Here is an interesting story about how hot weather can affect silage corn and other crops, from our friends at IFAS Extension down in Florida. Florida has been going through one of their hottest growing seasons on record, so this topic is of special concern to them, but the heat may also be affecting silage production in other parts of the Southeast as well. It may also be more likely in the future as we go through more frequent hot summers. You can read more at Managing the Effects of Excessive Heat in Silage Corn and Other Crops | Panhandle Agriculture (

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