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Supplementing cows on pasture

Thursday, May 15, 2003

In management intensive grazing, energy is the limiting nutrient for high producing dairy cows.

Llamas, alpacas need good pastures

Thursday, May 1, 2003

What’s the best pasture mix for llamas and alpacas? They’re not picky, but an Ohio State grazing expert offers tips in this week’s All About Grazing column.

Do your math! Manure smells more like money

Thursday, April 17, 2003

Extension agent does th e math for the value of organic fertilizers.

Rotational grazing is easy, beneficial

Thursday, April 3, 2003

Grazing columnist Mark Landefeld writes from personal experience: Getting started is the hardest part.

Time, patience, could make Kura clover a permanent pasture

Thursday, March 20, 2003

Kura establishment has been characterized this way: “First year it sleeps, second year it creeps, third year it leaps.”

Getting ready for spring grazing

Thursday, March 6, 2003

Developing and managing what you have is often more cost effective than trying to completely renovate a pasture or grazing system.

Winter thoughts include whether to plant new forage this spring

Thursday, February 20, 2003

Knox County Extension Agent Jeff McCutcheon finds the biggest problem in pastures is not the plant, but the plant-er.

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.

Looking at the genetics for grazing

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Does breeding make a difference when it comes to grazing dairy cattle? At least one researcher says, yes, as Wayne County Dairy Agent Tom Noyes reports in this week’s “All About Grazing” column.

Managing your fall, winter forage

Thursday, October 31, 2002

With this being a unique and challenging year for grazing management, producers need to seriously look at their quantity and quality of stored feed.

The Forgotten Forage: Corn Residue

Thursday, October 17, 2002

With the break in the weather, life is good again for graziers, but the question still persists: What could I be doing now to ensure I will have enough feed for winter? The answer may be in the corn field.

In same boat: Forage inventory time

Thursday, September 19, 2002

This year’s dry weather has put every dairy or beef farmer in a similar predicament, and most livestock producers are faced with tight, if not outright insufficient forages to feed during the winter period.

Because of hot, dry summer, this will be an interesting fall for grazing

Thursday, September 5, 2002

Graziers are asking how to extend the grazing season and still get ahead of the game with solid fall pasture management. OSU Extension Agent Tom Noyes shares some tips in this week’s “All About Grazing.”

How to manage burned-out pastures

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Get tips on how to manage and graze dry pastures during the summer drought.

Stockpiling forage is easy to do

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Late July or August is when producers in Ohio need to start preparing fields for stockpiling.

Water: The elixir of life, farming

Thursday, July 11, 2002

Water is called many different things depending on your situation and location. Here in southern Ohio, it’s a real nuisance.

Start forage management now

Thursday, June 27, 2002

High level or rainfall means more forage growth, but also softer soil conditions and the potential for mud and compaction problems.

Think about it: How far ahead are you planning your grazing?

Thursday, June 13, 2002

Planning your grazing ahead of time could reap benefits.

Rain creates pasture challenges

Thursday, May 30, 2002

Five steps to promote quality pasture during the summer.

Use integrated pasture weed control

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Attitude toward pasture weed control has changed.

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