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  1. Summer Forage Field Days

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/summer-forage-field-days

    forage farm tour in Wayne County. The field day will begin at Lone Pine Pastures with Jeff & Michelle ... Ramseyer who raise Katahdin sheep, Shorthorn beef cattle, pastured hogs, meat goats, and custom graze ... tag options approved for use in Ohio with Brady Campbell, Ph.D., OSU Department of Animal Sciences. ...

  2. Taking a Time Out

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

    Center suggests that in this age of distraction, we are so busy running from one activity to another and ... interacting with so many people, that we neglect to tune in to ourselves.  I suspect that in this era of ... a friend you haven’t seen in a while?  These activities may bring to mind emotions of enjoyment as they ...

  3. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    coarser types of grasses, they are not well-suited for dry hay, but work well in a grazing system or ... does require a level of care, as they can produce prussic acid (cyanide) and cause poisoning in ... The University of Minnesota considers it to be a summer cover crop to help in building soil and ...

  4. Thank You for the Wayne County Welcome

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

    Coursework in nutrition, physiology, reproduction, genetics, farm business, and entomology were the “first ... also been able to assist with beef nutrition and sheep reproduction trials with my peers at the OSU ... to serve as the new Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator in Wayne County. I am a Michigan ...

  5. Jams & Jellies

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/jams-jellies

    small whole fruit/fruit pieces in a slightly gelled syrup Conserves – jam-like, may contain a mix of ... there is a recipe for success in that the amount of fruit, pectin, sugar, and acid have to be in the ... tested recipes that specify honey or corn syrup. Artificial sweeteners cannot be substituted for sugar in ...

  6. Preserve Forage Quality with Baleage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preserve-forage-quality-baleage

    premium maturity, which can sometimes be hard to come by in Ohio and other parts of the Midwest during the ... Once bales are made, the entire bale is wrapped in 6-8 mils of plastic to exclude oxygen from the ... one side and circle in that direction. Additionally, face paralysis will occur, preventing the animal ...

  7. Bring on the Heat

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

    With warm weather in the forecast, it is time to start thinking about heat stress and its impacts ... on your dairy. Just as we have our comfortable temperatures in which we keep our homes in the summer ... requirements will change. However, humidity also plays a large role in heat stress. Because of daily ...

  8. Fruit Pies and Home Food Preservation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/fruit-pies-and-home-food-preservation

    Blackberries, blueberries, cherries, peaches, raspberries, strawberries… We are fortunate to live in Ohio where ... and vegetables are in season in Ohio, check out the Ohio Farm Bureau’s “What’s in Season” webpage at ... ofbf.org/whats-in-season. If you are like me, you might end up with way more fruit than you can possibly eat before it goes ...

  9. Bloat in Livestock

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/bloat-livestock

    and belching. In a recent Forage Focus video, Dr. Steve Boyles, OSU Beef Extension Specialist, and ... Bloat in ruminant livestock ranges from mild cases of animal discomfort to a life-threatening ... situation. Bloat occurs when gases are trapped in the rumen of livestock. Normally, these gases produced by ...

  10. ANR Email Updates

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/anr-email-updates

    17, 2021- Dairy Employees: Tough Market Competition June 15, 2021- Avoid Trouble with Poison Hemlock, ... 2020- Shearing, Pumpkins, Grazer or Browser? October 26, 2020- In-Person Events, Webinars, Being ... Lenders, & Pasture Walk Sept 28, 2020- Poison in the Pasture, Parasite Resources, Shepherd Primer Sept ...

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