ensilage

[en-suh-lij]
noun
1.
the preservation of green fodder in a silo or pit.
2.
fodder preserved.
verb (used with object), ensilaged, ensilaging.

Origin:
1875–80; < French; see ensile, -age

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ensilage (ˈɛnsɪlɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  the process of ensiling green fodder
2.  a less common name for silage

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Train workers to recognize signs of gas that may be present during the ensilage period.
Ensilage performance of sorghum hybrids varying in extractable sugars.
The co-ensilage ration is especially attractive if farmers are able to get this discount when silage harvest was occurring.
Generally, one week is needed on standing plants, and about three weeks on ensilage.
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