Monthly Archives: September 2012

Aiming for Higher Profits

by: Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension Agronomist As silage harvest wraps up, the ‘next thing’ creeping forward in your consciousness is fall manure application.  There is obviously a narrow window in which to get this done, especially given the challenges associated … Continue reading

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Three upcoming workshops focusing on pasture reclamation

Please note the three upcoming workshops focusing on pasture reclamation.  Each farm is working in a different landscape, has a different approach, and is at a different stage.  Please let me or Jenn Colby know if you have any questions. … Continue reading

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Things to Keep in Mind Before and During Corn Silage Harvest By Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension Agronomist On warm, dry, breezy fall days, whole plant moisture can drop up to 2% per day.  If you have not done so already, … Continue reading

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Benefits of early planting of cereal rye or triticale after corn silage harvest

By Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension Agronomist Increased likelihood of accumulating more than 2 tons of dry matter per acre by mid-May.  This material can make excellent (and inexpensive) feed for various classes of livestock including lactating dairy cows. If you … Continue reading

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