Rain during harvest and filling can be exasperating, especially after you’ve probably spent time carefully determining your forage’s moisture content. Here’s how weather events can affect both quality and yield.
High level of nitrates have been detected in forages this year in South Dakota and other states. Depending on where you live, it could be due to weather conditions, fertilizer, previous crop, or a combination.
Inoculants contain live, viable bacteria and need to be handled carefully, though not much different than how you treat vaccines for your livestock herd. You want to keep heat, moisture and oxygen away from inoculants.