“Focus on Forage” Webinar Series

A “Focus on Forage” webinar series for farmers, agronomists, and other industry service providers, where they learned about growing and managing alternative forages to include: species selection, N fertilization, residual soil N following grass forages. The use of grasses helps to improve both water quality and animal performance.

Topics included: “Are Forage Cocktail Mixes a Reasonable Alternative?”, “Dairy Farmer Perspectives on Cocktail Mixes and Annual Forages” and “Profitability of N Management for Alternative Forages” featuring Matt Akins, Mike Ballweg, Kevin Jarek and Carrie Laboski, UW-Madison, Division of Extension as well as Brody Stapel, Double Dutch Dairy, Cedar Grove. Two hundred and six individuals registered for the event.