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Quality silage is a stable feed made from quality pasture preserved in the absence of oxygen by quality fermentation to minimise any loss of feeding value, says DairyNZ.
The latest Pioneer brand ‘Maize for Silage 2015-16’ catalogue gives average estimated growing costs for maize silage planted in high fertility or low fertility paddocks (Table 1).
Each year, from about this time until the end of June, I am often asked to help interpret the results of maize silage feed analyses.
I grew up in town and one of my distinct memories of summer and autumn when we went to visit our farming friends was the smell of silage.
Tyres on maize and silage stacks could get the heave-ho in favour of UK-made Secure Covers, says Secure Cover System (NZ) sales manager Peter Wrightson.
Crop packaging company Agpac says its use of coloured silage and hay bales to raise awareness of breast cancer in rural communities is catching on in other countries.
SILAGE WRAP recycling is gaining pace, says Plasback, which recently achieved 3000 tonnes and expects to add 1000 tonne to its total this year.
TAKING EARLY silage this spring may help avoid a costly long-term loss of pasture quality, say rural professionals, as pasture covers nationwide reach unseasonably high levels.