Other Silage http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Northeastern Producers Trend Toward Triticale Forage http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/northeastern-producers-trend-toward-triticale-forage <div class="field-deck"> Winter small grain produces a high-yielding, good-quality silage </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Triticale, a winter small grain traditionally used in the Northeast as a plow-down cover crop, has recently gained ground there as a winter forage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/northeastern-producers-trend-toward-triticale-forage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/northeastern-producers-trend-toward-triticale-forage#comments Other Silage Mon, 19 May 2014 15:26:00 +0000 25761 at http://hayandforage.com <p class="02CAPTION">Winter triticale harvested at the flag-leaf stage provides dairy-quality silage while crop harvested a week later, at boot stage, is lower quality and fits well as heifer, dry-cow or beef-cattle feed.</p> Photo: Bill Verbeten, Cornell University Soybeans Are Great For Pasture, Silage http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/soybeans-are-great-pasture-silage <div class="field-deck"> Soybean silage is comparable to alfalfa silage </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Soybeans work as a pasture crop or can be made into silage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/soybeans-are-great-pasture-silage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/soybeans-are-great-pasture-silage#comments Other Silage Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:15:00 +0000 24881 at http://hayandforage.com Water-Conserving Sorghums (Milo) Supply Forage Quality, Yield http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/water-conserving-sorghums-milo-supply-forage-quality-yield <div class="field-deck"> They also offer harvest flexibility </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The use of sorghums – which need less water than corn and survive in hot, dry conditions – is a growing trend and necessity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/water-conserving-sorghums-milo-supply-forage-quality-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/water-conserving-sorghums-milo-supply-forage-quality-yield#comments Other Silage SILAGE Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:39:00 +0000 24861 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Brachytic dwarf forage sorghum is substantially shorter, but holds its own on yield when compared to the taller conventional forage sorghums surrounding it.</p> Photo: Mark Marsalis, NMSU Ag Science Center, Clovis Mississippi Variety Tops Kenaf Silage Trial http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/mississippi-variety-tops-kenaf-silage-trial <div class="field-deck"> Fiber crop is good dairy, beef cattle feed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A kenaf variety developed at Mississippi State University outperformed two other varieties in a South Korea silage trial.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/mississippi-variety-tops-kenaf-silage-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/mississippi-variety-tops-kenaf-silage-trial#comments Other Silage Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:24:00 +0000 24611 at http://hayandforage.com Double-Crop Soybeans Can Become Valuable Forage http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/double-crop-soybeans-can-become-valuable-forage <div class="node-body article-body"> <p> Immature soybeans could be another forage option for Indiana livestock producers struggling to feed their herds,says Keith Johnson, Purdue University Extension forage specialist.</p> <p> Many of the state&rsquo;s double-crop soybeans will struggle to reach maturity before the first killing freeze, he says. An early wheat harvest and dry spring weather allowed growers to plant them farther north than what is typical, but drought delayed germination.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/double-crop-soybeans-can-become-valuable-forage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/double-crop-soybeans-can-become-valuable-forage#comments Other Silage Dairy-Forage Nutrition Mon, 17 Sep 2012 20:25:00 +0000 12251 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Fae Holin Corn Vs. Forage Sorghum http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/corn-vs-forage-sorghum <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s a quick guide to the differences between corn and forage sorghum, courtesy of Brent Bean, Texas AgriLife Extension agronomist, and colleagues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/corn-vs-forage-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/corn-vs-forage-sorghum#comments Other Silage Dairy-Forage Nutrition Fri, 11 May 2012 03:40:00 +0000 9121 at http://hayandforage.com Forage Sorghums To The Rescue http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/forage-sorghums-rescue <div class="field-deck"> They thrive where silage corn shouldn’t be planted </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forage sorghums can help provide feed in regions short on forage after last year’s droughts, say university agronomists from Pennsylvania and Texas. Greg Roth urges south-central Pennsylvania dairy producers to consider doublecropping brown midrib (BMR) forage sorghums – after first-cut hay or small-grain silage – on ground some are currently putting to silage corn. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/forage-sorghums-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/forage-sorghums-rescue#comments Other Silage Dairy-Forage Nutrition Fri, 11 May 2012 03:34:00 +0000 9111 at http://hayandforage.com <p> Agronomist Greg Roth in the midst of a forage sorghum with the BMR brachytic dwarf trait, in front, and a conventional, medium-height line.</p> Photo: Bobbi Roth Cut Forage Soybean Seeding Rates http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/cut-forage-soybean-seeding-rates <div class="node-body article-body">Soybean plants have a remarkable ability to fill empty spaces, so maximum yield can be achieved with a minimum amount of seed, say researchers at McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA. But they point out that low seeding rates result in thicker stems, reducing quality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/cut-forage-soybean-seeding-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/cut-forage-soybean-seeding-rates#comments Other Silage Thu, 10 May 2012 20:08:00 +0000 9251 at http://hayandforage.com Early Wheat Silage Harvest May Help Kentuckians http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/early-wheat-silage-harvest-may-help-kentuckians <div class="node-body article-body">Jonathan Gaskins, Columbia, KY, has harvested wheat for silage – to feed his lactating dairy cows – two to three weeks ahead of schedule. Usually, says Gaskins, he wouldn’t be in the field until the last week of April or first week of May. Yet his 110 wheat acres were ready to cut April 3 and he finished April 11. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/early-wheat-silage-harvest-may-help-kentuckians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/other-silage/early-wheat-silage-harvest-may-help-kentuckians#comments Other Silage SILAGE Fri, 20 Apr 2012 20:45:00 +0000 8881 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: University of Kentucky Forage Sorghum Excels When Water Is Lacking http://hayandforage.com/grazing/forage-sorghum-excels-when-water-lacking <div class="node-body article-body">Forage sorghum will take acreage away from silage corn in dry climates facing irrigation water shortages, predict two Southern High Plains Extension agronomists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/forage-sorghum-excels-when-water-lacking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/forage-sorghum-excels-when-water-lacking#comments GRAZING Other Silage Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:37:00 +0000 7681 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Texas A&M University