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  1. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ... Garth Ruff, Beef Cattle Field Specialist and Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Crops Field Specialist, Ohio ... hay production (Ward et al., 2016, 2018), and so managing these costs is key to an Ohio forage ...

  2. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    on which way you think about it, heavily influences silage yield and the quality of the fermentation ... and preservation once it is stored. Taking field samples will be essential in getting harvest timing ... 19” will decrease neutral detergent fiber (NDF) content by about 8% and increase starch content by ...

  3. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    decision to plant or not will have to be made for each individual field, considering soil moisture status ... excellent choice to conserve soil moisture for seed germination. Make sure that the field surface is ... relatively level and smooth if you plan to no-till, because you will have to live with any field roughness ...

  4. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    but waiting for the perfect stretch of weather can end up costing us through large reductions in ... long-lasting effects on hay crops. We’ve seen many fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage ... weather limits how far we can push the limits, these techniques can help us improve the chances of success ...

  5. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ... planting (30 to 50 inches tall). Heifer cow diets could utilize this forage harvested at about 60 days (50 ... heights are about 50 inches (2-cuts possible with early June planting) because this will occur before the ...

  6. Summer of Cicadas Art Project Update

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/summer-cicadas-art-project-update

    "Summer of Cicadas" art project is a roaming exhibit of 10 works of art that will travel throughout ...

  7. Alternative Vegetative Cover Strategies can benefit both Landowners and Solar Developers

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/alternative-vegetative-cover-strategies-can-benefit-both-landowners-and-solar-developers

    informs utility-scale solar developers and landowners about alternative vegetative cover strategies, including forage ... over the project lifecycle. Specifically, the fact sheet summarizes common vegetative cover strategies ... County Eric Romich, associate professor and field specialist, energy development, community development, ...

  8. Green Umbrella awarded a USDA Farm to School

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/green-umbrella-awarded-usda-farm-school

    content and programs to the FOF Framework. The project will impact students and producers across the 10 ...

  9. CD Wire- July 12, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-07-12

    in-service on August 19. If you have questions about this project, please feel free to reach out to me. ... and I am hearing about return to school sales! Although we can’t slow down time, I hope that you are ... a vacation, if so, I would love to hear about it. Although I went on a ‘staycation’ in June, I plan on ...

  10. Cincinnati Buckeye Run 2021 Registration Open

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/cincinnati-buckeye-run-2021-registration-open

    Join us for the 4th annual Cincinnati Buckeye Run for Hamilton County 4-H. This year our mostly ... virtual run will incorporate ongoing events and virtual experiences to prepare us for a healthy and active ... been immune to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, help us continue to serve more youth in 2021! We ...

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