Hitting the sweet spot for a corn silage optimal plant population rate might seem easy, but there are a few things to consider, as you fine tune the rate for your fields.
Heading into calving, breeding and grazing seasons, livestock producers have much to learn and apply from last year's drought,
Thinking about planting a cover crop post-silage harvest? Consider your objective and then learn your options.
Harvest method affects the risk of prussic acid poisoning.
Most of these grasses developed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world, and have several characteristics that give them an advantage over cool-season grasses during the summer.
Here’s the full article that corresponds with “The Coolest Profession on Earth” and a link to an article about vertical farming.
Q. We are planning to ensile corn stover at 50% dry matter (DM) with molasses, rolled corn and an inoculant. Would the resulting silage be of high enough quality for beef cattle?
Achieving the proper dry matter (DM) content at harvest is important for maximizing nutrient preservation and even intake.