Silage is a great way to store crops for use as cattle feed, but protecting it and using proper feedout techniques will help cattlemen get the most utilization of the crop. Hopefully producers can look forward to having quality silage… Continue reading
Making high-quality silage is about achieving the twin goals of rapid, efficient front-end fermentation and back-end stability during storage and feedout.
“It pays to focus on producing silage that is maximized both in terms of quantity and quality,” says Renato… Continue reading
(St. Joseph, MO, July 6, 2016) Silage is a staple in many livestock rations. However, if not fermented properly, silage can lose valuable energy, protein and fiber components that are often destroyed during the ensiling process.
BioZyme® Inc. has developed… Continue reading
In the fall many dairy producers see slumps in production and feed intake. This is often due to an abrupt change from old corn silage to green chop or recently fermented corn silage.
“Preparing for the switch and easing the… Continue reading
Ensiling high-moisture corn (HMC) offers beef and dairy producers with an on-farm source of high energy feed. However, in addition to often being prone to aerobic deterioration, a cool growing season and late harvest can exacerbate conditions that challenge the… Continue reading
By: Emma Hopkins
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Hay that is baled and stored at a moisture level higher than recommended could heat up enough to start a barn fire, a Purdue Extension forage specialist warns.
This season has been a… Continue reading