With corn silage, you only get one shot to harvest for high quality. Recognizing there is a tight window of time to get things harvested, one must take the time to harvest in a safe manner. Shortcuts and mistakes can be deadly.
In Silage Season Safety: Pre-Season Preparation, UW- Madison Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Extension Specialist John Shutske shares safety tips for pre-season harvest preparation for operators and employees.
Pre-Season Preparation is part of a three-part series on Silage Season Safety written by extension specialist John Shutske. Other articles include:
To learn more about Agriculture Safety, please visit Agricultural Safety & Health Information Clearinghouse or UW-Extension Agricultural Health & Safety.