SILAGE http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Treated Residue Beats Corn Silage In Beef Rations http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/treated-residue-beats-corn-silage-beef-rations <div class="field-deck"> Second Crop treatment saves money, maintains weight gains </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Second Crop, a slaked lime process, can be used to treat crop residues that can replace corn silage in beef cattle rations, says a Dalhart, TX, feedlot owner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/treated-residue-beats-corn-silage-beef-rations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/treated-residue-beats-corn-silage-beef-rations#comments Other Silage Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:45:00 +0000 28521 at http://hayandforage.com <p> <style type="text/css"> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-font-charset:78; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1791491579 18 0 131231 0;} @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1107305727 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:Cambria; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1073743103 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:MyriadPro-Bold; panose-1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0; mso-font-alt:"Myriad Pro"; mso-font-charset:77; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-format:other; mso-font-pitch:auto; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} p.02CAPTION, li.02CAPTION, div.02CAPTION {mso-style-name:"02 CAPTION"; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-unhide:no; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; line-height:10.0pt; mso-pagination:none; mso-hyphenate:none; mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none; font-size:9.0pt; font-family:MyriadPro-Bold; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-bidi-font-family:MyriadPro-Bold; color:black; font-weight:bold;} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"MS 明朝"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --> </style> </p> <p class="02CAPTION">Residue bales are ground, and a Second Crop mobile unit sprays the material with lime slurry as it moves up the conveyor belt. The residue is then packed in piles or bunkers and covered.</p> Brachytic Sorghum Matches Corn Silage http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/brachytic-sorghum-matches-corn-silage <div class="field-deck"> Cows produced the same amount of milk on each, University of Georgia study shows </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silage made from brachytic dwarf forage sorghum produced as much milk as corn silage in a University of Georgia study.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/brachytic-sorghum-matches-corn-silage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/brachytic-sorghum-matches-corn-silage#comments Other Silage Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:51:00 +0000 28261 at http://hayandforage.com Make Red Clover Silage In A Day http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/make-red-clover-silage-day <div class="field-deck"> Wide swathing and tedding are the keys </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Red clover silage can be made in less than a day by wide swathing and tedding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/make-red-clover-silage-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/make-red-clover-silage-day#comments Other Silage What's New In Legumes Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:36:00 +0000 27931 at http://hayandforage.com <p> <style type="text/css"> @font-face { font-family: "MS 明朝"; }@font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }@font-face { font-family: "MyriadPro-Bold"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } </style> </p> <p class="02CAPTION"><span style="letter-spacing:-.1pt">Red clover grows well, but has been difficult to dry in the Northeast. Now, agronomist Tom Kilcer and Cornell University specialists say wide swathing and tedding will allow producers to put up silage from this highly digestible legume in less than a day.</span></p> Photo: Fae Holin What’s Hot At World Dairy Expo Seminars http://hayandforage.com/silage/what-s-hot-world-dairy-expo-seminars <div class="field-deck"> Baleage, preservative, kernel processing highlight forage topics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Baleage will be one of many forage-related subjects explored during forage seminars presented at World Dairy Expo, to be held Sept. 30-Oct. 4.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/silage/what-s-hot-world-dairy-expo-seminars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/silage/what-s-hot-world-dairy-expo-seminars#comments SILAGE Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:29:00 +0000 27811 at http://hayandforage.com Cows Milk Well On Shredlage http://hayandforage.com/corn/cows-milk-well-shredlage <div class="field-deck"> Second feeding trial shows 2.5-lb/cow/day increase </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cows produced more milk per day when fed Shredlage than when fed conventionally processed corn silage, according to a recent University of Wisconsin feeding trial.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/corn/cows-milk-well-shredlage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/corn/cows-milk-well-shredlage#comments Corn Shredlage Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:45:00 +0000 27711 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Fae Holin Shredlage Processing Varies Among Operators http://hayandforage.com/corn/shredlage-processing-varies-among-operators <div class="field-deck"> New cup test may help operators adjust rolls </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A cup method can consistently examine and measure Shredlage to help create a uniform feed, says Roger Olson of Shredlage LLC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/corn/shredlage-processing-varies-among-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/corn/shredlage-processing-varies-among-operators#comments Corn Shredlage Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:37:00 +0000 27641 at http://hayandforage.com Thick Corn Stands Hold Silage Quality http://hayandforage.com/corn/thick-corn-stands-hold-silage-quality <div class="field-deck"> Moisture is a key, researchers say </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Growing corn at high populations increases silage yield without hurting quality, at least not when moisture is abundant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/corn/thick-corn-stands-hold-silage-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/corn/thick-corn-stands-hold-silage-quality#comments Corn Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:28:00 +0000 27471 at http://hayandforage.com Silage Corn And Soybeans: Striking A Balance http://hayandforage.com/silage/silage-corn-and-soybeans-striking-balance <div class="field-deck"> Colorado grower experiments with two-in-one crop </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planting soybeans with silage corn has reduced one grower's fertilizer and pesticide costs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/silage/silage-corn-and-soybeans-striking-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/silage/silage-corn-and-soybeans-striking-balance#comments Corn SILAGE Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:02:00 +0000 27441 at http://hayandforage.com <p> <style type="text/css"> @font-face { font-family: "MS 明朝"; }@font-face { font-family: "MyriadPro-Bold"; }@font-face { font-family: "MyriadPro-Black"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } </style> </p> <p class="02CAPTION">David Harold hopes tall-growing soybeans growing beside furrow-irrigated corn will increase silage protein.</p> Photo: Joseph Harold Sugarbeets: A Crop For Salty Soils http://hayandforage.com/silage/sugarbeets-crop-salty-soils <div class="node-body gallery-body">Sugarbeets are very salt-tolerant, yield well and have potential to be grown as dairy or beef feed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/silage/sugarbeets-crop-salty-soils" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/silage/sugarbeets-crop-salty-soils#comments SILAGE Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:16:00 +0000 26591 at http://hayandforage.com Sugarbeets Work In Salty Soils, Offer Producers A New Crop http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/sugarbeets-work-salty-soils-offer-producers-new-crop <div class="field-deck"> They match corn silage in North Dakota beef feeding trial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sugarbeets grow well in saline soils and have good potential as feed for dairy and beef cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/sugarbeets-work-salty-soils-offer-producers-new-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/sugarbeets-work-salty-soils-offer-producers-new-crop#comments Other Silage Gold Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:55:00 +0000 25721 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Sugarbeets performed well in saline soils and in a feeding trial with growing and finishing cattle, reports animal scientist Vern Anderson.</p> Photo: Chanda Engel