The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues Wednesday, Dec. 13 from 12 noon to 1 p.m.
The program “What does this season’s corn silage look like?” features a presentation by Neal Wininger, Feed and Forage Consultant with Dairyland Labs, Arcadia, Wisc.
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Strategic Considerations for Choosing a Corn Silage Hybrid: From Agronomic Traits to Fiber Digestibility
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team’s 2023 Dairy Webinar Series continues Wednesday, June 21 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. CDT reviewing guidelines for selecting an ideal corn silage hybrid. The program will be presented by Dr. Adam Krull a Dairy Veterinarian and Nutritionist currently working for Pioneer
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In 2022, Sioux County led all Iowa counties in total corn silage production with 1,110,000 tons, according to the
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Lyon (494,000), Winneshiek (336,000), Allamakee (322,000),
and O’Brien (292,000) rounded out the top five highest–producing counties.
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The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues on Wednesday, Mar 1 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. This program will focus on what does a 70 percent forage ration that results in 100 pounds of milk per day look like.
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Those who feed and harvest corn silage can get an update on the latest trends and technology during an upcoming webinar series with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
The series begins Aug. 2 with a focus on silage processing, followed by cover crop forages on Aug. 9, forage storage Aug. 16 and forage feeding Aug. 23.
With feed prices rising, forages are expected to play an important role in livestock rations. Specialists with ISU Extension and Outreach, farmers and industry professionals will explain how to improve corn silage efficiency and quality.
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The I-29 Moo University 2022 Dairy Webinar Series continues Wednesday, Jan. 5 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. with a focus on feeding higher forage rations.
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The I-29 Moo University 2021 Dairy Webinar Series continues Friday, Aug. 20 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. This month’s topic is pricing corn silage.
Presenter Ryan Sterry will help corn growers and dairy/livestock producers discover how to negotiate a fair price when buying or selling corn silage.
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The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues Wednesday, Aug. 18 from 12 noon to 1 p.m., with the focus on corn silage.
The webinar will be led by Luiz Ferraretto who will discuss how to use corn silage to put more milk in the bulk tank and ultimately, more money in dairy producers’ pockets.
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In 2020, Sioux County led all Iowa counties in total corn silage production, with 919,000 tons according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Lyon (579,000), Winneshiek (386,000), Dubuque (295,000) and Clay (294,000) rounded out the top five highest producing counties.
Clayton County had the highest yield with an average of 23.5 tons per acre. Sioux, Cerro Gordo and Delaware were tied for second highest yields at 22.5 tons per acre. There were 21 counties that had an average yield of 20.0 or more tons per acre.
Yields are derived from production divided by area harvested. Only published estimates were considered in rankings of counties.
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues on Wednesday, October 21 from 12 noon to 1 pm. This program “What does this season’s corn silage look like?” features a presentation Neal Wininger, Feed and Forage Consultant, Dairyland Labs Arcadia, Wisconsin.
Neal Wininger, Feed and Forage Consultant, Dairyland Labs will discuss what the lab analysis from this year’s corn silage samples are telling him about the quality of the crop and what producers can anticipate about how it will convert into milk in the tank. Producers, dairy consultants and industry representatives can attend the webinar at:
No registration is required and there is no fee.
For more information contact the Iowa Extension Dairy Field Specialist in your area:
Region 2 – Jennifer Bentley- email: email@example.com phone: 563.382.2949
Region 3 – Larry Tranel- email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 563.583.6496