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  1. Control Some Toxic Pasture and Hay Field Weeds Now

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/control-some-toxic-pasture-and-hay-field-weeds-now

    been discarded to avoid potential livestock poisonings.  Cressleaf groundsel is a winter annual and ...

  2. Canning Summer Tomatoes

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/canning-summer-tomatoes

    tomatoes?  It is not advised by USDA, but they may be frozen for use in soups and stews this winter. *  How ...

  3. Last Alfalfa Cutting and Risk Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/last-alfalfa-cutting-and-risk-management

    carbohydrate reserves that keep the plant alive over the winter, provide sugars to keep the plant from ... stand, cutting schedule/frequency, fertility, soil drainage and winter weather.  A vigorous, healthy ... levels of winter hardiness will be more tolerant of a fall cutting.  Adequate fertility, especially soil ...

  4. Beef Quality Assurance Certification + Beef School Webinar

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/beef-quality-assurance-certification-beef-school-webinar

    webinar is “Winter Management of the Cow Herd to Insure a Productive 2019”.  Topics that will be covered ...

  5. Winter Weather Affects Nutritional Requirements

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-weather-affects-nutritional-requirements

    Although weather has been mild through December, at some point true winter weather is going to get ... here. Winter weather has an impact on livestock nutritional requirements, especially livestock that ... winter outside.  In a recent OSU Extension beef cattle newsletter, John Grimes, OSU Extension Beef ...

  6. Don't Forget About Livestock Water Needs in Winter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dont-forget-about-livestock-water-needs-winter

    Although livestock may drink less water in the winter, clean, good quality water is still a basic ... need.  Ted Wiseman, Extension Educator in Perry County, recently wrote an excellent article about winter ... four volts is enough to decrease water intake. Tank heaters are a winter option, but be sure to keep ...

  7. August Perennial Forage Establishment

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/august-perennial-forage-establishment

    stage of development before the onset of winter.  If the fall is warm and extended, similar to what we ... disease develops during the winter, and seedlings literally "melt away" in winter and early ... After the alfalfa is up and growing, control late summer and fall emerging winter annual broadleaf ...

  8. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    Cold winter weather presents some additional challenges to keeping dairy calves healthy, ... 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 weather is four ...

  9. Stockpiling Pasture for Late Season Grazing

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/stockpiling-pasture-late-season-grazing

    want to extend the grazing season into late fall and/or winter.  To stockpile forage, take a last ... grass to stockpile, especially for late winter grazing, because it holds its forage quality value better ... that they are grazed off by early winter. Variables that influence the success of stockpiling are ...

  10. Early Season Pest Scouting in Corn and Soybeans

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/early-season-pest-scouting-corn-and-soybeans

    fields had excellent growth of chickweed, henbit and purple deadnettle.  These winter annual weeds, ...

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