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2022 Silage for Beef Conference III: Small grain silage

Date: Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center near Mead & Online
Contact: Mary Drewnoski, (402) 472-6289, mary.drewnoski@unl.edu
The conference will be focused on making and storing small grain and sorghum silages. It will be held at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center and livestreamed for those who would like to participate virtually. The day begins at 8:30 a.m. and will adjourn by 4:00 p.m. To register go to https://go.unl.edu/silageforbeef2022 . The event is free to those that register before March 2nd.

Agenda
8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
8:45 AM - Agronomic management of small grain for silages
9:30 AM When to harvest small grain silage? A balancing act
10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM – What to do with limited water: Sorghum silage
11:15 AM - Why is fermentation analysis important and what it could mean for your operation?
NOON - LUNCH
12:45 PM - Fundamentals of silage harvest management
1:30 PM - Inoculants for small grain silage- Which ones, when to use and return on investment
2:15 PM - BREAK
2:30 PM Economics and ROI of quality forage in grower and finishing beef rations
3:15 pm Producer Panel: Making small grain silage work

Sponsored by: Lallemand Animal Nutrition, Nebraska Extension and the Iowa Beef Center
Contact: Mary Drewnoski mary.drewnoski@unl.edu 402-472-6289

https://beef.unl.edu/2022-silage-beef-cattle-conference

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