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Corn Silage Harvest Techniques

Corn Silage Harvest Techniques Product code: NCH-49-W

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This publication discusses when to harvest, harvest management, and harvest technique. Tables are included listing the influence of corn hybrid maturity group and harvest date on the yield and percent moisture when harvested for silage; the influence of hybrid and harvest date on kernel black layer development, milk line position, and whole plant moisture percent of corn silage; the labor per day for silage making; fuel needed per day; tractor PTO horsepower range for forage choppers; average dry matter losses for various forage harvesting systems; and the labor and fuel requirements and costs for various forage systems.

Produced

1/1/1987

Author

J P Mueller

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