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No Matter the Type of Silo – Risk for Silo Gas and Silo Filler’s Disease

No Matter the Type of Silo – Risk for Silo Gas and Silo Filler’s Disease Cheryl Skjolass, Agricultural Safety Specialist, UW-Madison/Cooperative Extension Center for Agricultural Safety and Health The question was asked during a safety presentation “Do we still need … Continue reading

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Calibrating your Forage Harvester’s Yield Monitor

Calibrating your Forage Harvester’s Yield Monitor Matthew Digman, Research Agricultural Engineer, Dairy Forage Research Center (USDA-ARS) and Kevin Shinners, Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison Combines have been monitoring yield since the mid-nineties. Back then, forage yield … Continue reading

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Use automatic steering to avoid mowing the same ground twice

Use automatic steering to avoid mowing the same ground twice Matthew Digman, Research Agricultural Engineer, Dairy Forage Research Center (USDA-ARS)  and T. J. Shinners, Summer Engineering Intern, University of Wisconsin – Madison               We … Continue reading

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