March 15, 2021 | By Rupp Seeds
To ensure a high-quality silage feed source it is important to correctly follow all the critical steps during silage harvest and silo fill. This is an inch by inch and minute by minute process during harvest.
The five Cs of quality corn silage are:
Once the corn is in the silo and ensiled there are no products, activities or strategies that will correct mismanagement that occurred at silo fill. Only after the correct steps are taken at harvest can silage coming out of the silo provide a quality feed that is a good source of energy and high-quality fiber.
Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of silage storage options and how to manage your silage in this issue of SeedScoop.
Corn Silage Quality and Inventory Management