High quality silage is a cost-effective feedstuff that supports optimal milk production. However, spoiled silage can have the opposite effect — impacting production and potentially creating a herd health hazard.
Taking your first silage cutting can be tricky, and May showers don't make it any easier. Cornell University's Bill Verbeten explains the best time to cut forage and how to dry and harvest for the best quality possible.
Producers researching silage inoculants for the season ahead will find a number of products containing Lactobacillus buchneri. Different products contain different strains of L. buchneri and use different application ra
It's been a crazy winter throughout most of the United States. Ice, cold temperatures, and lack of snow cover in many areas poses a threat to the health and survival of alfalfa stands. Dr. Jon Pretz, dairy nutriti