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Continuous Corn

posted on June 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

Continuous Corn Effects and Management in Corn Silage By: Cullen Johnson Like any good businessman, beef and dairy producers are looking for “the best bang for their buck.” Corn silage is an option these beef/dairymen have to do just that. Overall, feed use of corn silage for beef and dairy has been continually rising, as it provides more tons per acre and thus, increasing profit when fed. According to the U.S. Census of Agriculture, in 2012, 7.2 million acres were grown for corn silage, up 18% from 2007. As we all know, we aren’t making any more land; therefore, to keep up …