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 expert are also available throughout the week in the World Forage Analysis Superbowl space, located in the Trade Center at World Dairy Expo.

Each Dairy Forage Seminar is approved for one continuing education credit for members of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS).

The following is the list of 2022 Dairy Forage Seminars. 

Wednesday, October 5
10:00 a.m.

Pre- and Post-Harvesting Practices to Maximize Corn Silage Production and Utilization

Gonzalo Ferreira, Associate Professor & Extension Dairy Scientist, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

1:30 p.m.

Here’s How We Produce Top-Quality Baleage

Kendall Guither, Guither Farms, Walnut, Ill.

Thursday, October 6
10:00 a.m.

Optimizing Dietary Alfalfa and Corn Silage Ratios for Dairy Cattle

Rick Grant, President, William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, N.Y.

1:30 p.m.

Optimal Fertilizer Management During and After Alfalfa Stands

Matt Yost, Associate Professor, Agroclimate Extension Specialist, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Friday, October 7
10:00 a.m. Feeding Grass, Alternate Species, and Cover Crops for Higher Production

Matt Akins, Scientist and Extension Dairy Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Marshfield, Wis.

1:30 p.m.

Agronomic Management of Annual Alternative Forage Crops/Mixes

Kevin Jarek, Outagamie County – Crops and Soils Agent, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, Appleton, Wis.

Historical Dairy Forage Seminars are available here on YouTube.

The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is organized in partnership between Dairyland Laboratories, Inc., Hay & Forage Grower, US Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and World Dairy Expo. To learn more about the Dairy Forage Seminar series or the World Forage Analysis Superbowl competition, visit foragesuperbowl.com