Don’t waste a good growing season by chopping your silage at the wrong time. Maturity at harvest is one of the biggest indicators of a successful crop. Here are some tips on how to know when to harvest your silage for maximum nutrition.
Keeping silage cool when the heat is working against you.
Choosing your corn hybrid can make a huge difference in your harvest. How do you know what hybrid is right for you?
Planting season is coming, which means that fertilizing season is almost here. But it’s not as simple as applying fertilizer, is it? Here are some tips for making sure your fertilizer application starts on solid ground.
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!
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.
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.