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World Dairy Expo 2016
Madison, WI – October 4 - 8, 2016

Invisible losses from corn silage piles and bunkers: Real “shrink” losses
Peter Robinson, Extension Dairy Nutrition and Management Specialist
University of California, Davis, CA

"It" doesn't just happen: What manure evaluation can tell us about cows and rations
Mary Beth Hall, Dairy Scientist
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

Feeding reduced lignin alfalfa: How do we achieve the most from this new technology?
David Weakley, Director of Dairy Forage Nutrition Research
Forage Genetics International, Gray Summit, MO

What to look for when feeding this year's forage
John Goeser, Animal Nutrition Director
Rock River Laboratory, Watertown, WI

Selecting, establishing, and managing cover crops after corn silage
Heidi Johnson, Crops and Soils Agent
University of Wisconsin Extension, Dane County

Forage quality for high producing dairy herds: Key performance indicators
Randy Shaver, Extension Dairy Nutritionist
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Is it better for forages to be more digestible or to digest more quickly?
David Combs, Professor of Dairy Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

2015 World Dairy Expo
Madison, WI - September 29 - October 3, 2015

How much forage can we feed to dairy cows?
Kenneth Kalscheur, Dairy Scientist
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

Managing fermentation with baled silage 
Wayne Coblentz, Agronomist/Dairy Scientist
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Marshfield, WI

Cows agree with total tract NDFD
David Combs, Professor of Dairy Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Forage systems for warm season dairying
Dennis Hancock, Forage Extension Specialist
University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Making or breaking rations with forage digestibility and quality
Mary Beth Hall, Dairy Scientist
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

The secret life of rumen microbes
Paul Weimer, Research Microbiologist
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

Managing reduced-lignin alfalfa 
Dan Undersander, Professor of Agronomy
University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

2014 World Dairy Expo
Madison, WI - September 30 - October 4, 2014

Making quality baleage with annual forages
Mike McCormick
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Franklinton, LA

Using propionic acid to preserve more hay 
Wayne Coblentz
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Marshfield, WI

Undigested NDF and updates to NDF digestibility: New tools in forage anlaysis
Mike Van Amburgh
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Make sure your kernel processor is doing its job
Kevin Shinners and Brian Luck
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Redesigning alfalfa for improved protein utilization: PPO and o-diphenols vs. tannins
John Grabber
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

Manure on forage crops: Benefits and challenges
Bill Jokela
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

Do higher seeding rates improve alfalfa stand persistence and yield? 
Dan Undersander
University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

2013 World Dairy Expo
Madison, WI - October 1-5, 2013

Differences in making alfalfa and grass silage
Dan Undersander, Research and Extension Agronomist
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Reducing heat damage in hay and haylage
Dan Undersander, Research and Extension Agronomist
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Using forage fiber analyses to get the most from your cows
Rick Grant, President
William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute

Have you kept pace with improved forage testing options?
Neal Martin, recently retired Center Director
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, USDA-ARS

Plastic covers and silage density: What's new and basic in making good silage?
Richard Muck, Agricultural Engineer
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, USDA-ARS

Using propionic acid to preserve more hay
Wayne Coblentz, Research Dairy Scientist/Agronomist
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, USDA-ARS

Corn silage yield drivers and profit robbers
Joe Lauer, Extension Agronomist
University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

2012 World Dairy Expo
Madison, WI l October 2-6, 2012

How low can you go with protein in dairy cattle diets?
Glen Broderick, Research Dairy Scientist
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, USDA-ARS

Corn silage quality varies from field to field
Joe Lauer, Professor of Agronomy
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Silage inoculants seem to affect animal performance as well as crop fermentation
Richard Muck, Agricultural Engineer
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, USDA-ARS

The economics of feeding dairy cattle with high-priced forage and grain
Steve Woodford, Dairy Nutrition Consultant
Nutrition Professionals

Using plant analysis to diagnose alfalfa nutrient needs
Carrie Laboski, Associate Professor and Extension Soil Scientist
University of Wisconsin-Madison


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