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  1. Time to Take the Last Forage Cutting

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/time-take-last-forage-cutting

    in the taproots that are used for winter survival and regrowth next spring. This fall rest period is ... last harvest of alfalfa to ensure good winter survival and yield potential for the following year can ... regrow and use up root reserves for that limited regrowth prior to winter dormancy.  Cutting in between ...

  2. Emergency Forages to Plant Yet This Year for Mechanical Harvest

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/emergency-forages-plant-yet-year-mechanical-harvest

    challenging. Earlier planting dates provide more autumn yield. Oat or spring triticale plus winter cereals ... Winter cereals (Winter rye, Winter wheat, Winter triticale) can be added to oat or spring triticale to ... add a forage harvest early next spring. Winter rye can also contribute a little extra autumn yield to ...

  3. Late Summer Planting of Perennial Forages

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    existing stands were damaged by the winter followed by the heavy rainfall this year. The month of August ... winter. Typically, the main risk with forage seedings this time of year having sufficient moisture for ... October and November, the disease develops during the winter, and seedlings literally "melt ...

  4. Emergency Forages to Plant Yet This Year For Grazing

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    late autumn into early winter. For more information on establishment details and other agronomic ... triticale plus winter cereals Plant from last week of July to mid-September. Winter cereals (Winter rye, ... Winter wheat, Winter triticale) can be added to oat or spring triticale to add a forage for grazing early ...

  5. Dealing with Winter Injured Forage Stands

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/dealing-winter-injured-forage-stands

    Author: Mark Sulc I’ve been hearing more reports from around the state of winter injured forage ... stands, especially in alfalfa. The saturated soil during much of the winter took its toll, with winter ... chance of succeeding, provided adequate moisture is available. Winter injury has reduced stands and will ...

  6. Forages are Ready to Harvest!

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/forages-are-ready-harvest

    the state took a beating this winter and the wet spring has added insult to injury. For weak stands, ...

  7. 2018 Forage Performance Trials Available

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/2018-forage-performance-trials-available

    and winter injury, ground cover and spring biomass production in the spring 2018 of 22 cover crop ... varieties including rape, turnip, annual ryegrass, radish, Balansa clover, winter pea, and hairy vetch. ...

  8. Late Season Alfalfa Management

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/late-season-alfalfa-management

    down to balancing a need for forage versus stand health and winter survival.  Weather patterns across ... harvest of alfalfa to insure good winter survival and yield potential for the following year can be boiled ... stand winter survival and vigorous green up and growth the following spring.  The recommendation in the ...

  9. August Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/august-establishment-perennial-forages

    the tillering stage of development before the onset of winter. If the fall is warm and extended, ... locations that historically are a little milder than most of Ohio’s winters. The year after seeding legumes, ... during the winter, and seedlings literally "melt away" in winter and early spring. It can be ...

  10. Emergency Forage for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/emergency-forage-planting-early-mid-summer

    feed their herds. Forage stands were damaged across Ohio this past winter, and the wet spring has ... further deteriorated the few stands that initially appeared they might recover from winter damage. It is ...

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