Dairy producers, corn silage growers, custom harvesters and dairy nutritionists are invited to learn about producing high-quality corn silage at Chopper School 2013 on Thursday, July 11, at 11 a.m. at Dan Peterson Dairy in Turlock, Calif. 

Mycogen Seeds and other industry partners will host sessions on successful silage production trends. Topics include chopper maintenance, harvest timelines and silage preservation.

A chopping demonstration will feature harvesters from Claas, John Deere, Krone and New Holland. Attendees will see choppers operating in the field and observe workers unloading silage into the pit.

The event is free and includes lunch from Neto’s Catering. For more information, contact Ashley Bush, Mycogen Seeds sales representative, at 515-422-4976 or acbush@dow.com.

Dan Peterson Dairy is at 1431 N. Central Ave. in Turlock.

Sponsors of the event include: Mycogen Seeds, Belkorp Ag, Connor Marketing/Biotal, Farmers Best Feed, Garton Tractor, Helena, Kemin, Krone, New Holland, N&S Tractor, Simplot Grower Solutions and Zoetis.