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August 26, 2021 - Maximizing Corn Silage Yield and Quality - 2021 Harvest Season

Corn SilageCorn silage is unique compared to other multicut forage systems, such as alfalfa, as there is only one opportunity to harvest the crop annually. Therefore, farmers, agronomists, and agricultural professionals must dilligently monitor corn silage acres to identify the optimal harvest time to maximize forage yield and quality, as well as to ensure the proper moisture content for ensiling.  Check out this article to learn more about estimating average dry down per day, moisture testing and optimal moisture content, harvest strategies, and storage management.