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NEW: Bunker and Pile Feedout Safety Reminders
Corn silage harvest is complete but that should not signal the end of safety awareness on farms using a bunker or drive-over pile for silage storage. Read this article for bunker and pile feedout safety reminders for corn silage producers.

Bunker and Pile Feedout Safety Reminders
 
 

NEW: High Inclusion Corn Silage Feeding Guidelines
Success in feeding corn silage involves following a hierarchy of observations and measurements in the nutritional program. It’s especially crucial when evaluating beef rations containing higher corn silage inclusions.

High Inclusion Corn Silage Feeding Guidelines
 
 

BMR Corn Silage Feeding Considerations
Brown midrib (BMR) corn silage hybrids have been on the market for nearly two decades. This article provides examples of the growing and feeding experiences of dairy producers who have successfully incorporated BMR into their forage program.

BMR Corn Silage Feeding Considerations
 
 

6 Tips for Feeding High Corn Silage Rations
Dairy operations can feed cows economically with high-forage diets using corn silage as the sole source of forage. However, producers should consider several management factors when feeding high rates of corn silage.

6 Tips for Feeding High Corn Silage Rations
 
 

Does Vitreous Starch Content of Corn Hybrids Matter in Livestock?
Some producers claim that corn hybrids with higher vitreous endosperm will produce starch that is less digestible in the rumen. However, when hybrids are harvested as silage – before full kernel maturity – there is only very minimal difference between vitreous (hard or flinty corn) hybrids and floury (soft or dent corn) hybrids.

Does Vitreous Starch Content of Corn Hybrids Matter in Livestock?
 
 

Starch Digestibility Changes in Storage
Research shows digestibility changes over time in stored corn silage or high-moisture corn (HMC) may be an underlying cause of mysterious feeding problems on some dairies. This article will discuss research on digestibility changes and how you can manage these changes.

Starch Digestibility Changes in Storage
 

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