Sept. 4, 2018
Silage shrink can cause silage to go from an economical source of feed to one that doesn’t make sense or cents. Shrink is the dry matter (DM) that is harvested but lost before feeding...

Feb. 15, 2018
In the Midwest, planting winter-hardy cereal grasses such as winter rye or triticale after fall-harvested corn or soybeans can provide both soil benefits and a grazing resource in the spring...

Aug. 31, 2017
Ammoniation of crop residues can turn a low-quality forage into a medium-quality forage that can maintain a dry cow without supplementation. Given the drought in the Northern Plains and eastern...

Feb. 15, 2017
Every year I hear cattle producers make the comment: “Cattle don’t seem to do as well as they used to when grazing corn residue.”...

Nov. 9, 2016
It makes sense to cover the ground and protect our precious soil and water resources, especially after harvest of corn silage; but why not also produce additional forage?...