October 3, 2022

REGIONAL DRY DOWN RESULTS: WEEK OF 9/12

Regional Corn Silage Moisture Results

The regional results are in from this week of September 12, 2022. Data compiled 9/16/22.

Actual Lab Results

In our many years of experience, the moisture determined by hand chipping corn stalk samples is the driest it would be. We suggest adding 2-3% for whole field moisture.


Region: Goodhue, MN

Average Moisture: 68.5%

Number of Samples Tested: 63

Range: 61.3% – 74.6%

Region: Ellsworth, WI

Average Moisture: 69.1%

Number of Samples Tested: 85

Range: 57.9% – 75%

Region: Lewiston, MN

Average Moisture: 68.3%

Number of Samples Tested: 113

Range: 58.8% – 81.3%

Region: Stewartville, MN

Average Moisture: 68.6%

Number of Samples Tested: 39

Range: 63.6% – 75.5%


All samples included in the average were sent to a forage laboratory to determine moisture.