Monthly Archives: April 2016

Better Bunker Silo Management

In this video from the 2016 Vermont Agronomy Plus series, Dr. Limin Kung, Jr. (University of Delaware) describes best management practices for minimizing the losses and optimizing the quality of feed stored in bunker silos. Small management changes can have … Continue reading

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Can Corn Be Grown in a Living Mulch?

Last week I posted a video on the subject of growing corn in a living mulch in Georgia.  This video covers a similar topic, but with a different legume and a different environment.  In the first part of the video … Continue reading

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Strategies to Increase Digestibility in Corn Grain and Silage

In this video, Dr. Luiz Ferraretto discusses considerations for maximizing starch utilization in dairy rations.  Concepts include kernel processing (including a simple field-evaluation of kernel processing), time in storage, starch type, fecal starch testing, and other important dairy nutrition concepts.

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