Already Registered?      Or Please Register to Post a New Message

Login Register



Complete Message (link)

What crop is most commonly used for silage purposes in the United States?

Todd NE WY says 2017-01-11 09:36:45 (CST)



Now I think corn but I am not sure for the era of the farm questions.

Todd


5 months ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

vince mautino says 2017-01-11 09:41:32 (CST)



Corn. Although we also use to cut alfalfa and put it in layers with the corn while it was still /green//wet.

In eastern Colorado a lot of sorghum type forage is used like millet hay, sudanex, hay grazer. Some of that goes by different names in different areas


5 months ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

Ralph in N.E.Oh says 2017-01-11 21:41:07 (CST)



I agree with Corn.
I will say though that now days, for us grass farmers, wrapped baleage works great. I have 65 wrapped bales of clover and oats. The cows really enjoy that stuff!


5 months ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

JerryHicks says 2017-01-12 05:09:08 (CST)



Corn.


5 months ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum


forum rules icon

Forum rules
Read these first

forum monitor icon

Uncle Joe
Forum Moderator

Search forum
Search the forum ARCHIVE

Banner Ads


Available on-line
mischka.com/shop
Rural Heritage
Magazine
The June | July
edition of Rural Heritage
is now available at
Tractor Supply Stores
throughout the US.
Check out a preview in our Reading Room.


calendar icon
29
Upcoming
Events
Rural Heritage
Calendar of Events
Home of the webs most
extensive Draft Horse, Mule &
Oxen Calendar of Events.

Tennessee Mule Train
Mid-Tennessee Mule Skinners
lead a wagon train in the
hills near Woodbury, Tenn.

Visit RFD–TV for the
Rural Heritage scheduled
times in your viewing area.
  • Copyright © 1997 − 2017 Rural Heritage
    Rural Heritage  |  PO Box 2067  |  Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
    Telephone (319) 362-3027

    This file last modified: Sep 14, 2016.

    Designed by sbatemandesign.com