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Commodities: Field Crops: Forages

Materials from the 2009 Wimba-Based Forage Trainings

These files are for use by the UGA County Extension Agents Only. Agents are welcome to use these files as they see fit.

Here are the links to the presentations that I did and for some of the data that I shared with you during these Wimba Sessions.

Soil and Fertilizer Management Considerations for Forage Systems in Georgia

February 13th 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (ppt file - 9.9 MB)

  • Overview of Soil Fertility
  • Rewards and Risks when Fertilizing Forages
    • Animal Manures
    • Commercial Fertilizer
    • “Enhanced Efficiency” N Fertilizer (click here for the data handout 07 & 08)

Legume Management in Georgia

February 27th 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (ppt file - 18.6 MB)

  • Overview of Legume Species
  • Proper Time, Place, and Use of Legumes
  • Basic Legume Establishment and Management
  • Yield, Quality, and Animal Production Data

Emphasizing Forage Quality

March 6th 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (ppt file - 14.4 MB)

  • Making Sense out of the Alphabet Soup
  • How Can Forage Quality be Improved?

What’s New and What’s in the Pipeline

March 6th 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (see the end of this slideset: ppt file - 14.4 MB)

  • Varieties
  • Herbicides
  • Current Research Overview