Corn Stover and Forage Harvest Programs

Date: August 19, 2013 - August 20, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Ottawa County MSU Extension Office, 12220 Fillmore St., West Olive, MI 49460
Contact: Dennis Pennington: 269-838-8265 Phil Kaatz: 810-667-0341

Two educational programs have been planned to expose forage producers to some of the new practices, equipment and options for harvesting.  The programs will be held on Monday, August 19 at the Ottawa County MSU Extension office and on Tuesday, August 20 near the intersection of M-142 and Sturm Road in Pigeon, MI (Huron County).  The Ottawa County program will include speakers from Michigan State University, MBI, Monsanto, and Case New Holland.  The program in Huron County will also include a speaker from Shredlage, LLC in addition to the other speakers.   

August 19 Information

Ottawa County MSU Extension Office
12220 FIllmore St
West Olive, MI 49460


10:00 am How much corn stover should I remove? (Thelen, Gross or Pennington, MSU)
10:30 am AFEX treated stover (Bryan Bals, MBI)
11:00 am Lime treated stover (Steve Petersen, Monsanto)
11:30 am Cornrower technology (Jim Straeter/Craig Vander Kolk/guy from TNT)
12 noon Lunch
12:30 View cornrower head in parking lot

August 20 Information

Huron County
North side of M-142 – located between Sturm Rd. & Main St.
Just east of Osentoski Equipment Company, Pigeon, MI


10:00     Introductions – Phil Kaatz
10:10     How much corn stover should I remove? (Kurt Thelen MSU)
10:30     Corn Silage Shredlage (Ross Dale, Shredlage, LLC)
10:50     Shredlage producer testimonial
11:05     Lime treated stover (Steve Petersen, Monsanto)
11:30     Cornrower technology (Jim Straeter/Craig Vander Kolk/ TNT)
12:00     Lunch
12:30     Vew corn winrower, shredlage, large square bales, and other equipment in parking lot


Registration Information

There is no registration fee and lunch will be provided.

Registration due: Friday, August 16th

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