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  1. 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 ...

  2. Fall Management Practices for Wheat

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    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 ...

  3. Dairy Teat Health and Management During the Winter

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    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 ...

  4. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

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    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 ...

  5. Control Some Toxic Pasture and Hay Field Weeds Now

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

  6. 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 ...

  7. Seeding and Mulching Recommendations for Pipeline Easements

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    cereal grains such as winter cereal rye, winter wheat, barley, triticale and oats.  Other common species ... such as red clover, yellow sweet clover, crimson clover, hairy vetch and winter peas.  The limiting ... the most limitations.  Oats should be planted by September 20. Unlike other winter cereal grains, oats ...

  8. Cover Crops after Corn Silage Harvest

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    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. Don't Forget About Livestock Water Needs in Winter

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    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 ...

  10. Last Alfalfa Cutting and Risk Management

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    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 ...

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