Forage Congress

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

In response to producer requests and feedback from our first Forage Congress in 2017, the NWNY Team is proud to host our second Forage Congress. This conference will bring together the topics of dynamic harvest schedule, farm forage requirements, and critical management zones for yield stability, nutrient conservation, best crop selection and economics in a one day venue. Great speakers, valuable take home messages!

Topics to be covered:

  • Dynamic Harvest Schedule - Joe Lawrence, Dairy Forage Systems Specialist, PRO-DAIRY
  • Hidden Overhead Costs of Silage Production - Lawrence R. Jones, PhD., American Farm Products, Inc.
  • Precision Feeding - What Impacts Does it Have on a Dairy Farm - Larry Eugene Chase, Cornell University
  • Winter Forages - What's the Latest - Tom Kilcer, Advanced Ag Systems, LLC.
  • Nitrogen Management of Winter Cereals for Forage in Corn or Sorghum Rotations - Sarah Lyons, Cornell University Graduate PhD Student, Department of Animal Science
  • Yield Stability Based Management Zones; Improving Yield & Nitrogen Allocation - Quirine M. Ketterings, Professor of Nutrient Management, Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP), and Tulsi Kharel, Cornell University Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Animal Science

CCA credits will be available.


$35.00 if Enrolled in the NWNY Team, $50.00 for Non-enrollee

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Cathy Wallace
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops
585-343-3040 ext.138


Genesee River Restaurant
134 North Main Street
Mount Morris, NY 14510