Tools are available to help corn growers and dairy and livestock producers negotiate a fair price for corn silage.
Corn silage is unique compared to other multicut forage systems, such as alfalfa, as there is only one opportunity to harvest the crop annually. Therefore, farmers, agronomists, and agricultural professionals must dilligently monitor corn silage acres to identify the optimal harvest time to maximize forage yield and quality, as well as to ensure the proper moisture content for ensiling.
September 8, 2021 12:30-1:30 pm Local Update Kimberly Schmidt, Extension Shawano County Agriculture Educator Are nitrate inhibitors beneficial? Carrie Laboski, UW-Madison Extension Soil Specialist Cover Crops that Best Scavenge N for Water Quality Jamie Patton, Senior Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison NPM Program
Resources from the June 23, 2021 webinar. Damon Smith, UW-Madison Extension Plant Pathologist discussing Managing Corn Diseases for Profits and When will Soybean Fungicides Pay
Soil health is something we hear a lot about these days. Cover crops, soil health tests, diversity in crop rotations, and reduced compaction are all ways to improve soil health. While it is true, cover crops and diverse rotations can improve soil health and tests to measure progress are good, there is some low hanging fruit that farmers may be missing when it comes to improving soil health.
Resources from the June 9, 2021 webinar.