The TopFodder Silage program covers the science of silage making. It involves hands-on inspection and assessment of silage on farms.
Making and feeding high quality silage with lower fibre levels encourages higher feed intakes and better cow performance. This program highlights the steps for making high quality temperate pasture silage.
The program covers:
Using silage in the farming system
Principles and science of silage making
Factors affecting the quality & quantity of silage
Managing the wilting process
Storage options for baled and chopped silage
Use of additives and inoculants
Using silage as a pasture management tool
Two days up-front classroom style delivery plus hands-on inspection and assessment of silage on farms.