Dry Matter

DAMN THE TORPEDOES! - Admiral David Farragut

DAMN THE TORPEDOES! - Admiral David Farragut

What does Admiral David Farragut has to do with chopping silage? What does “full speed ahead” look like at my place?


Do it Now! Corn Silage Harvest Plan

Do it Now! Corn Silage Harvest Plan

Here is a basic list of things to do in preparation for corn silage harvest. Check off them as you go.

Know Your Dry Matter!

Know Your Dry Matter!

Choppers are rolling, trucks are roaring, pack tractors traverse back and forth over carefully shaped drive-over piles.  Before you started, you made a determination of the dry matter (DM) in your corn. But what has time, heat and wind done to % DM? And why is it crucial to know this value?