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Harvesting & Storing Forages. What factors determine time to harvest forage?. Balance between quality and yield Weather conditions -rain leaches nutrients. How is forage quality determined?. Physical Appearance. Visual Appearance Color Odor (pleasant). Chemical Analysis. Protein Content

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Balance between quality and yield
  • Weather conditions

-rain leaches nutrients

physical appearance
Physical Appearance
  • Visual Appearance
  • Color
  • Odor (pleasant)
chemical analysis
Chemical Analysis
  • Protein Content
  • Fiber Content
  • Digestibility
  • Lignin Content
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Square Bales
  • Round Bales
  • Haystack
  • Field Cubes
high moisture systems
High Moisture Systems
  • Green Chopped
  • Haylage (40-60%)
  • Silage (60-70%)
special forage processing systems
Special ForageProcessing Systems
  • Stationary Cubers
  • Pelleting Machines
causes of deterioration
Causes of Deterioration
  • Harvest (late or early)
  • Bailing (wet / too dry)
  • Improper storage
dry hay
Dry Hay
  • Weather protection
  • Pest protection
  • Adequate ventilation
silage haylage
Silage / Haylage
  • Weather protection
  • Pest protection
  • Air tight facility
silage haylage1
Silage / Haylage
  • Convenient for filling, emptying, monitoring, & cleaning
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Swath drying
  • Windrow drying
  • Conditioning
  • Chemical additives