The UF/IFAS Forage Team, in partnership with UGA Extension, will host the  2022 Corn Silage and Forage Field Day on Thursday, May 26th, at the Plant Science Research and Education unit, in Citra, Florida (2556 West Highway 318, Citra, FL 32113). This is a producer-oriented event, where we will be showcasing 63 different corn hybrids form 17 companies, and 23 sorghum and sorghum x sudan hybrids. The field day also includes multiple technical presentations with specialists from both states (CEUs will be offered).

More information about the event can be found in the agenda below on our website.  The advanced, free registration needs to be completed by May 23rd through following link for all participants:

Forage Silage Field Day Registration

Agenda (Eastern Time Zone)

7:30 On Site Registration
8:00 Welcome and Introductions
8:15 Tour Variety Test Plots
10:00 Disease Management of Corn – Dr. Nicholas Dufault (UF)
10:30 Feed Costs and Forage Quality – Dr. John Bernard (UGA)
11:00 Break and Exhibitor Visits
11:20 Educational Stops

11:20–11:40 and 11:45-12:05 (Attend 2 of 3 presentations)
A. New Guidelines for Corn Fertilization – Joel Love (UF) and Dr. Lakesh Sharma (UF)
B. Baleage Production and Use – Dr. Jennifer Tucker (UGA)
C. Yield maps for fertility management – Dr. Emma Matcham (UF)

12:05 Visit Exhibitors
12:30 Lunch
1:35 Field Demonstrations

A. New Forage Varieties – Dr. Esteban Rios (UF)
B. Nematode Management on Corn – Dr. Jose Dubeux and Dr. Zane Grabau (UF)

Use the following link to download the printer friendly flyer to serve as a reminder and to bring with you:  2022 Corn Silage and Forage Field Day.  For more information please contact us at: forages@ifas.ufl.edu