Stories by Mark Sulc

Evaluate and manage hay field injuries

Thursday, May 1, 2008

It was a rough winter for many hay fields in northern Ohio. Considering the stressful conditions last year, followed by a cold and wet winter, it is not surprising that many forage stands took a beating this winter. Alfalfa fields seem to be the hardest hit. The 2007 Easter freeze followed by very dry conditions […]

Web sites put ’06 forage data at your fingertips

Thursday, December 14, 2006

The 2006 Ohio Forage Performance Trial Report will be available very soon at Extension offices, but is available now on the Internet.

Thinking ahead to grazing season issues

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Our January weather here in Ohio has been quite pleasant compared with the cold December we experienced.

Learning from innovative grazing systems in southern Brazil

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Brazilian agriculture dramatically changed in the past 20 years.
We know of the rapid increase in Brazilian soybean production.

Fertilize spring pastures with nitrogen

Thursday, February 26, 2004

Do your pastures need nitrogen fertilizer? Learn more about the best times to apply.

Grazing … on corn silage stubble?

Thursday, December 4, 2003

Twenty-three acres of forage will provide grazing for at least 50 days for the 24 dairy heifers at Ohio State’s Waterman Dairy Farm.

All about grazing between grain crops

Thursday, June 12, 2003

There are many benefits to combining pasture-based livestock production and cash grain production on the same farm.

Planting the right forage this spring

Thursday, February 6, 2003

Deciding on which species of new forage seedings to plant this spring can be difficult because it is influenced by many factors.

Rain creates pasture challenges

Thursday, May 30, 2002

Five steps to promote quality pasture during the summer.

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About Mark

The author is an associate professor in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at Ohio State University.