FARM BUSINESS NEWS
On the Chopping Block - 3
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:46 AM CDT

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- More farmers may be looking to sell corn silage this year, as the cool, wet spring caused delayed planting and may prevent some corn from reaching full maturity.

Farmers with livestock are likely to use the silage they harvest. However, farmers who don't raise livestock may need to look for buyers, according to Joe Lauer, corn agronomist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Local markets are likely the best option for selling corn silage, since corn silage has a high water content and is usually only hauled between 40 to 50 miles away, Lauer explained.

The best ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Senior Partners - 4 At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
Senior Partners - 4
Year-End Tax Panic
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Minding Ag's Business
Minding Ag's Business
Klinefelter: By the Numbers
Automating the Farm Workload
Pillars of Leadership
Minding Ag's Business