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  1. Planting Small Grains in Late Summer for Supplemental Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/planting-small-grains-late-summer-supplemental-forage

    Wheat and winter triticale are not good options for autumn forage because they do not grow much in ... autumn. However, wheat and winter triticale will produce good yields of high quality forage in the spring. ... Winter rye is also an option for early spring forage. Some forage-type varieties of winter rye (e.g. ...

  2. Evaluating Forage Stands After the Winter Season

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/evaluating-forage-stands-after-winter-season

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Forage Specialist, Ohio State University As winter releases its grip, forage crops ... and plant vigor. I don't expect any major problems with winter survival this year, but there are ... coming growing season. Chickweed and other winter annuals can be a real problem in late summer seedings, ...

  3. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension Cold winter ... ventilation during winter months in closed structures. The goal is to provide adequate air turnover to prevent ... ammonia accumulation while avoiding any direct drafts on the calf. A general recommendation for winter ...

  4. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    Wheat fields are thin and straw is hard to find this year. Straw price went sky high last winter and ... a great bedding source but also removes coverage that helps prevent winter soil erosion. One option for ... erosion. Even if it is oats that does not over winter, the cover helps avoid erosion. On average, one ton ...

  5. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    State University The numerous freeze-thaw cycles and wet ground last winter were very hard on alfalfa ... stands, resulting in substantial winter kill. Numerous stands across the State were completely destroyed. ...

  6. Benefits of Late Fall Fertilization

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/benefits-late-fall-fertilization-0

    season fertilization not be confused with dormant and/or winter fertilization Late season nitrogen ... confused with dormant and/or winter fertilization. The latter method implies that fertilizer applications ... better fall and winter color; earlier spring green-up; increased shoot density; improved fall, winter ...

  7. Best Management Practices for Winter Manure Application

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/best-management-practices-winter-manure-application

    less than ideal, which would definitely include winter-time application. The top priority of any ... Practice Standard 633- Determining The Most Limiting Manure Application Rates for winter application. ... Additional winter application criteria for fields with significant slopes more than 6% include manure shall ...

  8. Getting that Last Cutting of Alfalf

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalf

    period, cold resistance and energy reserves for winter survival are built up. A killing frost for alfalfa ... critical fall period despite the increased risk of winter injury. Research shows that often the tonnage ... there is the increased risk of winter injury and ultimately shorter stand life by stressing alfalfa in ...

  9. Winter Hike and a Warm Cup of Soup

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/winter-hike-and-warm-cup-soup

    A Winter Hike and a Warm Cup of Soup with Jim Chatfield Jim Chatfield, Associate Professor and ... will be leading a winter hike through Chadwick Arboretum illustrating ways to identify trees in the ... winter and giving us many words of wisdom along the way. At the end of the hike, you can enjoy a cup of ...

  10. Getting the Last Cutting of Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalfa

    critical period, cold resistance and energy reserves for winter survival are built up. A killing frost for ... during the critical fall period despite the increased risk of winter injury. This year rainy weather has ... critical fall period, several factors can moderate the risk of winter injury: Young, healthy stands are ...

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