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  1. Stockpile Forage to Reduce Stored Feed Costs

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/stockpile-forage-reduce-stored-feed-costs

    from harvest, and specifically overgrazing, during the fallFall is a critical time for perennial ... yields and crude protein content of the forage.  Stockpiled forages are generally grazed in the late fall ... stockpiled, the recommendation is to begin grazing by late fall and plan to finish grazing by the end of ...

  2. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    Reducing shrink (wastage) of forages should be a focus during harvesting (field losses), storage (rapid ... The Ohio State University With the excessive rainfall in 2019, forage harvests were delayed which ... ://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed_PDF/Stretching%20forage%202019%20weiss%20FINAL%20B.pdf). Reduce shrink of forages harvested and stored on the farm. ...

  3. Farm Stress Management Check-in

    https://wayne.osu.edu/farm-stress-management-check

    families are under stress.  Take some time now before the fall season to do a stress management check in.  ...

  4. College Considerations

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/college-considerations

    Washington Post article on student loans and parent borrowers.  The increasing costs of higher education are ... – If you already have your major chosen, do some digging into what credentials are required in you ...

  5. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    season that they cause little damage. With the late planting and harvest this year, how will that be ... increase in lignification of the fiber, which results in decreased NDF digestibility. The other challenge ... fungicide application, there were no diseases detectable. At harvest, mycotoxins were detected in the silage ...

  6. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    rise in milk prices seems to be from increased demand and not supply. According to the USDA, monthly ... the overall price increase. Some economists are even suggesting the increase in demand could push ... production per cow continues to be increasing but at the same rate that US cow numbers are decreasing. ...

  7. Wayne County 4-H Launches Mobile App

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/wayne-county-4-h-launches-mobile-app

    The Wayne County 4-H App features the Wayne County 4-H Calendar of Events, a News section with links ...

  8. Wet Forages pose risk of barn fires

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/wet-forages-pose-risk-barn-fires

    harvest moistures allow for safe barn storage and how high will bale temperatures get during the sweating ... and have someone nearby in case you fall in a burned out pocket or between bales.  Using a harness and ... tying yourself off is a good safety option.   Critical Temperatures and Actions to Take: If you are in ...

  9. Late-Planted Corn and Foliar Disease Risk

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/late-planted-corn-and-foliar-disease-risk

    growing season.  As a result, the disease pressure or severity increases later in the growing season.  The ... is reduced.  With all of the late-planted corn in our area, there is an increased risk for foliar ...

  10. Scout Alfalfa for Potato Leafhoppers

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/scout-alfalfa-potato-leafhoppers

    alfalfa is less than fifteen inches tall.  As alfalfa approaches a normal harvest height or maturity, ... another rescue action is to take an early harvest cut.  Harvesting alfalfa will temporarily eliminate the ...

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