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  1. Oats as an Alternative Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/oats-alternative-forage

    consistently wet throughout.  Either scenario can cause significant problems for grazing and haymaking.  If you ... are looking for alternative forages to either graze or harvest for hay yet this season, oats in one ... advantage when plans are to graze those oats into the winter. While oats will winterkill, it does take ...

  2. Blackpatch of Forage Legumes and Slaframine Intoxication

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/blackpatch-forage-legumes-and-slaframine-intoxication

    exceed 80F with humid/wet conditions, like we have been experiencing in Ohio. Here we are re-running an ... produces a mycotoxin known as slaframine.  Animals grazing on infected plants or being fed infested hay are ... Most animals are observed with copious amounts of saliva dripping or running out of their mouth, giving ...

  3. To Spray or Not to Spray…Foliar Products at R3

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/spray-or-not-spray%E2%80%A6foliar-products-r3

    be considered that growth stage. For more information on soybean growth stages R3 through R6, see ... field? Do you see any visual symptoms of disease?), and 3) conducive environment. Most foliar diseases, ... such as brown leaf spot and frogeye leaf spot, are favored by wet conditions. In the soybean agronomic ...

  4. Does Pipeline Installation have a Lasting Effect on Crop Yields?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/does-pipeline-installation-have-lasting-effect-crop-yields

    currently working in. If you are interested in learning more about the project or possibly sharing yield ... previous studies when pipelines are installed. On average, corn grain yields decreased an average of 23.8%, ... collecting data again this fall, and are also seeking yield maps from fields in Ohio with Rover, Utopia, or ...

  5. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/poultry-litter-application

    wheat stubble fields, there are also stockpiles commonly found in soybean fields. Poultry litter is an ... located on soils that are deep to bedrock (greater than 40 inches to bedrock) Farmers who want to apply ... the poultry litter delivered to their fields are required by Ohio law to have a fertilizer license, ...

  6. 2021 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/2021-4-h-livestock-skill-thon

    links for each species are below with requirements.  One appointment per species (Market and Breeding) ... https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B49AAAF29A4FE3-20219 IN PERSON PRACTICE-  Livestock kits are available for clubs to check out for practice now through ... attendance or Breed information Feed Records / Rate of gain Treatment record (if no treatment, mark none) ...

  7. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Begin to Increase Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-begin-increase-across-ohio

    Western bean cutworm (WBC) numbers for the week ending July 11 have increased to the point where ... NW Ohio are seeing approximately 25% adult flight, whereas counties in central and NE Ohio remain at ... information on calculating GDD and WBC please see the following article: ...

  8. Cincinnati Buckeye Run 2021 Registration Open

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/cincinnati-buckeye-run-2021-registration-open

    encourage you to participate in this event and show your support for 4-H through: Donating Checking out ... Run, ChickQuest and Rockets Away we know we can provide you and your families with safe, educational, ...

  9. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    waiting for perfect haymaking weather, we will reach the point where the drop in quality becomes so great ... fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage yields, weed invasion, and frustrating ... example, safe baling moistures for dry hay without preservatives are 18-20% for small square bales (80 to ...

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

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    Hay and haylage crops are grown on just over 1 million acres in Ohio (NASS, 2019) and are grown on ... more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In addition, there are ... available information. In order to make better and up to date forage fertility recommendations, we want to ...

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