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This is your source for information on silage and the silage industry.  This information is provided to help improve the production, management, and utilization of silage for livestock production in Kansas.

Cutting Silage

Publications - Silage Safety

Publications - Silage Management

Presentations - Silage Safety & Silage Management

Spanish - Silage Safety & Silage Management


Because of the risk of a serious injury, the K-State Silage Team does NOT recommend taking core samples from the feedout face of bunker silos or drive-over piles to estimate the density of silage.

 Dairy Cows


Face Seal




Dr. Mike Brouk
Dairy Nutrition & Management


Drive over pile