When making decisions for planting corn for silage, several factors should be considered. Factors such as soil type, soil fertility, planting and harvest dates, and planting rate should be evaluated. Most importantly, these questions should be answered:
- Are you looking for a dual-purpose product that may be harvested for grain?
- Are you looking for the highest tonnage you can produce?
- Are you looking for the best quality?
Let’s look at each of these factors: