Nebraska Extension is partnering with Lallemand Animal Nutrition and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to offer a one-day conference focused on one of the largest components of many beef producers’ bottom lines: silage. The Silage for Beef Cattle conference will be held June 14 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. and will adjourn by 4 p.m.
Key steps to improve nutritive value of corn silage
Beef up your silage management for minimal shrink
Impacts of silage mismanagement
The Value of silage in backgrounding Rations
Considerations For Using Silage, Earlage, & HMC in Finishing Cattle
Panel discussion on Silage Experiences
Silage growing programs and importance of protein (RUP)
Characteristics of Silage Use in iowa
Feeding systems for finishing cattle evaluating inclusion, hybrid and kernel
Accurately pricing corn
The event is free for producers, nutrition consultants and extension personnel that register by June 11 and costs just $30 to register at the door. Attendees can pre-register at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln website, https://go.unl.edu/silageforbeef2018.
For those unable to attend the event, a free live-stream option can be found at the Iowa Beef Center website. More details will be available soon at www.iowabeefcenter.org.