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Forage Forum - A Free Virtual Event on Maximizing Hay and Forage Quality

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:28:01 CDT

Forage Forum - A Free Virtual Event on Maximizing Hay and Forage Quality Join Kubota ag and hay product specialists and a panel of leading forage and animal health experts in a virtual session aimed to help producers develop new and more efficient strategies that will improve returns for forage and livestock operations big and small.

This virtual event will cover ways to maximize both hay and forage quality: hay, meaning the animal fodder that is dried and stored, as well as forage, referring to crops that are grown for independent animal grazing.

Learn how to implement high-performance pasture forage management strategies

Discover ways to combine science and best practices to reduce production costs

Gain practical tips to help improve livestock performance, manage feed costs and increase profit margins

And, grow your knowledge of animal health, soil testing, application practices to learn how to adapt to real-world challenges


Join Kubota and our panel of the country’s leading forage and animal health experts to learn efficient strategies for upping your forage and hay production for maximum returns.

Dr. Mary Ellen Hicks
Professor of Animal Science
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dr. Hicks worked as an associate veterinarian in a mixed animal practice before taking an ABAC faculty position where she has taught courses for 32 years on the application of proper livestock practices, from swine and equine production to herd health and livestock selection. She is involved with the college’s beef cattle and forage production, as well as all aspects of harvesting, storage and feeding.

Dr. Jennifer Tucker
Associate Professor of Animal & Dairy Science
University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Dr. Tucker is focused on improving beef nutrition and forage quality and utilization while extending the grazing season. Her teachings are focused on streamlining research and extension efforts through applied research evaluations that provide timely and applicable management strategies to the end-user. The result: improved beef nutrition and grazing management and extended grazing across the Southeast.

Dr. Lisa Baxter
Assistant Professor and Extension Forage Specialist
University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Dr. Baxter’s primary role in UGA Extension is to directly help and educate forage-based livestock producers to apply profitable and sustainable solutions to their forage production challenges. She has created a Forage Extension research program that is tailored to the unique needs of South Georgia producers, ranging from pests and diseases to forage management and grazing issues.

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