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  1. Harvest & Storage

    https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/harvest-storage

    detail, and being ready to harvest when the forage is at optimal nutritive value. Harvest and storage ...

  2. Soil Fertility for Forages

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

    values. Some other recommendations are too high, particularly for potassium, which could result in animal ...

  3. Center for Food Animal Health

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/center-food-animal-health

    The Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH)  success has been facilitated by the availability of ... laboratory and animal holding facilities capable of accommodating the unique research needs of the faculty ... latest equipment, including AALAC accredited laboratory animal and germ-free facilities. This is the only ...

  4. Pastures & Grazing

    https://forages.osu.edu/pastures-grazing

    forages by grazing animals. FactSheets and Bulletins How Pasture Plants Grow (Iowa State Univ.) Fertility ...

  5. Harvest of Winter Annual Forages is Approaching

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

    yield and nutritive value changes rapidly in the spring as these crops mature (see table below). ... related, so the appropriate compromise between yield and nutritional value should be based on nutritional ... requirements of animals to be fed and forage inventory needs. Winter Annual Forage Characteristics. Forage crop ...

  6. Lower First Cutting Hay Yields Are Being Reported

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

    normal for first cutting here in Ohio. This should improve animal performance on those forages compared ...

  7. Eastern Agricultural Research Station

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/eastern-agricultural-research-station

    better nutrition to cows and has saved farmers money. Animal Welfare and Safe Handling Work conducted at ... the diets of beef cows and sheep, thanks to a nutrition strategy developed at Ohio State. Nutrition ... optimize calf nutrition, health, and development while making beef operations more efficient. Other studies ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Be Careful on When to Start Grazing

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

    you may be able to do a fast rotation through them when growth allows it and if the animals do not ... many parts of the state right now, if the animals graze that new growth, it will at the very least ... keep them in paddocks too long. The fast rotation will reduce the chances that animals will graze too ...

  10. Jackson Agricultural Research Station

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/jackson-agricultural-research-station

    served as a key source for animals used in research designed to increase reproductive efficiency, test ... conception rates in beef cattle. Nutrition Researchers and personnel at the Station work to match feed ... resources to beef cow milk production, which helps optimize calf nutrition, health, and development while ...

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