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Harvesting haylage: A tricky endeavor and considerations for the future

by | May 18, 2020 | Technical Topics

KEY TAKEAWAYS IN THIS ISSUE OF TECHNICAL TOPICS:

  • High quality haylage can reduce out of pocket feed cost
  • Use a PEAQ stick and growth stage of plant to help monitor when to cut your haylage
  • Quick dry down after cutting haylage is the best way to preserve important carbohydrates in the plant
  • Consider alternative forages or western hay to replace inconsistent haylage quality on your farm