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2015 Corn Silage and Forage Field Day

Thursday June 18, 2015

University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, Georgia



7:30 am Registration

8:00 am Welcome

8:15 am Tour of variety test plots

9:40 am return to conference center

10:00 am Silage inoculants (35 minutes) – Dr. Zvi Weinberg, Volcani Institute, Israel

10:35 am Break (tour exhibits)

10:55 am Breakout session (20 minutes):

–           Sugar cane aphid control, Dr. David Buntin

–           Disease control in corn for silage, Dr. Bob Kemerait

–           Feeding management with low milk prices, Dr. Jose Santos

11:20 am Breakout session (20 minutes) – Repeat sessions

11:40 am Visit exhibits

Noon Lunch

1:00 pm Travel to field demonstration site

1:15 pm Keys to Making Great Bailage – Dr. Dennis Hancock (Equipment demonstrations)



Program updates and more information: https://animal.ifas.ufl.edu/corn_silage_forage_field_day_extension/index.shtml


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