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TopFodder Silage Workshop – Far North Queensland
November 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - November 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pmFree
Neil Griffiths will deliver a two day Top Fodder silage workshop in Malanda on the 14th and 15th November.
Dairy Australia has revamped the original Topfodder courses and have developed a 2-day workshop that covers the science of silage making.
Making and feeding high quality silage with lower fibre levels encourages higher feed intakes and better cow performance. This program highlights the steps for making high quality silage.
The program covers:
Using silage in the farming system
Principles and science of silage making
Factors affecting the quality & quantity of silage
Managing the wilting process
Storage options for baled and chopped silage
Use of additives and inoculants
Using silage as a pasture management tool
Two days ‘up-front’ classroom style delivery followed up with discussions and hands-on inspection and assessment of silage on farms post workshop.
The program will be delivered by Neil Griffiths, NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Technical Specialist – Pastures, based at Tocal, and TopFodder Silage Coordinator.