Contents tagged with Silage

29 April 2022

Self-feeding silage saves labour, power and machinery costs while delivering a simple, sustainable way to get forage into cows by just moving an electric wire once a day.

24 November 2021

Effective fibre on rumen function, performance and health of UK dairy cows

24 November 2021

Conserved forage production and evaluation

29 July 2021

Read our tips on establishing maize, from cultivating to drilling, and solving any compaction issues.

6 August 2021

Location, soil type, altitude and field aspect should be considered before growing maize. Read about the pros and cons of growing maize under film here.

29 July 2021

From the benefits of growing under film, to the control of weeds, pests and disease, our information will help you to grow maize for silage.

29 July 2021

See our advice on how to assess the dry matter of maize, when to use an additive, and best practice for the maize silage clamp.

29 July 2021

See how the cost of maize silage, and maize grown under film, compares to grazed grass and grass silage.

22 November 2021

Find out the advantages and limitations of self-feed and easy-feed silage.

2 July 2021

Join us for an on-farm event at Honeypot Farm to find out how George Wade is hoping to increase both yield and quality of his silage this year by switching to a multi-cut silage system.

16 April 2021

Improving grassland management by changing to rotationally-grazed paddocks can become a headache when it comes to silage making if you rely on a contractor. That’s because the focus is on growing 12 ME leafy, palatable grass for grazing and silage is only made to conserve a surplus (above 3,000 kg DM/ha) or correct a mistake.

20 May 2021

Wholecrop cereal silage is made by harvesting the whole plant and storing it anaerobically. This page highlights the different types.