Manage harvested forage to lower nutrient losses

Manage harvested forage to lower nutrient losses

MOST dairy herds throughout the U.S. depend on corn silage as a major component of their cattle rations.

To ensure good storage and fermentation, South Dakota State University extension forages field specialist Karla Hernandez said corn for silage should typically be harvested between 60% and 70% moisture.

"One of the main characteristics of corn silage is that i

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