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Learn how to price corn silage for the best economic return.

Ensure a smooth silage harvest by checking equipment, setting and monitoring the correct chop length and kernel rolls and putting safety first.

Now is the time to be reviewing, servicing and preparing equipment used for silage harvest so that down time doesn't decrease your silage quality.

Learn how to determine the amount of nitrogen to apply to corn silage production fields to maximize your returns.

As we enter silage harvest season, now is the perfect time to sit down to evaluate your current corn varieties to make a good selection for 2023.

As you prepare for corn silage harvest, it can be helpful to estimate how many tons per acre each variety will yield to make sure you will have enough. 

Now until pollination is the time to scout corn for fungal disease. Corn treated with fungicide had improved fermentation and better dry matter values.

Harvesting corn silage can be dangerous. Please take a few minutes to review safety precautions and harvest recommendations.

The discussion is growing on using fungicides to prevent high DON levels. The short answer is yes probably, but fungicide selection is very important.

Dianne Shoemaker takes a closer look at corn silage production for the three-year period from 2017 through 2019.