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Apr 02, 2020 by Sponsored Content
The production methods of forage inoculants are absolutely critical to getting all the benefits of the bacterial inoculant product. When choosing a forage inoculant, follow a few essential tips.
Apr 01, 2020 by Sponsored Content
Producers can evaluate their silage in several ways before it hits the feedbunk. Best practices recommend taking representative samples for comprehensive near-infrared analysis on a regular basis.
Mar 09, 2020 by Sponsored Content
The objective when collecting a silage sample for laboratory analysis is to safely obtain a representative sample of all silage that will be fed. Check out the eight steps to collecting a quality sample.
Mar 03, 2020 by Sponsored Content
It’s no secret the 2019 corn silage season was challenging. Understanding the conditions during the growing season can help producers manage expectations for the resulting feed and properly balance rations.
Mar 02, 2020 by Sponsored Content
If your forage crop is at risk for elevated nitrate levels, it is recommended that you send a sample to a commercial lab for analysis. Read more about the common risk factors and adjustments to make if there is an issue.
Jan 01, 2020 by Sponsored Content
Enzymes in silage inoculants help generate sugars for the inoculant bacteria to use for growth and fermentation. They provide fuel for the “good” bacteria, which drives a fast, effective forage fermentation
Dec 28, 2019 by Sponsored Content
Opening 2019 corn silage? Learn the best way to introduce the new silage without a change in feed intake or production.
Dec 01, 2019 by Sponsored Content
Where on the pile does silage usually start to spoil? Even small portions of a well-managed silage pile can still be vulnerable to spoilage where the pile is exposed to oxygen during feedout.
Nov 04, 2019 by Sponsored Content
Dry matter (DM) losses can be significantly reduced in drive-over piles when properly covered and sealed. Check out these four rules to follow when covering and sealing a silage drive-over pile.
Oct 07, 2019 by Sponsored Content
Once harvest is over, it’s standard practice to take a core sample to determine actual density achieved. Taking samples can be time consuming. There are also safety risks for approaching any silage face to take samples
Oct 03, 2019 by Sponsored Content
With a wet planting season this year there is increased risk of spoilage any time there is physical damage to the corn plant from insects, disease or weather. Learn what to do.