Posted on August 17, 2021 in Forage Foundations
By Andy Carlson, Vita Plus dairy specialist
The final step of harvest – and one of the most critical steps – is to effectively cover and seal our bunkers and piles to limit oxygen and protect forages. We depend on bacteria to ferment and preserve forage, and virtually all these bacteria need a low-oxygen environment to efficiently do the job. Here are some recommendations to help you cover forages safely, efficiently and effectively.