Commercial silage additive trials

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dc.contributor.author Bolsen, K.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-09T14:41:24Z
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dc.date.issued 2011-02-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7160
dc.description.abstract Most Kansas grown crops can be harvested, stored, and fed as silage. A good silage fermentation should produce a well-preserved, palatable feed with minimum nutrient loss, but making a good silage requires good management. The crop must be harvested at the proper maturity and moisture, be finely chopped, and be tightly packed in the silo. Numerous commercial silage additives, whose manufacturers make various claims for improving silage quality, are available. Last year, we reported on 5 trials involving six commercial additives (Report of Progress 377). Each additive improved the silage in at least one of the four criteria we evaluate. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1981 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 394 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Silage en_US
dc.title Commercial silage additive trials en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1981 en_US
dc.citation.epage 53 en_US
dc.citation.spage 52 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1981, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 6, 1981 en_US

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