Agriculture Victoria is holding a webinar on September 15 to help producers prepare for the upcoming silage and hay making season.
The short presentation by Agriculture Victoria's Michele Jolliffe will covering the following topics:
- Why make silage.
- Quality and quantity targets for hay and silage.
- Targets for dry matter ranges.
- Using nitrogen to boost yields.
- Sealing bales/stacks.
There will also be an opportunity for questions and discussion.
- Ensuring quick wilting for silage is vital, particularly in a wetter-than-average spring
- Timing underpins quality silage
- Silage plays key role in Yarragon dairy farm
Ms Jolliffe is a dairy extension officer from Agriculture Victoria, based at Warrnambool, Vic.
She has been working in the areas of grazing and pasture management for more than 25 years across Victoria, with a focus on dairy pastures, forage production and, in particular, silage production.
The webinar will be held on Wednesday, September 15, from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.
Register for the webinar on Eventbrite.
To submit questions or photos for discussion prior to this webinar, contact James Paulet at email firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0447 695 839.
This event is ponsored by the Local Economic Recovery On Farm Recovery Support Services"project, which is jointly funded by the Victorian Government and Commonwealth Government under the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).
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