Resources for Flood Damaged Crops, Forages and Pastures
The following are links to various sites that may provide useful information pertaining to the harvesting, storage and feeding of flood damaged crops. If you have any other suggested links, please email them to me at email@example.com.
Resources Related to Flooded Field Crops, Forages and Pasture
- Factsheet on Managing Flood Damaged Crops from Tropical Storm Irene from UVM Extension
- Mitigating Silt and Microbe Risks in Flooded Silage Corn
- Interpreting the Results of Soil Tests for Heavy Metals (UVM Extension)
- Factsheets and worksheets on flooded and/or early frost crops from Cornell Dairy Management Team
- Managing Flood Damaged Crops from Penn State
- An excellent resource from the University of Delaware: Practical Management Aspects of Corn Silage Production for Dairy Cattle
- Focusing on oxygen exclusion: An Update on Covering Bunker Silos
- From the University of Wisconsin, a very systematic conversation about Managing Aerobic Stability in Silages and High Moisture Corn
- To learn more about how to decide which type of inoculant to use, see Help in Choosing and Effective Silage Inoculant by Dr. Limin Kung.
- If you have access to high-speed internet, you will greatly benefit from the video presentation An Update on Silage Management by Dr. Limin Kung (University of Delaware Extension).
Other Flood Related Resources
- Disaster relief resources can be found at the UVM Extension Website
- Resources from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
- Resources from USDA-Farm Service Agency
- Resources from NOFA-VT
This site is maintained by Sid.Bosworth@uvm.edu, Plant & Soil Science Department, University of Vermont.
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