Tuesday, March 9, 2021
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It is time to start estimating yields and if needed negotiating a price with neighboring grain farmers for the additional silage you will need.

There are two common ways to estimate tonnage, one based on plant height and the other based on estimated grain yield.

Growing a high-quality corn silage crop starts at day one. Now is the best time for producers to build a plan for the upcoming growing season.

Corn silage is eligible for FSA's nine-month recourse loans. And the silo it is stored in would be eligible for FSA's farm storage facility loans.

Silage testing is a fundamental tool for the farm to continuously evaluate quality and adjust to feed the best-possible forages.

Corn silage is an important component of dairy rations. It pays to direct management efforts to make high-quality corn silage.

In 2016, 47 corn silage hybrids representing 16 commercial brands were evaluated in a joint trial with Michigan State University.

The first point in silage safety is to recognize that silage avalanches are real and there is no way to predict when and where they will occur.

Livestock producers need to take extra care when creating and maintaining stored silage piles to produce quality animal feed and ensure safety.

So for the feeding program on the farm, it's the time of the year when we need to do a checkup on the corn silage.