• Silage tons per hour – is that all that matters? Read More
  • Silage production: Getting it right Read More
  • Managing pasture and range soil health Read More
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July 1, 2014


In This Issue

  • Round bale silage
  • Horse owners' hay guide
  • When to harvest corn silage
  • Forage inoculants


  • Proper moisture content may be the most important aspect to making good silage. Silage harvested too wet and immature reduces yield per acre. It can result in nutrient losses and environmental damage from seepage, and it often produces an inefficient, sour clostridial fermentation that reduces intake by livestock as well as experiences extra dry matter losses.

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  • It’s that time of year again: time to start thinking about corn silage harvest. Hopefully, you were able to scout your fields during tasseling time to get an idea of the progression toward maturity. Now you might be asking yourself what adjustments should be made to harvest moisture as you plan your timing.

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  • Watch this video to see haying equipment from a grease zerk’s view, and learn best practices to reduce leaf loss. 

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