Silage corn

Corn Doesn’t Lie

Do you want to know how well grazing corn is working for your cattle? Check their manure.
If the manure is largely free of yellow corn particles, it means the kernels are soft and highly digestible. If the manure contains a lot of yellow fragments, the kernels are hard and more difficult to digest.

When Corn Gets a Cool Reception

While farmers are usually warm hosts, they would love to give frost the cold shoulder. In years where you can’t avoid it, however, there are some things to keep in mind when frost might get to your silage corn.

The Corn Silage Harvest

Agronomists agree there are two steps involved in harvesting high-quality corn silage. First, determine if the corn has the correct moisture content. Second, make sure to harvest the crop in a timely manner.