Forage Expo In Bond County

The 2014 Illinois Forage Expo was Thursday at the Tony Snow farm near Mulberry Grove. The operation is a forage-based, intensive grazing dairy which includes a 70′ X 260′ hoop shed compost barn using cornstalks for bedding.

Forage Show 1

Forage Show 4

Forage Show 2

The Forage Expo included field demonstrations, a tour, discussion, and education sessions.

The event was co-sponsored by the Illinois Forage and Grassland Council, University of Illinois Extension, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Bond County Soil & Water Conservation District.