Mastering corn silage harvest is an ongoing challenge. Many things must go right – the weather, plant development and harvest timing. Learning the details of silage making can be the difference in a quality crop.
Ensiling lets livestock producers offer nutrient-rich forage in rations year-round. Knowing what happens after the silo is ensiled can help avoid pitfalls that reduce the quantity or quality of forage.
Every individual bale of hay is a mini fermentation unit. It's important to manage each like a silage unit - maintaining good, even fermentation from bale to bale. This provides better overall quality and consistency.