Producers affected by weather extremes this growing season — things like lingering drought conditions or the severe derecho that hit parts of the Midwest in early August — may be facing the decision to chop damaged corn for silage. Before you make that call, ensure you have a few things in place. A viable market outlet, the right harvest machinery and well-prepared storage facilities and equipment all must be in place if you’re chopping grain corn for silage. Find out what you need at the Lincoln Journal Star.