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  1. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    requirements. Based on the results shown above, the forage harvested from 60 to 80 days after planting (50 to 67 ... used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ... management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ...

  2. Beef Quality Assurance Certification and REcertification

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/beef-quality-assurance-certification-and-recertification

    set by the pork industry years ago, many segments of the beef industry require BQA certification in ... nearly four years ago Tyson Foods, who harvest and process 25% of the US beef market share, and also ... certification, most of those who were BQA Certified in the fall of 2018 are due to be REcertified at this time. ...

  3. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    University Extension Silage harvest- it’s the most wonderful time of the year! And by that, I mean stressful ... and tiring. However, if you were to ask if corn planting or harvesting is more enjoyable, the answer ... of, “Well there’s no such thing as ‘re-harvesting’ is there?” would sum up my answer quite succinctly. ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    Do not harvest a new perennial forage stand this fall. The ONLY exception to this rule is perennial ... for several years of harvesting operations. Sclerotinia crown and stem rot is a concern with no-till ... moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. Calendar of events

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/july-2021/calendar-events

    host Conservation Chats: Oh, Crap! on July 28. This is a fun, hands-on event focused on helping small ... preregistration is required. Attendees can register by calling the Ashland SWCD office at 419-281-7645 or by ... deadline to apply for young alumni positions on Ohio 4-H Foundation Board. Aug. 3, Preserving the Harvest ...

  8. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    program must not neglect the potential to increase calving difficulty due to increased birth weights. ... barns and fed a TMR to meet or exceed nutritional requirements. Prepartum cows and pregnant heifers were ... yield. It has been shown that high milk producing cows have reduced blood progesterone due to increased ...

  9. Plant Now to Graze Later

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/plant-now-graze-later

    Fall and winter grazing seems a long way off as we take a peek at the forecast of warm and sunny ... varieties, such as cool season grasses, legumes, brassicas, and small grains, for fall grazing allows you to ... there is quite a variety of forages you can plant for fall grazing purposes. At Ohio State, ...

  10. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    removal of cows from the milking herd, and increased treatments costs. Mastitis is caused by several ... pathogens which lead to mammary gland inflammation with the subsequent increase of somatic cell counts in ... Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO), which specifies safety standards of Grade “A” milk. The quality of processed ...

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