Understanding the fermentation process in corn silage can help producers keep their eye on the overall goal, which is producing high-quality silage to provide an excellent source of hygienic feed and nutrients for cattl
Maximizing the benefits from feeding silage can only be accomplished if producers are minimizing their silage losses. Producers must be on guard for losses from the moment of ensiling all the way through feedout.
The “extra” step of covering and sealing freshly chopped forage can save producers money, nutrients and dry matter (DM) and improves the hygienic quality of the feed, so less digestive upsets and health issues. When