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January 29, 1999

Next up in Winegard lecture series

An expert on dairy cattle nutrition will give a lecture on "corn silage feeding strategies for dairy cows" at Kemptville College Feb. 16.
Randy Shaver, an associate professor and extension dairy nutritionist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Wisconsin, will speak in the WB George Centre at 1 p.m.

His lecture is part of the W.C. Winegard Alumni Visiting Professorship program being held in the University of Guelph's Ontario Agricultural College this year as part of the college's 125th anniversary celebrations. Shaver is the third of 10 speakers.

Shaver's research focuses on applied nutrition of lactating dairy cattle with emphasis on carbohydrates and forages. His primary extension thrust has been the co-ordination of applied feeding and management conferences for veterinarians, private consultants and feed industry representatives.

He has authored many journal articles and scientific abstracts and is a member of the American Dairy Science Association, American Society of Animal Science, American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists, and Wisconsin Association of Professional Agricultural Consultants. He is president of the Midwestern Branch of the American Dairy Science Association.

For information, contact Dennis McKnight at Kemptville College, (613) 258-8336.

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