How do you find the right feedout rate for your silage pile? The ideal rate helps minimize the amount of air penetrating the silage face. Always keep feedout rates high enough to prevent silage heating. Learn more.
If silage face management isn’t the best it could be, it might be costing you a 10% loss in dry matter. Read tips to minimize silage exposure to oxygen and best management practices to help reduce spoilage.
Once harvest is over, it’s standard practice to take a core sample to determine actual density achieved. Taking samples can be time consuming. There are also safety risks for approaching any silage face to take samples
As the air begins to chill and the fields change from their summery shade of green to that “almost ready” shade of brown, farmers are anxious to move their harvest equipment from the shop to the fields.