Already Registered?      Or Please Register to Post a New Message

Login Register



Latest Message (link)

9 months ago

4
rh comment count

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


9 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


9 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!


9 months ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

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



Corn.


9 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 October | November
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.

Humbolt Threshing
Draft horses demonstrate
plowing and threshing and
compete in an old fashioned
horse pull in South Dakota.

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: Aug 26, 2017.

    Designed by sbatemandesign.com