Silage growing and feeding workshop at Kialla

By Rodney Woods

Pioneer Seeds, Feedworks and Forage Lab Australia will host a silage growing and feeding workshop for dairy farmers next month, featuring a guest speaker from the United States.

To be held on October 22 at Kialla's The Woolshed, the workshop will have Dr Mike Allen, from Michigan State University, presenting on the benefits of maize silage in the feed ration in terms of animal health effects and feed quality.

Animal nutritionists from Feedworks, Hugh Archibald and Ian Sawyer will present on the Australian dairy diet and why it should include maize silage, and Jason Scott from Pioneer Seeds will present on growing maize silage to get maximum benefits from it.

The workshop will be held on Tuesday, October 22 from 10.30am to 2.30pm at The Woolshed at Emerald Bank, 7719 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Kialla.