2023 Calumet County Silage Burndown Days

Sep 07, 2023


11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Country Visions Coop, W2468 County Road E, Chilton

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ken Rach Farm, N4833 Twain Road, Chilton

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greg Bohman, N8819 Cty Road PP, Brillion 54110

Sampling Guidelines:

  • Collect 3-5 stalks from a representative area within the field. (cut at chopper height)

  • Please include name, address, phone number, hybrid planted, relative maturity, and planting date.

  • Once samples are cut, do not delay bringing them to the site so that moisture is not lost.

  • Getting a representative sample may be difficult this year. Sample corn from the same site in fields weekly. Bring more stalks if needed.

    $15 annual membership fee (covers Forage Council activities) OR $3.00 donation per sample to cover costs is suggested Donations to the Forage Council are appreciated.

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