Harvesting, ensiling and feeding maize

Past Event

Thu, 17 February 2022

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Join us for a webinar focusing on harvesting maize and feeding it to livestock. 

The session will feature a panel discussion with industry experts and experienced farmers, and are suitable for those who are new to, or experienced with maize.

You’ll hear from John Morgan of the Maize Growers, independent nutritionist Hefin Richards and Wiltshire dairy farmer Joe Carter who will cover:

  • Best practice for harvesting and ensiling
  • The do’s and don’ts of feeding maize silage to cattle and identifying goals
  • Balancing the whole farm forage needs in an environmentally responsible way
  • Feeding maize to a high-yielding dairy herd, protocols and the cost-benefits and risks.

This forms part of a series of three technical webinars looking at how, where, and when to grow maize; market options for maize, and when to harvest, how to ensile and how to feed maize to cattle. All webinars will be underpinned by environmental considerations and public perception of maize.

DairyPro, NRoSO and BASIS points are available for these webinars.

If you can’t make the webinar, please still register and we will email the recording to you afterwards to watch in your own time. Please register online or by contacting the events team via email  KE.Events@ahdb.org.uk or call 01904 771218.

*Please note this webinar is part of a series of three webinars. To book for the other two webinars in the series please follow the links below.

Book for How, where, and when to grow maize on 3 February

Book for Growing maize for different markets on 10 February

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If you have any questions about this event, please contact us using the details below.

E KE.Events@ahdb.org.uk

T 01904 771218


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