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  1. Winter Pasture Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-pasture-management

    livestock producers with stock out on winter pastures.  Saturated unfrozen soils, dormant pasture grasses, ... the insulating ability of the animal’s winter coat.  Beyond this, I will suggest that there are other ... not freeze in the winter and rain is more common than snow, a wrench is thrown into pasture ...

  2. Plant Now to Graze Later

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/plant-now-graze-later

    Fall and winter grazing seems a long way off as we take a peek at the forecast of warm and sunny ... weather. However, now is the time to start thinking about planting cool season annuals and winter cover ... They include red clover (2 to 4 lb/acre), hairy vetch (25 lb/acre), or winter peas (50 lb/acre) in the ...

  3. Do's and Dont's for Getting Your Yard and Garden Ready for Winter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dos-and-donts-getting-your-yard-and-garden-ready-winter

    for the first time, being prepared for winter will prove to be worthwhile come spring. One of the ... used without issue for many years. Hoses that are exposed to the harsh winter weather, especially with ... to dig up corms, bulbs, or tubers that need to be brought inside for the winter. Typically, these are ...

  4. Winter Wheat Stand Assessment and Fertilization

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-wheat-stand-assessment-and-fertilization-0

    Evaluate winter wheat stands after green up for yield potential based on a stand count and ... temperature.  Typically, winter wheat is said to break dormancy once soil temperature has warmed to 39 F or ... is to determine if some form of weed control is needed.  Weeds of concern include winter annual weeds ...

  5. Storage of Fall Fruit and Vegetable Crops After Harvest

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/storage-fall-fruit-and-vegetable-crops-after-harvest

    storing some crops to sell throughout the winter and early spring. Some commonly stored vegetables include ... winter months when other crops are unable to be locally grown and sold. These storage practices may be ... pointers before putting away crops over winter include finding varieties that are better suited for winter ...

  6. Fall Hay Harvest, Weed Control, and Agritourism

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/fall-hay-harvest-weed-control-and-agritourism

    associated with winter damage to perennial forage stands. Alfalfa, clovers, and many grasses are growing more ... slowly with the cooling fall temperatures. In order to survive the winter, they will need good root ... prepare for winter. Another management consideration involves taking a final cutting after the killing ...

  7. Snow and Freezing Temperatures Bring Harvest Challenges

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/snow-and-freezing-temperatures-bring-harvest-challenges

    winter. The study was reported on a monthly basis and showed that corn that was left in the field until ... more likely of those situations is the soil freezing, as rarely do we have dry soils in the winter ... impacts of winter grain harvest, the impact on the soil should be the one that you give the most ...

  8. Field Management Post Harvest… What Now?

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/field-management-post-harvest%E2%80%A6-what-now

    As crops are being harvested and fields are being prepped for the winter, there are several field ... late in the year is very risky. Cover crops need to be well established to survive winter and give you ... of slugs that can decimate young seedlings. Residue can help to over winter problematic insects, act ...

  9. Livestock Resources

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/livestock-resources

      Winter Housing for Swine Welfare     Equine Ohio Regional Equine Information Network System (REINS) OSU ...

  10. Grazing Snow

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grazing-snow

    There are many livestock producers who utilize stockpiling and winter grazing in our area. When ... grazing in the winter months, snow can occasionally be used to meet some or all of our animals’ water ... winter watering workload, but “grazing” snow is like grazing forages- the best results happen under ...

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