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Oct 2, 2018

Silage

Silage tips : 6 areas producers should manage during harvest and ensiling

Unfortunately, there is no single product or solution to create high-quality silage. The forages being harvested right now will soon ...
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Farmer’s talk : Adrian Douglas
Sep 11, 2018

Farmer Testimonial

Farmer’s talk : Adrian Douglas

Farmer Focus:  Adrian Douglas Location: Kilmore, County Down, Northern Ireland Operation: 60 beef cows and calves fed to finishing weights Silage Production: Grass ...
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Silage tips : application of plastic to the forage
Jul 24, 2018

Silage

Silage tips : application of plastic to the forage

To produce the highest-quality silage it is crucial to remove air during ensiling and stop the re-entry of air back ...
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How to make an efficient storage system with bales and tube lines
Jul 24, 2018

Silage

How to make an efficient storage system with bales and tube lines

Bales and tube lines afford a flexible storage system for the efficient fermentation and storage of many fermentable forages. Although ...
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Grass silage: why using inoculants?
Jul 17, 2018

Silage Grass & Alfalfa

Grass silage: why using inoculants?

Like wine or cheese, ensiling is a 1,000-year-old preservation technique based on fermentation, thus a natural process, relying on the ...
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Silage Safety: Common-Sense Caution Around Equipment
Jun 12, 2018

Silage Wholecrop

Silage Safety: Common-Sense Caution Around Equipment

Every year, accidents occur in the process of making and feeding silage. In some cases, resulting in fatalities or serious ...
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Drive-over Piles
Jun 12, 2018

Silage

Drive-over Piles

Various systems exist for storing silage such as bunkers, bales, bale lines, Ag Bags and drive-over piles. Each system has ...
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5 Tips for Covering Silage
Jun 12, 2018

Silage Wholecrop

5 Tips for Covering Silage

Covering and sealing freshly chopped forage saves producers money, nutrients and dry matter (DM), and improves the hygienic quality of ...
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Low Dry Matter Forage
Jun 12, 2018

Silage

Low Dry Matter Forage

  The type of silage fermentation and the endpoints of that fermentation are dependent on many factors including – the organisms ...
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Feedout Systems
May 4, 2018

Silage

Feedout Systems

The method of feeding-out silage can directly impact both the aerobic stability of the silage and the feed value of ...
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