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  1. Winter Feeding of Beef Cows

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-feeding-beef-cows

    Recently, Steve Boyles, OSU Extension beef specialist wrote an extensive article on winter ... http://u.osu.edu/beef/2019/01/30/winter-feeding-beef-cows/#more-6357. “The period from approximately 60 to 90 days prior to calving affects the calf subsequent ... weather stress. The general rule of thumb is to increase winter ration energy 1 percent for each degree ...

  2. Dairy Teat Health and Management During the Winter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dairy-teat-health-and-management-during-winter

    Although we have had some mild temperatures recently winter and its colder temperatures is on our ... doorstep.  For the lactating dairy cow, the biggest challenge to winter weather is teat health.  While the ... healthy during the winter months. Generally, teat skin damage, chapped teats and an increased number of ...

  3. Forage Stockpiling

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/forage-stockpiling

    fall and winter grazing.  Stockpiling allows the grass plant to build up necessary storage ... actually hold up through late winter and even into early spring.  Orchardgrass can also be stockpiled but ... is best used in the late fall through early winter period.  Typically, if the goal is to maximize ...

  4. Beef Quality Assurance Training

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/events/beef-quality-assurance-training-0

    more and become certified, join us for a chute side training. A brief winter livestock update will also ...

  5. Prevent Winter Slips and Falls

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/prevent-winter-slips-and-falls

    Winter brings icy conditions to the farm, with an increased risk for slips and falls resulting in ... injury.  Recently the OSU Extension Ag Safety program released the following tips to help prevent winter ...

  6. Nitrogen Applications to Wheat Fields

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/nitrogen-applications-wheat-fields

    but through it all our soils remained saturated.  As a result, this has been a rough winter for wheat ... I have watched the price of straw at auction reports this winter, grain yield may not be the only ... stands have been damaged this winter from lack of snow cover, standing water, saturated soils, ice ...

  7. Back to School Budgets

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/back-school-budgets

    when it’s below zero next winter, I’ll be wishing for a day like that!  Why is it that we always want ...

  8. Cover Crops after Corn Silage Harvest

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cover-crops-after-corn-silage-harvest

    application during late fall and winter periods.  The expectation here is that we get some rain so that the ... options after corn silage include spring oats, spring and/or winter triticale, winter cereal rye, barley, ... and winter wheat.  Note that winter wheat even if used only for a cover crop should still be planted ...

  9. Prevent Plant Acres and Cover Crop Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/prevent-plant-acres-and-cover-crop-options

    cereals like spring triticale or wheat can also work, and will yield more than a winter cereal grain. ...

  10. Fall Management Practices for Wheat

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/fall-management-practices-wheat

    reduces fall wheat growth resulting in reduced winter hardiness.  If planting is delayed until the third ... foot of row). 4.) Planting depth is critical for tiller development and winter survival.  Plant seed ... ground.  Shallow planting is the main cause of low tiller numbers and poor over-winter survival due to ...

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