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Forage & Grasslands

How To Produce And Use Sweet Forages

March 04, 2015

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Presenters

  • Gilles Bélanger, Ph.D., Research Scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Québec City
  • Robert Berthiaume, Ph.D. - dairy production expert in forage systems at Valacta
  • Tracy Herbert, BCRC's Beef Extension Coordinator


Video Guide:

00:00 - 04:18: Welcome Comments
04:18 - 24:50: Crop Management Practices that Affect Sugars in Forages
24:50 - 27:21: Polling the Audience
27:25 - 46:50: Sweet Forages and Performance in Beef and Dairy Cattle
46:51 - 1:00:58: Questions from the Audience
1:00:58 - 1:03:15: Closing Comments

More information about sweet forages

High-Sugar Grass Increases Pasture Grazing Gains 
Beef Magazine
http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/high-sugar-grass-increases-pasture-grazing-gains?page=2

Grassland Oregon Announces New High-Sugar Silage Grass Mix
Seed Today
http://www.seedtoday.com/articles/Grassland_Oregon_Announces_New_High_Sugar_Grass_Mix_For_Overseeding-48418.html

High Sugar Rye Grasses
DairyCo
http://www.dairyco.org.uk/resources-library/research-development/environment/high-sugar-rye-grasses/#.VPuYOeEzZTJ

Results of search for ‘sugar’ on American Society of Agronomy
https://www.agronomy.org/publications/search?search[-3]=sugar&searchType[-3]=Any&search[-2]=&searchFields[-2][Author]=Author&searchType[-2]=Phrase&search[-1]=&searchFields[-1][Title]=Title&searchType[-1]=Phrase&volume=&issue=&year=&first-page=&journal[fg]=fg&search[0]

Why you should care about high-sugar forages
Progressive Forage
http://www.progressiveforage.com/forage-types/other-forage/why-you-should-care-about-high-sugar-forages

News Coverage

Evening cut improves forage
The Western Producer
http://www.producer.com/2015/03/evening-cut-improves-forage/

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