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Equine Forage Quality

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Whether you are buying hay or producing hay for sale or your own use, understanding forage quality is a must! If you want to learn more about the forage quality needs of your horse or those of your customer's then plan to attend.

Topics

  • Hay assumptions and myths
  • Forage requirements for horses
  • "Special needs" horses: EMS, PSSM, PPID
  • Hay nutrient content: Fiber and sugars
  • Understanding forage analysis
  • Cutting management to achieve the desired quality

Presenters

Carol Buckhout
Assistant Professor, Equine Business Management
Cazenovia College

Kevin Ganoe
Regional Field Crop Specialist
Central NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team
Cornell Cooperative Extension

Registration is $10 per person
Pre-registration is required one week prior to event.

Please pre-register by registering online at above link or call (315) 866-7920 or email herkimer@cornell.edu with your information.

Equi-Analytical is offering attendees 10% off on a forage test.

Fee

$10:00

Learn More

https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/event_preregistration.php?event=607

Contact

Ashley Keatley
Agriculture Economic Development Program
ak2439@cornell.edu
518-885-8995

Location

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County
50 West High Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020