Dr. Shelby Gruss, Post-doctoral researcher at Purdue University, gave an update on the Purdue University dhurrin-free sorghum research at the 2022 Indiana Forage Council’s annual meeting. The absence of dhurrin eliminates the fear of hydrogen cyanide poisoning when immature or stressed sorghum forage are consumed by livestock.
Devon Churchill explained the value of making improvements by implementation of a rotational stocking system to the Churchill Farms’ pasture management program at the 2022 Indiana Forage Council Annual Meeting.
Justin Waldrip (hand raised), Sure-Tech Laboratories lab director and Indiana Forage Council Director, gave a tour of the soil, forage, and feed laboratory after the Indiana Forage Council’s annual meeting, and before a meal and seminar speakers.
The 2021 Outstanding Producer Award was presented to Churchill Farms, a beef/forage farm in Harrison County. Cameron and Devon Churchill, second and third from left, were presented the award for implementing a successful rotational stocking program on their farm. Presenting the award were Indiana Forage Council Director, Dr. Nick Minton (left) and Jason Tower, American Forage and Grassland Senior Vice-President.