The Value of Forage

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Come Learn about: The Value of Forage

Hosted by Bovine Solutions, Inc., Ben Shelton, DVM and Bob Patrick, DVM, and  NC Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Office

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.                                       

Iredell Ag Extension 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28677

Come hear our guest speakers discuss:

Making the Most of Your Silage • Value of Packing • Value of Moisture • Dealing with Mycotoxins

Lunch will be provided and you will have the chance to win up to $4,500 in door prizes! Please RSVP by calling 704-873-0507, by November 27.


Featured speakers: Everett Thomas received his BS in Animal Science from the University of Connecticut and Masters in Extension Education from Cornell University. He has worked as an agronomist in northern New York for over 50 years. Currently, he is president of Oak Point Agronomics, Inc. He continues to be writer/editor for the Institute’s monthly Farm Report newsletter. Hoard’s Dairyman has published 140 of his articles over the years, and he is the author of over 600 other published articles.

Dr. Keith Bryan earned three degrees from Penn State University in the Department of Dairy and Animal Science.  His experience and expertise extends across a multitude of species and disciplines, focused primarily on nutritional support of production, reproduction and health for improved performance and sustainable economic return on investment. Currently he is North American Technical Services Manager focusing on silage inoculants, forage management and life-cycle feeding of probiotics to dairy cattle.