Monday, March 27, 2017

How do you know how much hay, grain, and pasture your animals need? A hay test is a great place to start.

Learn more about the factors that cause hay nutrient degradation — some can be lowered.

Learn more about keeping your pastures healthy post-harvest and planning for the ensuing planting season.
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A guide to successfully navigating through an oil and gas lease for farmers.

Learn more about keeping your pasture healthy through the winter.

Learn more about how water intake and quality is directly related to livestock size.

Learn to maximize your grazing rotation between seasons.

Pasture management decisions after a drought situation cannot be separated from the usual pasture management plan. Having managed grazing practices in place can help to get those dry pastures healthy again for this fall and next spring grazing.
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Basic pasture management principles are as important, if not more so, during periods of dry weather.
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As summer progresses, the preferred forages for grazing dry up and become less available and animals are forced to consume plants they might otherwise not eat. These are some plants of concern for grazing livestock during these dry conditions in Ohio.
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