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 […]

Grain Sorghum Has Lost Money in 9 of the Last 10 Years – Commentary Feb 21, 2018

🕔Feb 21, 2018
Editor’s Note: Click here for related commentary on other crops.  The last crop costs and returns numbers that we are going to examine is grain sorghum—also called milo in some regions. Grain […]

Texas: Forage Sorghum Silage Tour, Bushland, Sept. 13 Aug 25, 2017

🕔Aug 25, 2017
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research will jointly host a forage sorghum silage tour near Bushland on Sept. 13. “No matter what your goals are […]

Nebraska Drought: Better to Harvest a Damaged Field or Leave Residue Standing? Aug 14, 2017

🕔Aug 14, 2017
If you’re considering cutting drought-stressed crops for silage, you might want to take a second look at the potential for losing more value than you’ll gain from the operation. In […]

Texas: Crop, Livestock Budget Spreadsheets for 2017 Now Available Mar 13, 2017

🕔Mar 13, 2017
Crop and livestock budget spreadsheets for 2017 are now available to both farmers and ranchers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economists. The budget spreadsheets help farmers and ranchers […]

Texas Sorghum: Management, Hybrids Determine Silage Value Oct 26, 2016

🕔Oct 26, 2016
Unique data for forage sorghums, including varying feed values and management needs of different hybrids, is coming out of a Texas A&M AgriLife trial being conducted near Bushland. “On the […]

Corn Silage: 5 Ways to Prevent Mishaps, Preserve Quality Dec 4, 2015

🕔Dec 4, 2015
Livestock producers need to take extra care when creating and maintaining stored silage piles to not only ensure they produce quality animal feed but also to lessen the risk of […]

Kentucky Corn: 2015 Silage Hybrid Report Available Nov 3, 2015

🕔Nov 3, 2015
The 2015 Corn Silage Hybrid Trial is available online. and is linked to the variety testing page.  The test evaluated 20 hybrids submitted by 10 seed companies. A test was […]

Nebraska Corn: Making Silage from Dry Crops Sep 14, 2015

🕔Sep 14, 2015
Last week a couple farmers telephoned me, concerned that the corn they were chopping for silage was too dry.  They knew that dry silage often heats and molds, lowering its […]

Ohio Corn: Picking Cover Crops After Silage Harvest Sep 1, 2015

🕔Sep 1, 2015
A lot of corn was chopped for corn silage last week and harvest continues this week.  We are about a month ahead of last year’s corn silage harvest and this […]

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