The 2014 Illinois Forage Expo will be held on Thursday, July 17, hosted by the Tony Snow family, near Mulberry Grove. The operation is a forage-based, intensive grazing dairy which includes a 70 feet by 260 feet hoop shed compost barn using cornstalks for bedding. The Expo will start at 9:00 am and conclude at 3:00 pm.
The Forage Expo will include field demonstrations, a tour, discussion, and education sessions and is 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.
Additional information is available at www.illinoisforage.org.