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2014 Great Lakes Forage & Grazing Conference

Building Soil with Forages

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Location: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Big Ten Room A
219 South Harrison Rd, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824

GENERAL SESSION

LUNCH – Michigan Forage Council Annual Meeting

BREAKOUT SESSION- CONSERVED FORAGES

  • Jerry Lindquist, MSUE – Michigan Hay Market with Increased Demand for Farmland
  • Dr. Kim Cassida, MSU – Alternative Forage Crops for Harvested Forage Systems
  • Producer Panel: Baleage/haylage/dry hay—What’s working well for my haying system, Steve Adsmond, Mike Lauwers, Phil Matthews, John Strieter

BREAKOUT SESSION- GRAZING MANAGEMENT

  • Bryan Woods, Organic Valley – Organic Fly Control for Pastured Animals
  • Dr. Richard Ehrhardt, MSU – Performance and Forage Utilization in Lambs Grazing Sorghum-Sudangrass and Forage Brassicas
  • Producer Panel: Successful Styles of Beef Cattle Grazing, Panelists:  Doug Carmichael, Jeff Harwood, Ray Moses