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  1. Cressleaf Groundsel in Hay

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-16/cressleaf-groundsel-hay

    While this is not a new weed prevalence has been increasing, causing concern for many livestock ... and emerges as a rosette in the fall, then bolts, flowers, and goes to seed in the spring.  Bolting ... established in the field. Take note of fields with Cressleaf Groundsel in them or nearby for increased ...

  2. Recommendations for Soybeans Planted in June

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-16/recommendations-soybeans-planted-june

    the growing season soybeans are planted, the higher the yield increase due to narrow rows. Seeding ... rate. Higher seeding rates are recommended for June planting dates. The final (harvest) population for ...

  3. Alfalfa Continues to Mature

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-15/alfalfa-continues-mature

    requirements than lactating dairy cows. Begin harvesting grasses as soon as you see a good harvest window. The ... across Ohio are ready to be harvested for high quality forage (see table below). Producers in dryer ... regions were able to start harvesting alfalfa fields over the weekend. Western Ohio has had larger ...

  4. Coping in Times of Stress

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/coping-times-stress

    additional problems and increase the stress you are already feeling. Take a break.  If news events are ... causing your stress, take a break from listening or watching the news. Recognize when you need more help. ... need support. Reassure.  Stressful events can challenge a child’s sense of safety and security. ...

  5. Direct Marketing of Meat

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/direct-marketing-meat

    https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/divisions/food-safety Depending on the marketing strategy, selling meat from a fully inspected plant can require ... A question that I have received several times recently is “What are the legal requirements to ... regulating sales of meat in Ohio. ODA oversees the processing plants and sets the food safety regulations for ...

  6. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/economic-assistance-available-dairy-farms

    pending. Approved loans will incur 3.75% interest for terms up to 30 years. Collateral will be required for larger ... these entities have up to three shareholders who meet eligibility requirements, they may be eligible for ... up $750,000 of assistance. Eligibility requirements include gross farm income levels, wetland, and ...

  7. Determine Forage Moisture Content

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/determine-forage-moisture-content

    falls apart determines if the forage is too wet, too dry, or ready for harvest.  While a lot of good ... forage quality, but for any stored forage, moisture content at harvest is a close second. Moisture ... probes, and moisture sensors built into harvest equipment.  Each has some advantages and disadvantages, ...

  8. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    Mg absorption, increasing the risk of deficiency. In most situations, diets with 0.20 to 0.25% Mg is ... products that increase the DCAD (concentration of potassium + sodium – concentrations of chloride + sulfur, ... expressed as milliequivalents per kg of diet) often increase milk fat yield. Based on a study from ...

  9. Burndown and Residual Herbicide Issues

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/burndown-and-residual-herbicide-issues

    the weeds that are about to emerge (the “white stage”) and buy some time for rain.  The good news here ... about soybean herbicides, which may partly reflect the overall greater safety of residual corn ... planting increases the risk of injury, as does use in tilled situations.  We have increased metribuzin use ...

  10. Field Estimations of Alfalfa Fiber Content

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-14/field-estimations-alfalfa-fiber-content

    exact date to determine harvest of our first alfalfa crop. Research has shown % Neutral Detergent Fiber ... harvest decisions based on calendar date is unreliable. Many producers also base harvest decisions ... often too time consuming when a rapid estimation of NDF is needed for making harvest decisions. In the ...

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