June 20, 2019
MBFI Brookdale Farm Site
Hosted by Manitoba Agriculture, Hay and Silage Day is your chance to learn more about harvesting high quality hay and silage, costs of production, feeding baled and chopped silage, along with watching live infield demonstrations with new hay and silage equipment.
Please call Manitoba Agriculture at 204-622-2007 to register ($20/person).
9:45 a.m. The Silage How-to Guide for Livestock Producers
Ray Bittner, Manitoba Agriculture
10:15 a.m. Getting a Handle on Feed Costs-Silage vs Hay Cost of Production
Ben Hamm, Manitoba Agriculture
10:45 a.m. Managing Silage That Turns Out Less than Ideal
John McKinnon, JJM Nutrition, Saskatoon, SK
11:45 p.m. Silage Inoculants: What You Need to Know?
Derwyn Hammond, Pioneer Hybrid
12:30 p.m. Lunch - sponsored in part by Pioneer Hybrid
1:30 p.m. Green Gold Alfalfa Monitoring Program - for optimal forage harvesting
John McGregor, Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association
1:45 p.m. New Silage and Hay Equipment Demonstrations