Making corn silage in drought conditions
The primary goal of making corn silage is to preserve as many nutrients in the corn plant as possible, to produce a feed that is acceptable to cows, and to minimize any risks associated with feeding the silage. FULL STORY »
How to deal with feed price volatility
Drought conditions, limited stockpiles of commodities and other factors have led to an increase in feed cost. Here are some ways to manage your ration under the circumstances. FULL STORY »
P and K silage harvest of drought-damaged corn
Corn silage harvest results in more phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) removal than grain alone because almost the entire plant is harvested. The increased amount removed with silage differs for P and K because the relative amount of P and K is different in corn vegetative parts than in grain. FULL STORY »
Canola possible forage crop for livestock
Drought-challenged dairy producers facing forage shortages may be able to feed their cows canola and related crops, provided they take certain precautions. FULL STORY »
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