Forage Forum on Choosing a Silage Inoculant

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This edition of the Pioneer Forage Forum podcast features Pioneer Western Livestock Information Manager Bill Ramsey our topic today is how to choose an effective silage inoculant for appropriate silage feed. Listen to the podcast here: To see all archived Pioneer Forage Forum podcasts, click here.

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Forage Forum on Kernel Processing in Northeast

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Here is another in our series of Pioneer Hi-Bred Forage Forum podcasts about the importance of proper kernel processing in different areas of the country. This interview focuses on the New York and New England with Pioneer dairy specialist Kevin Putnam. Kevin talks about the major benefits to dairy producers of proper kernel processing, the recommended parameters for settings, testing …

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Forage Forum on Kernel Processing in Midwest

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Pioneer Hi-Bred‘s Forage Forum has done a series of interviews about the importance of proper kernel processing in different areas of the country. Our first podcast focuses on the Midwest with Tim Hageman, Pioneer livestock specialist in northeast Iowa. Tim talks about the major benefits to dairy producers of proper kernel processing, the recommended parameters for settings, testing for quality. …

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Forage Forum on Managing Drying Cycle for Alfalfa

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Pioneer Hi-Bred‘s Forage Forum is back and our first podcast topic explores how to manage your drying cycle for alfalfa. Dan Wiersma is Pioneer Livestock Information Manger for the northern business unit, which covers Wisconsin, Minnesota, North and South Dakota – regions that represent a good percentage of the cows and alfalfa acres in the United States. Listen to what …

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Forage Forum on Spring Alfalfa Challenges

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Planting delays seem to be consuming the thoughts and energy of most growers this spring. But with the alfalfa crop maturing, don’t be tempted to delay that important first crop cutting. Hear what Alan Patterson, dairy specialist with Pioneer Hi-Bred, says about spring alfalfa challenges in this edition of Pioneer’s Forage Forum. Listen to the podcast here: To see all …

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Pioneer Forage Forum Discusses Roundup Ready Alfalfa

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Roundup Ready® alfalfa is back on the market again. Robin Newell, Pioneer senior forage business manager, discusses this recent decision and Pioneer® brand alfalfa offerings in this edition of Pioneer’s Forage Forum. Listen to the podcast here: To see all archived Pioneer Forage Forum podcasts, click here. Subscribe to Forage Forum here.

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Benefits of Crop Specific Inoculants

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On this edition of Forage Forum, Kyle Whitaker, Pioneer Hi-Bred marketing manager for forage additives, highlights the Pioneer fiber technology platform. Whitaker discusses the benefits of using a crop-specific inoculant during an interview with Chuck Zimmerman at the recent Farm Progress Show. Listen to the podcast here: To see all archived Pioneer Forage Forum podcasts, click here. Subscribe to Forage …

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Feeding New Silage

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On this edition of Forage Forum, Pioneer Hi-Bred dairy specialist Kevin Putnam discusses feeding the newly harvested silage crop. Letting the new crop ferment three to four months allows starch availability to increase. This year, Putnam says the crop should have a nice grain-to-stock ratio, which makes for high-energy, highly digestible feedstuffs. Listen to the podcast here: To see all …

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Growing Conditions and Corn Silage

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Jim Smith, Pioneer livestock information manager in Minnesota, discusses the impact of growing conditions on corn for silage. Moisture and heat, depending on stage of growth, have a multitude of effects on nutritional value and readiness of the corn for harvest. Smith also talks about conditions in the northern Corn Belt. Listen to the podcast here: To see all archived …

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Silage Chopping Time

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As the choppers start to roll across the country, Pioneer Hi-Bred dairy specialist Kevin Putnam discusses some management considerations for chopping corn silage. Corn heat units in many areas are ahead of schedule, triggering harvest. Putman discusses proper chopper set up, inoculant options and other factors for achieving optimum quality. Listen to the podcast here: To see all archived Pioneer …

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