Akim T. Omokanye, Frank M. Kelleher and Alison McInnes
Centre for Horticulture and Plant Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Building
J4, Hawkesbury Campus, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC NSW 1797, Australia
School of Environment and Agriculture, University of Western Sydney, Building
K29, Hawkesbury Campus, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC NSW 1797, Australia
Peace Country Beef & Forage Association, Grande Prairie Regional College, Box 3000, Fairview, Alberta, T0H 1L0, Canada
Key words: Maize, cropping systems, silage yield, silage quality, livestock nutrition.
Maize stover can be an inexpensive source of forage for ruminant livestock, which may be grazed, stacked or ensiled. In the present study, maize stover was evaluated for silage yield and quality in five cropping systems using three rates of N fertilizer (0, 60 and 120 kg N ha-1). Continue reading