A model is presented which predicts heating and dry matter loss during alfalfa hay storage as a function of the moisture content and density of the hay as it is placed into storage. Changes in crude protein, acid detergent fiber and acid detergent insoluble protein are predicted as functions of the heat developed in the hay stack.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Paper - American Society of Agricultural Engineers|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1986|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)