And two things NOT to do!
As we move into the early winter, the seed catalogues and fliers are arriving. A change many farms are making is to shorten the season of the corn silage. With the large swings in the weather patterns that we have talked about before, a sure crop that reaches optimum maturity is more cautious approach to economically sure forage production. Variety trials over the past decade have shown the corn breeders efforts have produced higher yields from traditionally shorter varieties. Longer season varieties don’t guarantee you higher yields