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  1. Short-Season Forages for Summer Planting

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/short-season-forages-summer-planting

    https://u.osu.edu/beef/2020/06/03/hay-yields-off-dont-panic-theres-time/#more-9000 Stretching Forage Supplies on Dairy Farms. https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed ... https://forages.osu.edu/news/emergency-forages-plant-yet-year-grazing Harvest Management of Summer Annual Grasses, (showing data from July planting) ... https://forages.osu.edu/news/harvest-management-summer-annual-grasses Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop, ...

  2. Lower First Cutting Hay Yields Are Being Reported

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/lower-first-cutting-hay-yields-are-being-reported

    management history, and age of the stand. Yields were higher where stands were younger, pH and fertility were ... good management and younger stand life improved the ability of the plants to withstand and recover from ... appeared in the OSU Beef Cattle Letter and can be accessed HERE. Below are additional resources we shared ...

  3. Harvest of Winter Annual Forages is Approaching

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/harvest-winter-annual-forages-approaching

    planted the previous late summer to autumn can be sources of highly digestible fiber in dairy rations. ... 50-65 For lactating dairy cows or beef stockers, harvest these forages when neutral detergent fiber ... dairy cows, heifers, or beef cows the rye should be harvested in the boot stage, triticale in the milk ...

  4. Time to Scout for Alfalfa Weevil Across Most of Ohio

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/time-scout-alfalfa-weevil-across-most-ohio

    time to start scouting for alfalfa weevil feeding in alfalfa stands across most of the state. Peak ... alfalfa weevil feeding damage occurs between 325 and 575 heat units (based on accumulation of heat units ... the heat unit range when we expect peak larval feeding, and locations in orange are getting close to ...

  5. Soil Fertility for Forages

    https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages

    health problems from high potassium levels in the forage. Under hayland management, forages should be ... in Lime Purchasing Nutrients for Hay and Forage Crops Fertility Management of Meadows Interpreting Manure ...

  6. Making Good Quality Baleage

    https://forages.osu.edu/video/making-good-quality-baleage

    properly making, storing and managing baleage.     Harvest & Storage ...

  7. Alfalfa Weevil – It’s Closer Than You Think

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/alfalfa-weevil-%E2%80%93-it%E2%80%99s-closer-you-think

    temperatures exceed 48°F.  Peak larval activity and feeding damage occurs between 325 and 575 heat units (based ... feeding occurs and the slowed alfalfa growth not staying ahead of their feeding damage. Follow-up scouting ... by checking alfalfa tips for feeding damage – small holes and a tattered appearance.  Fields that ...

  8. Be Careful on When to Start Grazing

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/be-careful-when-start-grazing

    are calving on a nice sod. It is my hope that I will not have to feed them any more hay. Many years ... had notable damage from feeding hay over the winter. If you do plan on doing early grazing when growth ... The bottom line is the less we have to feed hay in fields, the less damage we will potentially have. ...

  9. How Late Can I Plant Forages This Spring?

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/how-late-can-i-plant-forages-spring

    of what is best management practice. The risk of stand establishment problems increases as we move ... Consider your options and management carefully before planting perennial cool-season forages the next two ...

  10. Dr. Steve Boyles

    https://forages.osu.edu/people/dr-steve-boyles

    Dr. Steve Boyles Beef cattle nutrition and grazing 614-292-7669 boyles.4@osu.edu ...

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