Jan. 15, 2018
Corn silage is the predominant forage source used in dairy cattle diets to supply adequate levels of energy and physically effective fiber to high-producing cows...


Jan. 15, 2018
Comparison of forage growth of multi-cut (left) and single-cut (right) harvest sorghum plots in late September...


Jan. 15, 2018
In today’s society, many times we focus on the norm and the average. Think about the number of times you’ve read my or others’ work discussing what “average” forage looks like...


Nov. 27, 2017
Forage quality and consistency rank near the top of every dairy producer’s list as key influences on farm profitability...


Nov. 27, 2017
Alternative forages may be profitable, but digestible energy per acre is key to their true value...


Nov. 15, 2017
Wrapping moist, large round or square bales in plastic to create an anaerobic environment for silage fermentation has gained steadily in popularity, particularly for small and midsized dairy or beef producers...


Oct. 17, 2017
Matt Winkelbaer, Jason Leadingham, Donald Merchant, Doug DeGroff, Victor Cante Reynoso, Andrew Wheeler, Al Kruse, Nick Schreiner These are just a few of the names of people who have been killed or seriously injured...


Aug. 31, 2017
Grain producers and dairy operators annually debate the question, “What is corn silage worth this year?” The starting point to answer this question is often based on commodity grain market q...


Aug. 25, 2017
Corn silage kernel processing score (KPS) continues along with brown midrib (BMR) corn silage and politics as the most heated topics discussed among forage growers, dairy producers, and consulta...


Aug. 21, 2017
The author was the 2016 Hay & Forage Grower summer editorial intern and is a senior at South Dakota State University. When corn prices are high, corn silage may be a more economical feed to...