Additional Corn Silage Moisture Sampling Day Sept. 28 

Additional Corn Silage Moisture Sampling Day Sept. 28

                A corn silage moisture sampling day has been added on to the original Marinette – Oconto – Shawano Counties’ schedule by Crops/Soils Educator Scott Reuss.  This opportunity will take place Wednesday, September 28 at the times and locations listed below.  

                Farms should collect representative samples from fields and bring 3-6 stalks for each sample.  Samples can be brought in for any type of corn product: whole plant silage, snaplage, high moisture corn, or other.  Sample analysis is offered free for the first 5 samples per farm, with funding provided by the Shawano County Forage Council and other sources.  

Sample collection sites and times are:

Crivitz Feed Mill (504 Wilbert St., Crivitz)               8:30 to 9 a.m.

Kuchta Farms Grain site, SE corner (W6586 Cty Hwy M, Coleman)              9:30 to 10 a.m.

Peterson Farms, SE corner (6336 Goatsville Rd., Lena)      10:30 to 11 a.m.

Blaser Farms, main driveway (9267 Hwy 22, Gillett)          11:30 a.m. to Noon

Green Valley Town Hall (W1734 Cty. E, Cecil)       12:30 to 1 p.m.

United Cooperative @ Shawano (1212 Bay Lakes Road)  1:30 to 2 p.m.

                If you have any questions about collecting the sample or any other crops related questions, contact Scott directly via call or text to 715-701-0966.  Also let him know if you are bringing samples to a site but are running late so that he can either wait or plan on meeting you.

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