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Four factors that contribute to feed hygiene

· April 11, 2018

As the latest farm management practices are adopted and new ensiling technology continues to emerge to improve feed fermentation, the opportunities for improved feed hygiene also grows. The term “feed hygiene” refers to the anti-nutritional factors that affect the purity and sanitation of feeds – from the field, to fermentation, and through feed out. Even […]

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10 simple tips for the rest of 2016 Harvest

· October 11, 2016

Excessive rain and late-season corn diseases have made the 2016 corn harvest a bit of a challenge in the upper Midwest. “Despite extremely wet conditions, on average plants grew aggressively earlier in the season and appear to be maturing through the rainy month,” said John Goeser, Rock River Laboratory’s animal nutrition, research, and innovation director. […]

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