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  1. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

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

    The University of Minnesota considers it to be a summer cover crop to help in building soil and ... 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 ...

  2. Summer Forage Field Days

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    Improving soil with multi-species grazing and accelerated lambing will be the theme of our first ... tag options approved for use in Ohio with Brady Campbell, Ph.D., OSU Department of Animal Sciences. ... to learn more about the use of accelerated lambing with registered Dorset sheep and corn, oats, and ...

  3. Taking a Time Out

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    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 ...

  4. Jams & Jellies

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    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 ... replace part but not all of the sugar with light corn syrup or light, mild honey. For best results, use ...

  5. 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 ... Making premium quality dry hay requires a 3-4 day stretch of premium weather when the forage is of ...

  6. Planting and Soil Temperature

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/planting-and-soil-temperature

    corn to germinate, and our 2” soil temperature was at 54.6 degrees on April 8 th in Wooster, just be ... may be beneficial to have an idea of the forecast in case of a potential for cold snap. Soybeans need ... Soil Temperatures Key to Corn Planting Everyone views risk differently. Some individuals are more ...

  7. Fruit Pies and Home Food Preservation

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    over? Instead of letting it become a gross food experiment on the countertop or in the back of the ... Extension has a variety of factsheets on home food preservation? If you are interested in learning more ... an easy way to save the delicious flavors of spring and summer for later enjoyment. In fact, you can ...

  8. Bring on the Heat

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

    requirements will change. However, humidity also plays a large role in heat stress. Because of daily ... exhalation being a main form of water loss, panting and water loss go hand in hand. On extremely hot days, ... the temperature of the air cows breathe in. Sprinklers – Setting up overhead sprinklers to soak the ...

  9. Spring Forage Outlook

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/spring-forage-outlook

    Specialist, gives this advice in his recent C.O.R.N. newsletter article: “Growers should scout and evaluate ... Network (C.O.R.N.), the concern for early arriving alfalfa weevil was highlighted and the timeliness of ... procedure at least 3 times (for a grand total of 30 stems, in 10-stem units).  Alfalfa weevil larvae go ...

  10. Thank You for the Wayne County Welcome

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

    of Kentucky for a Bachelor of Science Degree in equine science. While in Kentucky, I was exposed to ... experiences in undergrad afforded me the opportunity to dive into the world of agriculture wholeheartedly. ... their manure characteristics, such as urine and fecal output and acidity of excretions, in an attempt to ...

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