Forage type affects dry matter yield of grass silage

TAGS: Dairy
Shutterstock dairy cows eating silage-shutterstock_24145258.jpg
Despite unique vegetative nature of orchardgrass, forage fiber concentrations determined before ensiling exhibited limited variability across forages.

Regionally, dairy producers have access to differing types of forage based on agronomic factors such as soil type and growing degree days.

All access premium subscription

This content requires a subscription to Feedstuffs in order to access. If you are a paid subscriber, use your email and password to Log In now.

Current Feedstuffs Subscribers: Online and mobile access are now included at no charge to you. To read this article, use your subscriber email and password to log-in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account.)

Not Currently a Subscriber: Subscribe NOW to Feedstuffs and receive our print and/or digital publications, enewsletters and premium online content. Visit and click on Subscribe at the top of the page for more information.



Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.