Archive for the ‘Silage Solutions’ Category

Beware of Silage Avalanches

October 30, 3014 — It only takes a split second for a chunk of silage to silently break off a face and they can be deadly to anybody underneath them. The Silage Man, Keith Bolsen has seen this first hand and realizes avalanches are going to happen, but so can prevention of death or injury. He explains in this month’s Silage Solutions radio segment.

Sealing Silage Has Come a Long Way

September 25, 2014 — Getting your silage sealed in a timely manner, and what to seal it with –  That’s the topic of this month’s Silage Solutions with the ‘Silage Man’ Keith Bolsen. BakerBolsenHe explains what has transpired the last decade with oxygen barrier film, and the impact it has on feed if you can get it sealed in a timely manner.



Silage Solutions: Effective Sealing

August 28, 2014 — An important decision in every silage program that involves bunkers and piles is effective sealing. Keith Bolsen, aka ‘The Silage Man’ tells us more in this month’s installment of Silage Solutions:


Achieving Better Forage Density – Part 3

July 31, 2014 — Imagine what your bottom line would look like if you were able to lower your operation’s shrink loss to a single digit. The “Silage Man” Keith Bolsen shares some insight into reducing shrink loss and increasing dry matter recovery with density alone in this month’s Silage Solutions podcast.




Achieving Better Forage Density – Part 2

June 26, 2014 — Keith Bolsen – a.k.a. The Silage Man – joined us on today’s DairyLine Radio program to tell us the two best practices in achieving higher density in your forage.

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‘The Silage Man’


The Importance of Silage Density

May 29, 2014 — The “Silage Man” Keith Bolsen joins us this month to explain the importance of silage density and how maintaining a higher density can improve your operation’s bottom line.


Silage Management: Safety Should Be Top Priority

April 24, 2014 — What’s the number one problem/issue with silage management? Safety, according to the “Silage Man” Keith Bolsen. He explains why you have nothing to lose by consistently protecting workers, livestock, equipment, and property. At harvest, filling, and feeding does not occur without thought, preparation, and training. Listen to the Silage Man’s complete radio podcast here, brought to you by Silostop Orange, the industry’s only total oxygen film.


Silage Hasn’t Changed Much in 4,000 Years

March 27, 2014 — The basics of silage hasn’t changed much through the years, according to the “Silage Man” – Dr. Keith Bolson. The key is to control and manage four key phases. He SILOSTOP logo_colour_rgbexplains in this month’s “Silage Solutions” radio segment.


Single Digit Shrink Loss is Achievable

February 27, 2014 — Many dairy producers are able to get their shrink loss down to single digits. That’s according to the “Silage Man,” Keith Bolson, who explains in this month’s SiloStop podcast:



New Monthly Podcast: Silage Solutions

January 30, 2014 — The last Thursday of each month we will be checking in with “The Silage Man,” Dr. Keith Bolson. Keith and his wife Ruthie have probably seen more silage in the last ten years than anyone else on the planet. Here’s our opening segment with the Silage Man, brought to you by SiloStop Orange, the industry’s only total oxygen barrier film: