Management Tips; Silage

Top 3 Ways Delayed Planting Can Effect Silage Quality

Top 3 Ways Delayed Planting Can Effect Silage Quality

8/12/2019

The effects of delayed planting are still being felt, and silage quality may be another potential victim. The good news is producers can make adjustments during harvest and ensiling to maximize the quality and quantity of silage available to feed.

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Plan A Silage Strategy

Plan A Silage Strategy

4/17/2019

As spring arrives and farmers get the itch to head into the field, take proactive steps to ensure feeding success in the fall. Make sure you’ll have enough old-crop silage to give new-crop silage time to cure after harvest.

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Factors Controlling Silage Quality

Factors Controlling Silage Quality

7/21/2017

Key factors to making excellent-quality silage are forage quality at time of harvest, suitability of forage for ensiling, harvest and preservation techniques and storage methods. But how do you control these factors?

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9 Tips for Creating High-Quality Silage

9 Tips for Creating High-Quality Silage

5/1/2017

Legumes and grasses pose unique challenges when fermenting to become a high-quality haylage. Understanding the conversion of the hay crops into a high-quality fermented feed requires attention to a variety of management factors.

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