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A corn silage primary debate
Feb. 26, 2024
With the primary election season upon us, debates are common as voters attempt to formulate their candidate preferences...
Starch content and digestibility drive corn silage utilization
Aug. 21, 2023
Corn silage is a cornerstone of modern livestock nutrition, providing a highly nutritious and energy-dense feed option...
A forecast for corn silage fiber digestibility
Aug. 1, 2023
With corn silage harvest on the horizon, farmers will soon be able to assess their hybrid selection in terms of forage quality and yield...
Corn silage disconnects
June 1, 2023
Each day, there is a new opportunity to learn and improve. Over the past few months, this has proven true for me as I’ve been learning from agronomy and animal nutrition thought leaders during presentations, podcasts, and webinars...
Five considerations for corn silage harvest
Aug. 16, 2022
Throughout Northern U.S. dairy regions, forage harvester hay heads will soon be replaced with those of a corn silage ilk, and processor rolls will be cranked down...
These five corn silage harvest errors occur too often
Aug. 10, 2022
It's corn silage harvest season — a short window of time that affects dairy profitability all year long. What can go wrong?...
Corn silage is a feed without a home
July 12, 2022
Let’s be clear on one thing: Corn silage is the primary feed source of the dairy industry...
A corn crop with multiple personalities
Dec. 31, 2021
With the 2021 corn silage now in storage, we’re gaining a clear understanding of what its nutritional value will bring to dairy and beef operations...
Crimes of the cornfield
Dec. 31, 2021
In a corn silage system, producers are served by two equally important groups: the nutritionists, who help feed the silage, and the agronomists, who help grow it...
Like fine wine, it’s best to age corn silage
Oct. 12, 2021
Harvest corn silage – check. Apply inoculant – check. Pack and cover bunkers and piles – check. This is what many producers’ to-do lists look like at this point in the season. Despite these co...
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