The old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” and it’s true! With any disease, especially in the animal agriculture industry, it always makes the most sense to prevent so you don’t have to treat.
We have been looking forward to the WDE for a long year and now it is over. Read what we experienced during the expo.
A little extra effort at the end of each chopping day can save you a lot of work tomorrow. Read our end-of-day chopping tips here!
BONSILAGE SPEED C, our premium inoculant, was recently honored by the German Agriculture Society, a leading technical progress organization in the German agricultural and food sector. Read more about the honor here.
Protect your silage harvest with a good plastic cover. Here’s why: A high-yielding harvest is the ideal goal for any farmer, but when it comes to silage, harvest is only half the battle. Once you have your pile planned and in place, you need to keep your silage safe and nutritious for your animals. Using the proper covering is the primary way to do so.
High-moisture corn offers many benefits to producers, but there are a few key factors to keep in mind if you incorporate it on your farm. Forage Specialist, Caitlin Mellinger, joins NAFB to share tips for high-moisture corn.
Abnormal dryness and drought are currently affecting a lot of US farms. Planning ahead is the key to harvesting corn silage at the correct moisture level but it is inevitable that at some point the forage can get too dry (>38% dry matter). Even though it is not ideal there is some hope.
Quality forages drive production, but how do we define the quality of corn silage? There is no one answer to this question. In fact, there are several considerations to keep in mind when it comes to measuring the quality of corn silage. Read below to learn more about the factors we consider when measuring corn silage quality, including energy content.
Corn silage harvest is right around the corner and the perfect time to start planning is now. Before silo and silage management can be discussed, the first step is harvesting the forage at the correct moisture.
Due to their high protein content, alfalfa and grass haylages are a staple on dairies. But growing these silages comes with certain challenges.