Focus on Forage is a FREE, 4-part webinar series being offered by UW-Madison, Division of Extension. Each session in the series will highlight research-based information and on-farm strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability in Wisconsin. The series is presented live every other Wednesday in February and March, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Each event will feature a key topic and 3 or 4 presentations centered on that topic. The four Focus on Forage topics are:
February 1: Corn Silage, featuring disease management, optimizing corn silage economics, as well as corn silage budget projections for 2023.
February 15: Alfalfa, featuring herbicides’ effect on stand establishment, pest management, fertility management, and the 2022 results of the WI Alfalfa Yield and Persistence project.
March 1: Alternative Forages and Pastures, with presentations on nitrogen decision-making, pasture management and renovation, and optimum utilization of alternative forages in beef production.
March 15: Forage Storage Management, will feature inoculant decision-making, hay storage, baleage management study results, and silage management.
Each Focus on Forage webinar will offer CCA CEUs and is free for anyone to attend. Registration is required prior to the webinar of choice, at https://extension.wisc.edu/agriculture/farm-ready-research/ or search for “Wisconsin Extension Agriculture Virtual Education”. You can register for any, or all four, of the Focus on Forage events there, as well as other webinars being offered in dairy, livestock, and farm management topics this winter. After registering, a zoom link will be emailed to registrants.
For more information on the Focus on Forage webinar series contact Scott Reuss, 715-732-7510 or email@example.com or Jordan Schuler, 920-674-7197 or firstname.lastname@example.org