Shared Expectations for Better Corn Silage

Chuck Zimmerman

Pioneer Hi-Bred Forage Forum PodcastAn up-front dialogue between the nutritionist and custom cutter can pay dividends, says Dr. Bill Mahanna, coordinator of global nutritional sciences for Pioneer Hi-Bred. A nutritionist’s ration plans can change year-to-year, so variables such as length of chop and degree of processing should be adjusted accordingly. If the nutritionist shows desirable corn silage samples to the custom cutter and clarifies needs in advance, it diminishes subjectivity and improves everyone’s satisfaction. Bill has suggestions for encouraging this face-to-face planning. Listen to them and tell Bill your experiences.

Listen To MP3 File Dr. Bill Mahanna on shared silage expectations (3 min MP3)

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