If fresh feed already has yeast or mold in it, then it will deteriorate more quickly when exposed to oxygen and warm temperatures. Over 85% of dairies apply a forage preservative either at harvest or in the TMR wagon.
Consider this: 85% of farmers are applying some sort of forage
preservative either at harvest or in the total mixed ration (TMR) wagon.
Using an inoculant at harvest along with harvesting and ensiling
practices can constitute a proactive approach.
When following a recipe, it's often necessary to grab the correct
ingredients at the store in order to get the optimal desired outcome.
Similar to whipping up a cake or mixing your favorite dry rub, creating a
dairy ration requires specific ingredients.
Silage is not immune to the many challenges we face on the farm, and the risks begin before it even becomes silage. Agronomists do their part in helping you grow an excellent crop that should yield excellent feed for the coming year.
There is growing interest in wrapping hay as farmers look for solutions to put up quality hay in tight weather windows. Wrapping high-moisture hay bales can reduce the time hay needs to dry, minimizing the risks of a crop getting rained on.
Every dairy farmer knows high-quality forage is essential on a successful dairy farm. The milk dairy cows produce is dependent on the nutrients the cow receives, making high-quality forage a key consideration in a dairy operation.
For all businesses, inventory is a crucial part of the day-to-day and year-to-year operations. Without product to sell – or worse yet, parts or ingredients to make salable items – a company cannot survive.