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Ensilage   Listen
noun
Ensilage  n.  
1.
The process of preserving fodder (such as cornstalks, rye, oats, millet, etc.) by compressing it while green and fresh in a pit or vat called a silo, where it is kept covered from the air; as, the ensilage of fodder.
2.
The fodder preserved in a silo.






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"Ensilage" Quotes from Famous Books



... acres, and its superintendent, Mr. Louis P. Gillespie, said, "A very great amount of the work necessary for the large production was done by our students. They hoed and cultivated sixteen acres of field corn, ten acres of ensilage corn, five acres of beans, five acres of potatoes; carried sheaves of rye and wheat to the shocks and shocked them; and two of the students milked seven cows at each milking time. In the garden they laid out a strawberry bed of two thousand plants, helped to plant corn and beans, ...
— Mobilizing Woman-Power • Harriot Stanton Blatch

... an acre produce about 10 tons of ensilage without fertilization - it being bottom land? How should it be planted? - the rows closer together than 3 feet, or should it be planted the usual width between rows, and thick in the rows? If fertilizers were to be used, ...
— One Thousand Questions in California Agriculture Answered • E.J. Wickson



Words linked to "Ensilage" :   provender, ensile



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