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Using GDD to Predict Corn Silage Harvest

Bill Verbeten, Field Crops
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

August 29, 2013
Using GDD to Predict Corn Silage Harvest

The idea that corn silage is harvested at about 45 days after tassel is not very accurate most years in New York. See this PDF from Cornell Professor Bill Cox discussing how using growing degree days (GDD) and rainfall is a better approach to predicting corn silage harvest.


Using the Number of Growing Degree Days (pdf; 32KB)


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