Corn gluten feed

Corn gluten feed

Description

Corn gluten feed

is a byproduct of the wet milling process. Wet milling separates the corn kernel into starch, oil, protein, and bran. First, the corn is soaked in sulfurous acid. The resulting steep liquor contains protein, minerals, vitamins and energy sources.

Is corn gluten good cattle feed?
Dry corn  contains about 90% of the energy and twice the amount of protein found in corn grain. As such, it is a good source of both in beef cattle diets. The low starch, high fiber content of the feed makes it an outstanding compliment to forage.
Fantastic advantages of  Corn Gluten as a weed controller
  • Corn gluten acts as a pre-emergent herbicide which means that as the seeds sprout, it kills the root rather than the shoot. …
  • Not only is corn gluten an excellent weed controller but also a good feed for the plants.
  • advantages of Corn Gluten as a weed controller
    • Corn gluten acts as a pre-emergent herbicide which means that as the seeds sprout, it kills the root rather than the shoot. …
    • Not only is corn gluten an excellent weed controller but also a good feed for the plants.
    • How often to apply  corn gluten?
      Since weed seeds can germinate anytime of the year, in some serious weed situations it would be beneficial to reapply corn   every 6 weeks during the growing season (and is particularly beneficial in the vegetable garden when using transplants, but cannot be used if direct seeding into the garden).

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