High-moisture corn is a popular silage option for various reasons. With high energy content and high digestibility, it is ideal for livestock, making it a hit with producers. PROVITA SUPPLEMENTS’ Forage Specialist, Caitlin Mellinger spoke with National Association of Farm Broadcasters to highlight considerations before using it on farms.
“Reaching proper moisture is not only important for fermentation, but it’s also important for the packing aspect. If [corn silage] starts to get too dry, it makes it harder to pack… that lack of moisture will also result in poor fermentation,” said Mellinger.
Listen to the full interview below to hear all the tips Mellinger shares with NAFB, and visit www.BONSILAGEUSA.com for more information.