Properly mixing your inoculants is easy, if you know how to do it.
Haylage can be the most difficult crop to harvest and ensile properly. Being prepared to face the challenges will ensure a high-quality, hygienic feed is delivered to your cows.
Hygienically perfect corn silage is essential for high milk yields. However, mold is a common issue that can arise in corn silos. There can be many reasons for reheating, mold formation, and incorrect fermentation.
With drought comes higher prices for everything on the farm. How can you grow your own forages to prepare for a potential dry period?
When it comes to producing high-quality silage, one of the most important parts of the season is now: Planning.
The better the conditions for corn planting, the better the chance for optimal corn silage. Read our practical suggestions about how to plant corn in spring.
We talk a lot about ensiling around here, and rightfully so. It’s one of the more vital parts of the farm, because the ensiling process directly impacts the health of your animals. Improper ensiling can mean that your cows don’t get the nutrients they need, which makes for unhappy cows and reduced production.
Since the season is just about upon us, it’s time to talk fertilizer. Most farmers know the basics, but a refresher never hurts. Dig into these fertilizer basics.
There are many potential reasons why grass silage may end up with an undesirable fermentation. Below is a list of common issues that arise during the process of making grass and legume silage and potential causes and solutions.