Grass+ Section 8 - Planning Your Silage Making

Published 23 December 11

grass+ section 8


Planning Your Silage-Making

  • Understanding the key factors influencing production costs.
  • Improving the integration of conservation and grazing.
  • Calculating silage requirements.
  • Preparing fields and clamps.

Objective: To plan to improve overall grass utilisation through better integration of silage-making and grazing.

Challenge: Calculate your current utilised silage DM cost. Establish how to reduce this cost by 10% Develop a plan to more effectively integrate conservation with grazing.

You are able to download the content of section 8 of the grass+ programme.