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Crimped Grain Maize v Whole Cob Maize Farming Note

Higher maize feed energy levels can be achieved by harvesting the maize cob or grain only, either by crimping moist maize grain or alternatively harvesting whole cob maize, compared to maize silage. Which method you choose will affect the harvesting procedure, seed rate and production costs.

This Farming Note covers:

  • Differences in harvesting
  • Picking the right maize varieties
  • Cost benefit analysis

Issued July 2010.

About Kingshay Farming Notes

Since 1991 Kingshay has been publishing Farming Notes on issues critical to the success of a modern dairy farm business. These briefings provide dairy farmers, large animal vets, farm consultants and other interested parties with the most important and timely information in a concise two-page format. The information contained in our Farming Notes is written and updated by our experts to ensure accuracy and save you time.

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