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Slideshow: Temporary forage storage

Published on 29 November 2017

When forage yield is higher than expected or yields are at a lower quality than expected, storing forages like silage or haylage could require using a temporary location, especially when trying to segregate forages by quality.

The location of those temporary forage storage sites and how they are constructed can make an immense difference to both the quality of the stored forage and accessibility when it comes time to feed out that forage later in the season.

During a webinar broadcasted by Cornell University’s PRO-Dairy program, extension specialists Ron Kuck and Joe Lawrence explored the dos and don’ts behind constructing a good temporary forage storage site.  end mark

View the slideshow below. Be sure to click through to Flickr to view explanations of creating and maintaining temporary storage for forage. Photos by Ron Kuck and Andrew Reed.

Read more about creating the ideal temporary forage storage site.