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Dealing with Anaplasmosis in Cows

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K-State College of Agriculture

Pond Watering of Cattle

How to Identify Caucasian Bluestems and Yellow Bluestems and How to Control Them

Rule of Thumb on Drought Corn Silage

1) Expect 1 ton of 35% dry matter silage for each 5 bushel of corn grain (estimated), so 40 bushel corn would give you nearly 8 ton of silage per acre, or

2) Corn with few ears, expect 1 ton of 35% dry matter silage for each foot of corn plant height, plant height minus the tassel length.  SO, 7 feet tall corn minus 1 foot of tassel height = 6 feet or about 6 ton per acre.

Below is a spreadsheet that is helpful for valuing silage.  Go to AgManager.info for custom rates to fill in the spreadsheet.  Replace the numbers in blue with your figures, costs, etc.

Valuing Silage Spreadsheet