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Event Details


August 26, 2015


10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Mulligan Farms
5403 Barber Road
Avon, NY 14414


This event is free.


Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Cathy Wallace
585-343-3040 x138

Pre-Harvest Forage Day

August 26, 2015

Pre-Harvest Forage Day

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Under - the - Tent Talks

Corn Harvest - maturity, hybrid differences, digestibility, harvest considerations
Ev Thomas - Oak Point Agronomics, Hammond, NY

Hay & Alternative Winter Forage Crops - hay - in - a - day, double cropping, triticale and sorghum, harvest factors affecting nutrients and quality
Tom Kilcer - Advanced Ag Systems, Kinderhook, NY

Preservation - Inoculant and bunk plastic choices
Todd Ward - Direct Dairy Nutrition Services, LLC

Poor Fermentation - mycotoxins, binders, what to look for in your silage due to the conditions of the 2015 growing season
Max Hawkins - Alltech, Noblesville, IN

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch Off the Grill
Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Dairy Products & Refreshments

1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Harvest Equipment Displays and Information Presentation

Attendees will have time after lunch to walk around the equipment on display and then each dealer will highlight the features of their harvesting equipment and answer questions. They will inform the audience of the distinctive features of harvesting machinery, processing units, maintenance points, calibration and on-board technology.

PLEASE: NO self-guided tours of the farm for Bio-Security and Safety reasons.

Pre-Harvest Forage Day Flyer (PDF; 909KB)

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