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...


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...


Aug. 19, 2021
Picture yourself with the playbook in your hands as several key decisions loom while coaching your team in the final minutes of the game. Your team is relying on you to put them in the right position...


Aug. 19, 2021
Research advocates for harvesting corn at a defined maturity and moisture content for optimal storage, utilization, and milk per acre...


Aug. 17, 2021
Harvesting corn silage at the right moisture is always important, but it may be just a little bit more important in 2021...


Aug. 10, 2021
Most everyone knows how corn should be harvested and stored to ensure the best possible performance results when it is fed...


April 27, 2021
The underlying genetics of corn, or Zea mays, stem from domesticated teosinte found in Latin America thousands of years ago...


Feb. 19, 2021
The environment and ground we grow forage on continue to change each year. If the United States could allocate moisture from rainfall throughout the continent, growers would be in fantastic shape...


Feb. 16, 2021
Lurking in every load of corn silage brought to the silo are wild yeasts. These microorganisms are a specific type of fungi that occur naturally on all plants and may be active with or without oxygen...


March 13, 2020
Coming upon nearly 100 years of silage science, researchers and farmers have long recognized that successful fermentation will preserve forage and grain long into the future...