Enhancing Dairy Farm Productivity and Profitability with Double-Cropping
When: Wed., Mar. 28, 2018 (9:30 AM - 2:30 PM)
Where: Good Shepherd Catholic Church
867 Grays Woods Blvd.
Port Matilda, Pennsylvania 16870
registration deadline: March 26, 2018
Double-cropping winter annuals after corn silage harvest is gaining in acceptance among dairy farmers due to numerous benefits. They include, but are not limited to, increased per acre forage production, reduction in feed costs, improved cycling of manure nutrients, and improvements in the farm's overall bottom line.
09:30 am Introductions & Overview
09:45 am Agronomic Considerations When Double Cropping with Annual Forages
11:00 am Dairiy Nutritional Considerations When Double Cropping with Annual Forages
12:15 pm Lunch (Included)
01:15 pm Farm Profitability When Double Cropping with Annual Forages
02:00 pm Questions & Discussion
02:30 pm Adjourn
J. Craig Williams