October 3, 2022

REGIONAL DRY DOWN RESULTS: WEEK OF 9/5

Regional Corn Silage Moisture Results

The regional results are in from this week of September 6, 2022. Data compiled 9/9/22.

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: 68.4%

Number of Samples Tested: 44

Range: 62.6% – 74.6%

Region: Ellsworth, WI

Average Moisture: 69.2%

Number of Samples Tested: 43

Range: 62.9% – 74.7%

Region: Le Center, MN

Average Moisture: 65.4%

Number of Samples Tested: 15

Range: 60.7% – 71.2%

Region: Lewiston, MN

Average Moisture: 71.0%

Number of Samples Tested: 74

Range: 64.8% – 77.1%

Region: Pine Island, MN

Average Moisture: 68.5%

Number of Samples Tested: 29

Range: 60.3% – 74.3%

Region: Stewartville, MN

Average Moisture: 70.1%

Number of Samples Tested: 29

Range: 61.7% – 77.4%


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