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Forage Field Day

Date: Time: 9:30 am–4:30 pm
Southeast Research Farm
29974 University Road
Beresford So 57004
Contact: Ben Beckman, (402) 254-6821, ben.beckman@unl.edu
Sign up online by July 28
for either field day at
https://cvent.me/bOLYPE or by calling 402-254-6821.

9:30 a.m. Registration
10 a.m. Successfully Managing Chop
Length, Packing Density and Kernel
Processing During Silage Harvest
Mike Brouk, Ph.D., Kansas State University
11:10 a.m. Silage Chop Length and Packing
Density Demonstrations
12 p.m. Lunch and Sponsor Networking
1 p.m. Silage Use in Finishing Diets:
Inclusion, Processing and Beef
Production Per Acre of Cropland
Zach Smith, Ph.D., SDSU
1:50 p.m. Shaker Box Demo
Kim Clark, UNL
2 p.m. Meeting Your Operation’s Goals with
Small Cereals Silage
Alexa Johnson, UNL
Mary Drewnoski, Ph.D., UNL
2:50 p.m. Refreshment and Networking Break
3 p.m. Alfalfa Survivability – Drought and
Winter Stress
Craig Sheaffer, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
3:50 p.m. Forage Insurance Options
Jay Parsons, Ph.D., UNL
4:15 p.m. Survey and Wrap Up
4:30 p.m. Optional research farm tour

https://ianrnews.unl.edu/2021-forage-field-day-events-planned-south-dakota-nebraska

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