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Forage & Grasslands

How To Produce And Use Sweet Forages

March 04, 2015

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  • 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

Grassland Oregon Announces New High-Sugar Silage Grass Mix
Seed Today

High Sugar Rye Grasses

Results of search for ‘sugar’ on American Society of Agronomy

Why you should care about high-sugar forages
Progressive Forage

News Coverage

Evening cut improves forage
The Western Producer

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