The Illinois Forage Expo was recently held at Western Illinois University. Some of the educational presentations were on forage nutritional values, buying vs. producing hay, nutritional requirements of cattle and forage testing on the go. Quality hay and haylage contests were held.
Click HERE for the hay production vs. buying decision tool.
HAY CONTEST AWARDS:
Alfalfa Hay - Steve Hess of Bushnell, IL (CP 17.8; RFV 135)
Grass Hay - Dean Oswald of Kewaunee, IL (CP 16.7; RFB 139)
Alfalfa/Grass Mix - Tim Sullivan (CP 10.38; RFV 93)