Prevent injuries or worse from silage avalanches
By Ruthie Bolsen and Dr Keith Bolsen,
Keith Bolsen & Associates, Austin, Texas
Silage avalanches are real and there is no way to predict when and where they will occur.
It only takes a fraction of a second for part of a silage feedout face to silently break off and fall. The result can be deadly for anyone located beneath it.
Recently there have been several avalanche fatalities in the United States. The victims include an 11-year old boy, a 30-year old truck driver, and a 63-year old employee.
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Silage - Protect your Investment
Sil-All Global Product Manager
Jealously living in the UK
During the 2014 National Fodder Conference Round Bale Silage workshop, Gordon Marley gave a presentation on the importance of bulk density in round bale silage. Following on from this workshop and round bale silage discussion we’ve asked Gordon to put together some key points about making quality round bale silage.
Have you ever wondered what difference a season can make to your silage? Of course not – you know the answer. Have you ever wondered what difference your management can make to your silage? Of course not – you also know the answer. Purely for the Brits who emigrated for a better life I want to pass on some advice to help you get more from your forage. Download the full article here.