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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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Growers and dairy producers often underestimate the impact silage harvest moisture and maturity have on silage nutritive value.

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Silage avalanches are real, and there is no way to predict when and where they will occur. It only takes a fraction of a second for part of a silage face to silently break off and fall, and the result can be deadly for anyone located beneath it.

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Many forage growers are discovering the benefits sorghum silage has to offer.

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There are many critical control points in the process of converting “corn forage” to stable, high-quality corn silage.

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There’s a magic moment during the harvest window when the corn plant dries to a perfect level: The starch content is high, and the crop’s yield potential is at its peak.

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Research shows that bacterial silage inoculants do more than preserve forage nutrients in the silo. Understanding the important benefits inoculants can provide prompted DuPont Pioneer researchers to fully explore the science that supports their value in the ration.

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