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  1. OFGC Sheep Farm Tour

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/ofgc-sheep-farm-tour

    States Air Force and Heather previously was a pediatric occupational therapist. Now they are full-time ...

  2. How to Speed up Hay Drying

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/how-speed-hay-drying

    urge patience in waiting for soils to firm up before attempting to harvest, because driving equipment ... on soft soils does long-term damage to future productivity. Once the soils are firm enough, there are ... to sunlight for a short time, and then once the soil has dried some the crop can be spread out with ...

  3. August Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/august-establishment-perennial-forages

    caused stand loss in alfalfa fields due to compaction and crown damage from harvest on wet soils, and ... competing with the flush of annual spring and summer weed emergence/growth. The soil borne root rot and ... damping off disease organisms that thrive in cool, wet soils are not an issue. However, growers need to be ...

  4. Harvest Management of Summer Annual Grasses

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/harvest-management-summer-annual-grasses

    lowers quality and it also reduces the amount of water that must be evaporated as yields increase. They ...

  5. Forages are Ready to Harvest!

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/forages-are-ready-harvest

    conditions allow if they are intended for lactating dairy cows. However, do wait until the soil is firm ...

  6. Summer Grazing Workshop withIan Mitchell-Innes

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/summer-grazing-workshop-withian-mitchell-innes

    profitable. This three day pasture workshop will focus on Holistic Management of water cycle, mineral cycle, ... soil life. Maximizing animal performance on pasture. Minimizing the need for supplemental energy and ...

  7. Grazing Workshop at Millstone Creek Farm

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/grazing-workshop-millstone-creek-farm

    Join the Highland County Soil and Water Conservation District, Ohio Department of Agriculture, ...

  8. Be Alert to Late-Season Potential Forage Toxicities

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/be-alert-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities

    risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or in soils deficient in phosphorus or potassium will be ...

  9. Emergency Forage for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/emergency-forage-planting-early-mid-summer

    http://forages.ca.uky.edu/variety_trials (see Annual Grass Report) Soil temperatures should be at least 60-65 F before planting the sorghum ... a warm-season grass that can be used for hay, silage, or pasture. Soils should be at least 60-65 F before ... acre over several cuttings and can tolerate both drought-stressed and waterlogged soils. More details ...

  10. Dealing with Winter Injured Forage Stands

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/dealing-winter-injured-forage-stands

    stands, especially in alfalfa. The saturated soil during much of the winter took its toll, with winter ...

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