Corn Shredlage for dairy cows
Corn Shredlage is the result of a new technology for harvesting corn silage with longer particle length. Learn more about it at the Michigan Forage Technology Conference on March 7 in East Lansing, Mich. FULL STORY »
Get your forage team on the same page
Good communication among members of the whole forage team is what makes or breaks the harvest. Approach your forage planning with this big-picture view. FULL STORY »
Achieve optimum planting depth this spring
When it comes to planting corn, how deep is deep enough and how shallow is too shallow? Researchers share how corn development is affected at different planting depths. FULL STORY »
Researchers study chop length of low-quality forage
Penn State research suggests that when low-quality hay or straw is added to the diet to achieve extra chewing or rumination, chopping it fine enough to minimize sorting will help cows to consume the amount of forage desired and still provide physically effective fiber. FULL STORY »
Central Plains Dairy Expo is next week
The event, scheduled for March 26-28, in Sioux Falls, S.D., includes virtual farm tours, a trade show, educational seminars and a free concert by country music star Phil Vassar. FULL STORY »
Tips to reduce early-season stress on corn emergence
Planting corn early offers a number of potential benefits, but choosing the wrong planting date can have adverse effects on crop establishment. FULL STORY »
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