Many farmers & ranchers are taking measures to optimize their harvest yields for better nutritional value. For the most part this battle is won or lost during the harvest and processing of the crop. The processor rolls on harvesters have become a focal point for maximizing nutritional value in feed.
While Virginia may not lead the nation in corn production, harvesting slightly over 2 million tons of corn silage is a big undertaking, with potential for many farmers to be shortchanged on their ROI. Horning Mfg is committed to innovating the success of Virginia farmers to assure they reap the best return on their investment.
Last year Wisconsin saw an increase in the state average harvest yield for corn silage from 21.0 tons per acre in 2020, to 21.5 tons per acre in 2021. Statista.com states a total of 19,135,000 tons of corn silage was harvested in the state during the 2021 harvest season.