Tag: Heidi Johnson

Dairy School: Cover crops add value to corn silage rotation

Do you plant a cover crop before or after you harvest corn silage? It’s an option dairy farmers should consider, says University of Wisconsin¬†Extension crops and soils agronomist¬†Heidi Johnson, especially when planting corn after corn. Removing corn silage and then leaving the ground bare risks soil erosion, decreases microbial activity, and reduces the field’s ability… Read more »