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  1. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

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    Planting warm season annual grasses are a feasible way to improve summer pastures or hay fields to maintain ... annuals also require less water to increase their dry matter volume. Now that corn and beans have been ... planted, it is time to plant sorghum, sudangrass, and sudex because soil temperature will consistently ...

  2. Dairy

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    (127R)- This one-time purchase contains essential subject matter information for members taking a market beef, ... Outstanding Record Book Awards are designed to recognize youth that take time to thoroughly complete their ... Wayne County 4-H Dairy Department Things To Consider Before Taking a Dairy Project Think about how ...

  3. (Backyard) Bird is the Word- Raise Your Own Little Chicks

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    you’ll be able to take them home the same day but will be limited to the breeds they currently have in ... reducing the wait time before they start laying at 4-5 months of age. Broilers, or meat chickens, do not ... provide you with that luxury because of their quick finishing rate. Your stories live here.From the time ...

  4. Laundry Tips and Myths

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    some laundry myths. The first tip is a tedious one- follow instructions. I don’t really enjoy reading ... will ultimately save time and money. For example, using too much detergent is money wasted while using ... guide at cleaninginstitute.org Now to dispel some laundry myths. Have you ever wondered how many times ...

  5. Easy Home Food Preservation

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    Interested in preserving foods at home but don’t know where to start? You might be surprised to ... learn there are a variety of food preservation methods – canning, drying, freezing, and fermenting, to ... name a few. There are several methods that require little equipment which makes it easier to try out ...

  6. Preserve Forage Quality with Baleage

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    grasses, legumes, or small grains. The forage is mowed like you would for dry hay, but curing time is less ... Making premium quality dry hay requires a 3-4 day stretch of premium weather when the forage is of ... as optimal moisture content is between 40 and 60 percent rather than the 12-20 percent for dry hay ...

  7. Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me. Or My Cows!

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    Male and female flies take blood meals and spend the entirety of their life on cattle. The action ... Farming in the winter is usually not a livestock producer’s favorite time of the year. But, if ... gain by 0.48 lb/day. The university states that this can increase an animal’s time in the feedlot by up ...

  8. Planting and Soil Temperature

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    planting for the first time. The highest yields may come by pushing the envelope, but the greatest costs ... on frost damage to young corn. With hard freeze damage, it usually takes 3-5 days before it is ... Soil Temperatures Key to Corn Planting Everyone views risk differently. Some individuals are more ...

  9. Summer Forage Field Days

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    to learn more about the use of accelerated lambing with registered Dorset sheep and corn, oats, and ... hay production for horses. Local questions can be addressedthrough OSU Extension Wayne ... County-330-264-8722..  There is a $10 registration fee per location ($5 discount if registrant is an OFGC member or ...

  10. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

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    pesticide. There is, however, a non-chemical control option available to the diligent gardener.  The first ... considered when defoliation reaches 30% before bloom and 20% before bloom & pod fill. In corn, estimate ... clumped together as a result of the pheromones they emit that cause them to aggregate. There are usually ...

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