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  1. Early Grazing

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/early-grazing

    the fieldwork that is necessary to make a hay crop. However, those that graze all their farmland in ... a recipe for rutted and damaged pastures. It is easy to see when tractors were in a wet field. It is not as ... eating and less time wandering in the pasture. For our farmers who grow a lot of cover crops, especially ...

  2. Taking a Time Out

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/taking-time-out

    production, family enjoyment, and personal health.  Why not take a time out for yourself and really focus on ... “multi-task” which has been proven to not be as effective for quality productivity. Whenever we feel ...

  3. Thank You for the Wayne County Welcome

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/thank-you-wayne-county-welcome

    not raised in a production agriculture setting, a lifelong love for horses sent me to the University ... looks” at livestock production through an academic lens. Through my extracurricular activities and jobs, ... reduce overall manure gas emissions, such as ammonia. I also monitored milk production and digestibility, ...

  4. Bring on the Heat

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/bring-heat

    negative impact of heat stress on milk production is likely the greatest concern when we approach these ... warm months. The decrease in production has a 1–2-day lag time from the time that the heat was ... appetite when they are hot to minimize the endogenous heat production caused by ruminal fermentation. ...

  5. IPM Scout Position

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/ipm-scout-position

    Do you enjoy being outdoors? Do you have experience with forages, agronomic crops, or fruit and ... vegetable crops? Are you able to recognize common weeds, diseases, and insect pests? If so, we want you to ...

  6. Grazing Crop Residue

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grazing-crop-residue

    field is a more readily available form of nutrients for next year’s crop. While healthy soil contains ... Last week, Frank Becker, discussed management of crop residue and the benefits and costs of ... management option for crop residue. The phrase “grazing corn stalks” is a bit of a misnomer as livestock will ...

  7. Storage of Fall Fruit and Vegetable Crops After Harvest

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/storage-fall-fruit-and-vegetable-crops-after-harvest

    As the growing season comes to a close and crops are harvested this fall, many growers may look at ... storing some crops to sell throughout the winter and early spring. Some commonly stored vegetables include ... potatoes, onions, and garlic. Most of the stored fruit crops, in terms of long-term storage, is focused on ...

  8. Increased Fertilizer Applications May Not Increase Yield or Profits

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-fertilizer-applications-may-not-increase-yield-or-profits

    planting. Or, you are planting a cereal grain crop into a field that has been in alfalfa or pasture for ... In order to grow most crops, fertilizer must be applied to produce the most profitable yield. ... heavy rain events. Nutrients that leave our fields are dollars washed down the drain. Here are a few ...

  9. Winter Pasture Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-pasture-management

    livestock producers, the productivity of the pasture is essential to the productivity of the operation. ... Through careful management, the productivity of the pasture can increase from year to year.  When soils do ... was a loss of some productive grazing paddocks over the course of a couple of wet winters when the ...

  10. Late Summer Hay Seeding

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/late-summer-hay-seeding

    reduced weed pressure during establishment, typically having less field work compared to spring, and the ... opportunity for a harvestable crop early next year. The possible downfalls of summer seeding include the risk ... especially if weeds were well managed in the small grain crop. In addition, weed seeds are not as likely to ...

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