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Silage for Beef Conference

ENREEC, Mead, Nebraska

All Day
Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center
1071 County Road G
Ithaca NE 68033
Target Audiences:
Register now for this free biennial event, offered both virtually and in person.
8:30 AM Welcome
9:00 AM Steps to Success: Enhancing Silage Quality Through
Timing Considerations; Galen Erickson Ph.D., Cattle Industry Professor of Animal Science and Beef Feedlot Extension Specialist, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
10:00 AM The Silage Ecosystem: Negative Consequences of Improper Silage Fermentation; Duarte Diaz Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Arizona
11:00 AM Break
11:15 AM Strategies For Silage Pile Management: Safety,
Density and Nutrient Preservation; Renato Schmidt Ph.D., Forage Technical Services, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, North America
12:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM Navigating the Field: Best Practices for Interacting
with Custom Harvesters; Panel Discussion Moderated by Jessica Sperber Ph.D., Extension Assistant Professor & Feedlot Specialist,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2:15 PM Using Earlage in Feedlots; Zachary Smith Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Animal Science, South Dakota State University
3:15 PM Break
3:30 PM The Role of Silage in Beef Systems; Jim MacDonald Ph.D., Professor Ruminant Nutrition, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
4:30 PM Optimizing Your Silage Investment: Key Takeaways; Kip Karges Ph.D., Technical Services Manager, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, North America
5:30 PM Adjourn
6:00 PM Klosterman Feedlot Innovation Center Tour
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