The 2012 World Dairy Expo will be the site for the 29th Annual World Forage Analysis Superbowl. The event includes a forage quality competition, as well as educational seminars. It takes place in the Arena Building on the World Dairy Expo grounds in Madison, Wis. Here is the line-up of seminars:

Wednesday, October 3

How Low Can You Go with Protein in Dairy Cattle Diets? by Glen Broderick, research dairy scientist with the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center. (10:30 a.m. CST)

Corn Silage Quality Varies from Field to Field by Joe Lauer, professor of agronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (1:30 p.m. CST)


Thursday, October 4

Silage Inoculants Seem to Affect Animal Performance as well as Crop Fermentation by Richard Muck, agricultural engineer with the  U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center. (10:30 a.m. CST)

The Economics of Feeding Dairy Cattle with High-Priced Forage and Grain by Steve Woodford, dairy nutrition consultant with Nutrition Professionals. (1:30 p.m. CST)


Friday, October 5

Using Ruminal Digestibility Data to Improve Intake, Feed Efficiency or Diet Costs for Lactating Cows by David Weakley, director of dairy forage nutrition research with Calibrate Technologies, Forage Genetics International. (10:30 a.m. CST)

Using Plant Analysis to Diagnose Alfalfa Nutrient Needs by Carrie Laboski, associate professor and extension soil scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (1:30 p.m. CST)


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