Precision chop silage © Debbie JamesPrecision chop silage © Debbie James
Switching from a three-cut silage system to taking smaller and more regular cuts of silage has lifted forage quality at a Welsh dairy farm. But recouping the additional costs of a multi-cut system by harvesting grass with a forage wagon instead of a precision chop machine has proved a false economy. Gelli Aur college farm, a Farming Connect Innovation Site in Carmarthenshire, has achieved higher energy values since switching to a multi-cut system. See also: Benefits of switching to a multi-cut silage […]