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  1. CD Wire- September 13, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-09-13

    Leadership (ACEL) will once again offer a workshop series geared specifically to OSU Extension personnel. See ... CD, has been hosting a series on climate change titled  Earth is Our Home, which is a production of ... year, what we learned during the keys/values workshops this spring, and what we have heard during our ...

  2. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    hay production (Ward et al., 2016, 2018), and so managing these costs is key to an Ohio forage ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ... reliant on the best available information. In order to make better and up-to-date forage fertility ...

  3. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    forage quality as the crop matures. As we keep waiting for perfect haymaking weather, we will reach the ... Some rain damage is not going to reduce the value much in that very mature forage. Before cutting ... long-lasting effects on hay crops. We’ve seen many fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... perennial forage stands or filling in seedings made this spring that have gaps. The primary risk with late ... summer forage seedings is having sufficient moisture for seed germination and plant establishment. The ...

  5. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... grasses, such as sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass, forage sorghum, pearl millet, and teff grass, are being ... used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ...

  6. CD Wire- August 16, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-08-16

    Extension, CD, has been hosting a series on climate change titled  Earth is Our Home, which is a production ... service to the profession. EAC Reflect. Reconnect. Refocus. Please mark your calendars for our Extension ... organizational values as we adjust to a new “now,” continually improving our partnerships, programs, products ...

  7. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    and Holstein bulls), Calendar week, and Calendar month. Background: A total of 6488 calvings during ... sires. 5. What has been the pattern of calf death loss at birth by calendar week? In the calendar week, ... female), and parity, season and calendar week should be considered when assessing calf death losses for ...

  8. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    here: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde. Production and Use Data According to data from the ... numbers were 4,100 higher than the same week one year ago. Milk production in May was 0.5 lb less than ... Actions taken by some cooperatives and handlers may have discouraged higher production Increased feed ...

  9. CD Wire- July 12, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-07-12

    Skill-Building Experience that starts July 20.  Series workshops will be held July 20 and 27, August 3 and 10, ... and I am hearing about return to school sales! Although we can’t slow down time, I hope that you are ... 4 p.m. at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Please save the date on your calendars. Agenda ...

  10. Alternative Vegetative Cover Strategies can benefit both Landowners and Solar Developers

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/alternative-vegetative-cover-strategies-can-benefit-both-landowners-and-solar-developers

    A new fact sheet, Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio, ... informs utility-scale solar developers and landowners about alternative vegetative cover strategies, including forage ... and describes how cool-season forage crops can provide the greatest environmental, social, and ...

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