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The World Forage Analysis Superbowl has announced its lineup for the 2016 Dairy Forage Seminars, held in conjunction with World Dairy Expo®. Seminars will take place at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. on Saturday on the Dairy Forage Seminar Stage, located in the east end of the Arena Building.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

10:00 a.m. Invisible Losses from Corn Silage Piles and Bunkers: Real “Shrink” Losses

Peter Robinson, Extension Dairy Nutrition and Management Specialist

University of California, Davis, CA

1:30 p.m. “It” Doesn’t just Happen: What Manure Evaluation Can Tell Us About Cows and Rations

Mary Beth Hall, Dairy Scientist

U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Madison, WI

Thursday, Oct. 6

10:00 a.m. Feeding Reduced Lignin Alfalfa: How Do We Achieve the Most from This New Technology?

David Weakley, Director of Dairy Forage Nutrition Research

Forage Genetics International, Gray Summit, MO

1:30 p.m. What to Look for When Feeding This Year’s Forage

John Goeser, Animal Nutrition Director

Rock River Laboratory, Watertown, WI

Friday, Oct. 7

10:00 a.m. Selecting, Establishing and Managing Cover Crops After Corn Silage

Heidi Johnson, Crops and Soils Agent

University of Wisconsin Extension, Dane County

1:30 p.m. Forage Quality for High Producing Dairy Herds: Key Performance Indicators

Randy Shaver, Extension Dairy Nutritionist

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Saturday, Oct. 8

10:00 a.m. Is It Better for Forages to be More Digestible or to Digest More Quickly?

David Combs, Professor of Dairy Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison

The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is organized in partnership with DairyBusiness Communications, Dairyland Laboratories, Inc., Hay & Forage Grower, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and World Dairy Expo.