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  1. Cover Crops Offer Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cover-crops-offer-options

    soil health. These crops are typically planted in the fall. Rye, barley and wheat will overwinter and ... continue growing in the spring. Other crops will only grow during the fall season and die off in winter. ... next crop. They are not harvested or grazed (though you can certainly do either and still receive many ...

  2. Control Poison Hemlock Now

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/control-poison-hemlock-now

    late fall.  The rosette overwinters and then resumes growth in the spring of year two.  Stem elongation ... is most susceptible to control with herbicides are:  1) fall, when in the low-growing rosette stage; ... and 2) early spring before stem elongation occurs.  It’s most easily controlled in fall, but several ...

  3. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    factors, including forage maturity at harvest, forage moisture content at harvest, and forage storage ... maturity, the quality of a stored forage is greatly dependent upon moisture content at harvest. Given that ... moisture content to make good harvest decisions? The primary methods used to determine forage moisture are ...

  4. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/turbulence-dairy-industry

    Among other changes are the shifts in components prices, mainly the focus on fat and protein, as ... discussed in the January Issue of Buckeye Dairy News. With less travel in the US with the ‘shelter in ... the fiber and fat and for protein. Thus, the reduced availability of distillers grains will increase ...

  5. Effects of Dietary Protein Level in Dry Cows and Heifers on Milk Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/effects-dietary-protein-level-dry-cows-and-heifers

    would require a greater MP intake than dry cows to maximize milk production. This is because heifers are ... still growing before calving unlike dry cows, and more MP would be required for heifer growth in ... addition to requirements for maintenance and pregnancy (i.e., fetal and mammary growth). In heifers, ...

  6. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    opportunities to be few and short. As planting is delayed, the risk increases because of more competition from ... weed-free. Don’t overwork the soil. Too much tillage depletes moisture and increases the risk of surface ... without a companion crop in the spring allows harvesting two or three crops of high-quality forage in the ...

  7. COVID-19 Farm Resources

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/covid-19-farm-resources

    Managing Workers on the Farm During COVID-19   Webinars COVID-19 and Food Safety for Consumers COVID-19 and ... Food Safety for Specialty Crop Producers and   Marketers   Zoom for Farmers Using Zoom for Meeting ...

  8. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    shutters, and protective shrouds decreases air movement and increases the power requirements from the fan. ... The logbook allows you to monitor when a fan is having increased belt wear or motors that are not ... pulleys increase belt wear and slippage and decrease fan RPM. Belts should ride at the top of a pulley and ...

  9. Adjusting to the New Normal

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/adjusting-new-normal

    you have heard or watched your fill of the news, turn it off. It might be helpful to put on your ...

  10. Zhao and Chen receive Ohio State University Outreach and Engagement Award

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/zhao-and-chen-receive-ohio-state-university-outreach-and-engagement-award

    student led programs/initiatives focused on community-university partnerships and impact. “Our green home ... on investment, and increase their awareness of non-energy benefits that could be achieved through ...

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