Ohio: Corn Silage Harvest Timing Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
Silage harvest has begun in some parts of Ohio. Proper harvest timing is critical because it ensures the proper dry matter (DM) concentration required for high quality preservation, which in […]

Ohio: Making Corn Silage in Dry Conditions Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
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 […]

Pennsylvania: Corn Silage – 6 Reasons Cover Crops Are Nonnegotiable Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Cover crops are indispensable in no-till production systems to build soil health, especially after corn silage harvest. Here are some reasons why: 1. A place to spread manure. In Pennsylvania, […]

Iowa Corn: Silage Harvest of Drought-Stressed, Severely Lodged Crops Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
The decision to chop corn for silage should be made when there is no further potential to increase grain dry matter and whole plant moisture is in the proper range […]

Corn: Why Are Harvested Acres Always Predictably Lower Than Planted? – DTN Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
There are many unanswerable questions and unknowable answers in this business, so I feel a special sort of relief when someone asks me a question that actually has a straightforward […]

Tennessee Corn: 2018 Silage Hybrid Trials Report Available Oct 25, 2018

🕔Oct 25, 2018
The University of Tennessee 2018 Corn Silage hybrid trials data has been finalized and is now available online.

Pennsylvania: Harvesting Corn Silage – 4 Tips for Inadequate Moisture Sep 21, 2018

🕔Sep 21, 2018
Getting into the field at the proper time to chop silage can be a challenge, regardless of year and weather conditions, but with extreme wet conditions the challenges can multiply. […]

Michigan Corn: Make a Plan for Drought-Stressed Silage Aug 31, 2018

🕔Aug 31, 2018
Corn silage harvest will soon be in full swing and livestock producers should be aware of the potential for excess levels of nitrates due to the prolonged moisture stress, high […]

Nebraska: Drought-Stressed Corn – A Feed Opportunity Aug 13, 2018

🕔Aug 13, 2018
The game of “what-if” can be tricky. What if the corn crop becomes drought damaged this year? Am I prepared to utilize this forage? Drought-stressed corn will start to wilt […]

Virginia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Underway, Most Areas Get Some Rains Sep 6, 2017

🕔Sep 6, 2017
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 3, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

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