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  1. Vol. 60 No. 1, p. 97-98
    Received: June 24, 1967

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Corn Silage Yield as Affected by Different Harvesting Techniques1

  1. D. A. Mays2



At a yield level of 10,000 kg/ha, harvesting corn silage at 45 to 75 cm above the soil instead of at 15 cm, topping above the ear, or making center-cut silage decreased dry matter yields 1,960, 3,790, 2,110, and 5,901 kg/ha, respectively. Digestible energy levels were correspondingly reduced by 1,030, 2,110, 1,160, and 3,263 kg/ha.

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