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Silage production manual now available

Apr. 4, 2013, Chatham, ON - DuPont Pioneer dairy, livestock and nutrition specialists have consolidated production and management information about silage into one manual and it's now available to growers, students, university extension and anyone interested in learning more about forages.

The Pioneer Silage Zone Resource Manual serves as a concise source of relevant silage-production information covering many topics including planting, growing, harvesting, storing and feeding.

"The goals of the manual include helping customers meet the feed needs of their livestock operations and answering growers' questions," says Robert Larmer, DuPont Pioneer livestock information manager. "Whether it is alfalfa haylage or corn silage or high-moisture corn, this well-rounded resource helps growers get the most out of their forage."

The Silage Zone Resource Manual, formerly known as the Pioneer Forage Manual, is a go-to resource for university staff members as well as growers. Backed by the expertise of 11 dairy and livestock specialists, local agronomists and an experienced nutritional sciences team, this manual provides a relevant, timely resource for anyone interested in learning more about silage production and management.

From planting to feeding, this manual is a one-of-a-kind resource that provides customers access to industry-leading research, agronomic information and nutritional expertise. It also offers an entire range of information on plant genetics, crop-specific forage additives, silage know-how and local services.

For more information on The Silage Zone Resource Manual or to order your own copy, contact your local Pioneer sales professional or visit to order online.


April 4, 2013  By DuPont Pioneer news release


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