:. previous web news
March 19, 2007:
Silage is an important source of feed for livestock and as long as it is handled and stored properly, it does not pose a significant environmental risk. However, if not handled properly, nutrient rich seepage may escape from silage storage and enter surface water bodies directly, through runoff or by entering surface water and groundwater by percolating through the soil. Here are some management tips:
The information on this website is available for reprint with credit to "The Alberta Environmental Farm Plan, www.albertaEFP.com".
Article development courtesy of The Alberta Environmental Farm Plan Company