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  1. Oats as an Alternative Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/oats-alternative-forage

    summer through early fall for fall grazing or forage harvest. Summer oats has a wide planting window but ... milking cows. Planting after wheat harvest provides forage and increases farm profitability, with return ... few downfalls to fall harvested oats for forage is that they are very susceptible to crown rust, which ...

  2. 2021 Ohio Wheat Performance Test- Results Available Online

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/2021-ohio-wheat-performance-test-results-available-online

    https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/news/2021-ohio-wheat-performance-test The results will also be available on the OSU Crop Performance Trial website ... be based on performance from multiple test sites and years. In fall 2020, wheat was planted at all ... conditions. Harvest conditions were favorable and harvest dates average. Overall, grain test weight averaged ...

  3. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    standing too close. Safety precautions to take with bale ejectors: Disengage all power, shut off the ... wagons and bale handling requires extra caution due to the following potential hazards: Starts and stops ... can cause handlers to fall off the wagon or truck. Workers might step off the wagon or truck while ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    rather than too deep. Do not harvest a new perennial forage stand this fall. The ONLY exception to this ... harvesting operations. Sclerotinia crown and stem rot is a concern with no-till seedings of alfalfa in late ... contact. Be aware that too much tillage depletes soil moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. ...

  5. Improving Biomass Properties via Densification and Upgrading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6605

    and a low bulk density, resulting in loose harvest formats and a corresponding energy density that is ... during storage. These properties lead to: problematic biomass logistics and storage. an increase in the ... frequency of biomass handling. transportation challenges. storage space requirements. processing ...

  6. Agronomy Update Scheduled

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-25/agronomy-update-scheduled

    continue.  What will these supply shortages mean for harvest?  Will the shortages continue into planting ... – Be Prepared: Thoughts on 2021 Harvest & 2022 Planting Dr. John Fulton, OSU Food, Agriculture, and ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Using Fresh Herbs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5520

    markets, along with an increase in home herb gardening. For information on herb varieties in Ohio, contact ... a master gardener volunteer.  Selection Harvest herbs early in the morning after the dew has evaporated. ... harvested herbs right away, trim their stems and place them in a glass with one inch of water. Cover loosely ...

  8. Pre-harvest Sprouting and Falling Number

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/pre-harvest-sprouting-and-falling-number

    -and-grain-quality-concerns for more on delayed grain harvest and grain quality.  Falling number (FN in seconds) is a widely ... harvested. This could lead to pre-harvest sprouting and other grain quality issues. However, the extent to ... conditions before it is harvested. For instance, white wheats tend to be more susceptible to pre-harvest ...

  9. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    control invasive weeds, increase visibility, or just make the property look nice. Operating a brush hog ... Here is some suggested clothing: Close-fitting clothing Heavy boots Safety glasses Heavy textured ... control. Adjust rear and front tires to sit farther out, increasing stability on slopes. Wear a seat belt ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Peas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5527

    to harvest. The sugar content drops as soon as they are picked, so harvest green garden peas just ... option for meeting this nutritional requirement: Peas contain vitamins A, C, and K, along with B vitamins ...

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