Getting maximum value out of high-moisture corn silage

Ensiling high-moisture corn (HMC) offers beef and dairy producers with an on-farm source of high energy feed. However, in addition to often being prone to aerobic deterioration, a cool growing season and late harvest can exacerbate conditions that challenge the stability of high-moisture corn silage. FULL STORY »

Managing Silage Effluent

Fall is almost here and with that will come corn silage harvest. One common side effect of silage making is silage effluent. No matter our best efforts to harvest at the correct moisture and in a timely fashion, it happens. If you have a silo, upright or horizontal, you have some amount of silage effluent. FULL STORY »

Ask the Silage Dr: Mycotoxins at harvest

With an extremely wet spring and summer, my silage corn has started to develop some mold. FULL STORY »

Get immediate predictions of CSPS

We’re seeing a growing interest in estimating corn silage processing scores (CSPS) while chopping –instead of after the fact – so that we can make appropriate adjustments in the field. FULL STORY »

Silage season is here

University of Vermont Extension agronomist Daniel Hudson offers tips for a successful corn-silage harvest. FULL STORY »

2014 Midwest haylage quality slumping, variable

Relative Feed Quality (RFQ), a measurement of forage quality, dropped in 2014. Even more disappointing is the marked quality decrease shown through Total Tract NDF Digestibility (TTNDFD) analysis. FULL STORY »

Protecting your Shredlage investment

One of the issues that have increasingly concerned producers in recent years has been how to cost-effectively supply their cows with adequate amounts of effective fiber. Mechanically disrupted corn silage, such as Shredlage Brand Silage, is one option that has attracted considerable interest. FULL STORY »

Time for a silage processor checkup

Now is the time to check over your forage harvester, and your silage processor in particular. FULL STORY »

Silage shrink affects feed quality and quantity

When silage shrinks, producers end up with less available feed and, often, a lower quality feed. The initial dry matter (DM) losses are often of more valuable nutrients such as sugars, starches and soluble proteins. FULL STORY »

Ask the Silage Dr: Ensiling Shredlage®

I’m going to try Shredlage® this year; is there anything I should take into consideration when ensiling this forage? My corn silage doesn’t normally have any heating issues. What do you recommend? FULL STORY »

From the June/July 2014 issue: Silage 101

Properly preparing and managing silage can reduce losses and improve an operation’s bottom line. FULL STORY »

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