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Silage

Plan your silage production from seed selection to harvest and packing the pile with tips from these ag professionals.

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Personally, I am a very visual learner. It is easy for me to “grasp” a concept when I can physically “grasp” it. With this in mind, I sought to create a visual aid to help explain the difference between pure alfalfa silage and hay crop (alfalfa-grass mix) silage using a method from Kurt Cotanch.

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Beef cattle production systems are dependent on forages, which are often of low quality, and the impact of forage quality on cattle performance becomes greater as the percentage of forages in the ration increases.

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From TMRs and chop length to oxygen exposure and inoculants, a producer’s understanding of silage production and qualitative indicators has never been greater.

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It’s not the milk check or calf price that makes or breaks an operation; it’s the feed quality for livestock that determines pounds of products for sale.

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Wasted time typically means wasted money in the dairy business. That includes the time needed for your corn silage to fully ferment and be ready for feeding to your herd.

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Due to the drought tolerance and water efficiency properties of forage sorghum, its use will increase as crop irrigation water becomes less available. Both forage sorghum and grain sorghum are good substitutes for forage and grain corn in livestock feeds.

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