Corn Residue

Corn residue grazing is a sophisticated, calculated process.

Check out this video and learn more about corn residue and what cattle look for with respect to cattle grazing.

Do you know what cattle look for with respect to corn residue? stem, Cobs or husk/leaf
Select corn first, then husk/leaf then cobs.

It is also important to leave some of this residue in the field so it can mix with the soil for future planting.

8 lbs of husk/leaf per bushel – Calculation that UNL has come up with

photo credit: Idaho National Laboratory via photopin cc

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