Impact of Growing Conditions on Nutritional Value of Silage

Cindy Zimmerman

Growing conditions can vary from year to year and this variance can impact the nutritional value of the silage. In this edition of the Pioneer Forage Forum podcast, Pioneer livestock information manager Jim Smith explains the effects of solar radiation, moisture and heat at different stages of plant growth. [audio:http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://zimmcomm.biz/pioneer/pioneer-podcast-53-wdd.mp3] Jim Smith on the Impact of Growing Conditions on Nutritional …

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Breeding Corn Hybrids for Silage

Cindy Zimmerman

Breeding corn for silage is very much like a conventional program for grain. The main difference is the equipment used to measure the end product. Bill Curran, Pioneer research scientist, discusses some of the key traits producers and breeders are looking to achieve. Some key traits include dry matter, tonnage and starch digestibility. [audio:http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://zimmcomm.biz/pioneer/pioneer-podcast-51-wdd.mp3] Bill Curran on Breeding Corn Hybrids …

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