Selecting the right wilting technique when making grass silage can make wilting speed as much as five times faster, according to results of new Ecosyl UK research.View trial results
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High dry matter (DM) crops are more prone to aerobic spoilage, especially at feedout. This results in high DM losses, significantly reducing their potential intake and production advantages.
New farm-based research from Volac has examined the potential of multi-cut to deliver extra milk, with results confirming that grass from a five-cut system was more nutritious than that from a traditional three-cut approach.
We’re trying to get the best quality silage and dry matter that we can. We went to Ecosyl for the first time last year and the silage seems really stable.
Micheal Metcalfe of JR Elliott, Bolton Hall Farms in Leyburn