Cutting & Harvesting

CuttingREMEMBER: In order to make good quality silage, you have to start with good quality forage

Practicing top quality silage management will maximize the retention of quality you have in the forage at harvest through to finished silage.

This section provides guidelines and direction for maximizing the quality of your forage at harvest – the first and most important step in producing top quality silage.

Learn more about cutting & harvesting here:
Maturity & Dry Matter Content
Chop Length
Crops for Silage (PDF) PDF