Animal operations are constantly seeking to reduce feed costs while maintaining high forage quality. The forage crop management workshop is a multi-state effort that provides the latest information about various aspects of forage production.
Speakers from UVM, UME, Cornell, UNH, and UMass will present topics all related to foraging.
|9:30 - 10:00 am||Registration, Social, and welcome|
|10:00 - 10:35 am||Weed IPM in pasture and hay fields - Carl Majewski (UNH)|
|10:40 - 11:10 am||Ecosystem services of legumes in pastures - Jaime Garzon (UME)|
|11:15 - 11:45 am||Optimizing the use of forages outside the grazing season - Joe Lawrence (Cornell University)|
|11:50 am - 12:20 pm||PFAS contamination in forages - Rick Kersbergen (UME, retired)|
|12:20 - 1:00 pm||Lunch Break (Lunch provided)|
|1:00 - 1:40 pm||Perennial forages; varieties, species, and quality in a changing climate - Heather Darby (UVM)|
|1:45 - 2:15 pm||Managing forage cutting height - Samantha Corcoran (UMass)|
|2:20 - 2:50 pm||Fall grazing of intercropped brassica/oat/pea - Arthur Siller (UMass)|
|2:55 - 3:30 pm||Crabgrass management for summer grazing - Masoud Hashemi (UMass)|