 4

10:00 a.m.

Evaluating Reduced-Lignin Alfalfa Yield and Quality Across the United States

Kim Cassida, Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.

1:30 p.m.

Incorporation of Cereal-Grain Forages into Rations for Lactating Cows

Gonzalo Ferreira, Dairy Management Extension Specialist, Department of Dairy Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Saturday, October 5

10:00 a.m.

Getting the Most Out of Your Rations: Feed and Nitrogen Efficiency
Geoff Zanton, Research Dairy Scientist, USDA-ARS, US Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, Wis.