Water limiting factor to corn silage quality

Water limiting factor to corn silage quality

Irrigated corn requires a balance between water conservation and silage quality.

MINIMIZING yield losses while reducing groundwater usage is a continual goal for Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists on the High Plains, where quantities of water from the Ogallala Aquifer are diminishing.

That was the goal of a 2014 study led by Dr. Wenwei Xu, AgriLife Research corn breeder in Lubbock, Texas, and Thomas Marek, AgriLife Researc

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