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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. Monitor Beef Cattle Body Condition

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/monitor-beef-cattle-body-condition

    This has been a challenging winter for any type of livestock operation.  We have had snowfall, ... experienced have made this a tough winter for beef cattle in outdoor environments.  Managers need to be ...

  7. Little Sparks-Goo Crew

    https://hardin.osu.edu/events/little-sparks-goo-crew-5

    Let's Play! Indoor Winter Games ...

  8. Supplemental Forage Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/supplemental-forage-options

    can be planted in early August for autumn and early winter grazing. For more information on this ... desirable next year, winter triticale and winter rye should be included in mixture with the spring oat and ... autumn and early winter followed by forage harvests or grazing next year. Some varieties are more likely ...

  9. Weed Control Before Wheat Planting

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/weed-control-wheat-planting

    our harvest season should permit some timely weed control ahead of any planned winter wheat planting.  ... emerge yet this fall are a primary target of fall weed control, along with other small, emerged winter ... residual control of winter annuals that emerge after herbicide application, and the rate can be increased ...

  10. Preparing Varieties of Squash

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preparing-varieties-squash

    after work.  As I passed by a display of winter squash last week, I overheard the comment “I’d really ... Here’s a little basic information to get started. Winter squash tend to include darker varieties such as ... – this allows winter squash to have a longer storage life, sometimes 2-4 months in a cool place (50-55 ...

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