Foragecast Episode 7 featuring Dr. David Weakley

  • Sep 20, 2021
Foragecast Episode 7 featuring Dr. David Weakley

Welcome to Foragecast, a podcast from Forage Genetics. Each month we take a deep dive into alfalfa topics and address real, on-farm issues that revolve around alfalfa’s integration into cropping systems.

Foragecast Episode 7 featuring Dr. David Weakley
Host: Emily Meccage

Dr. David Weakley, Director of Forage Nutrition Research, joins this week to discuss how to best evaluate the nutritional impacts of alfalfa for livestock diets.

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  • Alfalfa has the highest protein containing forage for dairy and beef cattle
  • Alfalfa allows high-producing dairy cows to meet their genetic potential more quickly
  • Alfalfa makes the animal more efficient in producing milk components

Join us as we take away some of the mystery around the high-quality forage analysis!