Fall Alfalfa Management and Corn Hybrid Selection

Cindy ZimmermanAlfalfa, Audio, Feed, Forage, Forage Forum, Industry News, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Podcast

Pioneer Hi-Bred Forage Forum PodcastLeo Brown, Pioneer Livestock Information manager, discusses fall alfalfa management and corn hybrid selection for silage at the 2009 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. Brown says producers should evaluate alfalfa stands in the fall. Depending on stand quality, a producer can look to fertilize for optimum spring growth or apply a herbicide treatment to kill the crop for easier groundwork in the spring. Now is also the time to consider hybrid selection for corn – looking for good starch and fiber digestibility.

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[audio:http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://zimmcomm.biz/pioneer/pioneer-podcast-63-wdd.mp3] Leo Brown from Farm Progress Show (5:30 min MP3)

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