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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. Managing Frost Injured Alfalfa

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/managing-frost-injured-alfalfa

    of the stored energy reserves have been used to survive the winter and to initiate new growth with ... the early warm temperatures. Stands that were healthy and vigorous going into the winter last fall ... condition going into the winter will probably suffer more injury and recover more slowly, because their ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Planting Small Grains in Late Summer and Autumn for Supplemental Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/planting-small-grains-late-summer-and-autumn

    will be 75 to 85%. If an early spring forage harvest is desirable next year, winter triticale and ... winter rye should be included in a mixture, with the spring oat and spring triticale planted in late ... August and early September. Late September to October Plantings Wheat, winter triticale, and winter rye ...

  8. Alfalfa Risks from the Wild Weather Ride This Winter

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/alfalfa-risks-wild-weather-ride-winter

    Author(s): Jason Hartschuh As farmers call in to discuss this strange winter and its risks to ... alfalfa plants from their winter dormancy. Once dormancy is broke, the plants start using the nutrients ... problem, the challenge is going to be how many times winter temperatures returned to average and force ...

  9. Milk Volume or Components: What Should You Aim For?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/milk-volume-or-components-what-should-you-aim

    growth after emergence to have adequate vigor to survive the winter. Seed by August 15 to 20 in northern ... sometimes successful depending on fall and winter weather patterns, but there is increased risk of failure ... seedings for winter annual weeds in October to November, and apply herbicides as needed. Winter annual ...

  10. Dairy Management Workshops Planned

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/dairy-management-workshops-planned

    as you are managing the fall harvest, but winter will be here before we know it and along with it ... dairy producer. This winter will be no different. A team of Ohio State University Extension educators ...

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