Current Progressive Dairy digital edition

World Dairy Expo announces dairy forage seminars for 2021

Published on 20 September 2021

Continuing this year at the World Dairy Expo will be the dairy forage seminars, bringing you the latest research and information on forage quality, harvest and storage.

Listen to the industry’s experts from U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and other research centers as they present, which will be available throughout the week in the World Forage Analysis Superbowl space at the Trade Center.



At the south end of the Trade Center, you can attend the 2021 dairy forage seminars during the following times:

Wednesday, Sept. 29

10 a.m.
Keeping the Rumen Healthy: A New Approach to Working with Fiber in Rations

Mary Beth Hall, Ph.D., U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, Wisconsin

1:30 p.m.
Forage Production and Quality at Sand Creek Dairy

Luke and Ethan Haywood, Sand Creek Dairy, Hastings, Michigan


Thursday, Sept. 30

10 a.m.
Considerations for Using Warm-Season Annuals as Part of Your Forage System

John K. Bernard, Ph.D., P.A.S., Dipl. ACAN, University of Georgia, Tifton, Georgia

1:30 p.m.
LEAF (Leaves Enhance Alfalfa Forage) Testing Provides Opportunities for Improving Alfalfa Quality

David D. Weakly, Ph.D., Forage Genetics, West Salem, Wisconsin

Friday, Oct. 1


10 a.m.
Forage Storage: Life After Harvest

Michelle Chang-Der Bedrosian, Ph.D., Vita Plus, Madison, Wisconsin

1:30 p.m.
How do Handheld NIRS Instruments Measure Up?

Matthew Digman, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison, Wisconsin

Saturday, Oct. 2

10 a.m.
Further Considerations for Making Baled Silages

Wayne K. Coblentz, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Marshfield, Wisconsin

Dairyland Laboratories Inc., Hay and Forage Grower, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, University of Wisconsin and World Dairy Expo have partnered together to bring you the World Forage Analysis Superbowl. For more information, visit World Forage Analysis Suprbowl. end mark