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Pasture walks scheduled

Friday, April 11, 2014

By PETE CONKLE The Eastern Ohio Grazing Council has planned workshops and pasture walks to answer grazing-related questions, share grazing ideas and encourage producers to become more sustainable grazers. Currently, the Eastern Ohio Grazing Council is working in cooperation with Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, and Tuscarawas SWCDs and the USDA-NRCS to host a […]

March Madness calls for prep changes

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Farmers want to know when better weather is going to stay for good, rather than just visit like an out of town relative.

Calendar says it’s spring: Ready for grazing season?

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The key to successful grazing is trying to predict what is down the road so we can be prepared for it.

The Polar Vortex hasn’t been all bad

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Devote days with uncomfortable weather conditions to get caught up on farm bookwork and plans for the coming weeks.

Pasture renovation is just around the corner

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The snow and cold remain, but that will soon change.

Even though it’s winter, there’s still plenty of pasture work to be done

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

With the colder temperatures and calving season upon us, the nutrient requirement for momma cows is soon to be at its peak demand.

Sorghum-sudangrass a summer alternative for feed and fuel

Thursday, January 2, 2014

By CHRIS PENROSE and CLIF LITTLE Sorghum-sudangrass hybrids are warm season annual forages that look like sudangrass in growth but are generally taller, with larger stems and leaves. They are bred for productivity, high yielding and can grow to 15 feet without lodging. Sorghum-sudangrass can be grazed, green chopped, baled for hay, silage, haylage, cover […]

What are you waiting for? Novel endophyte fescue seed worth a look

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Despite the fact that it is a bit more expensive to plant novel endophyte fescue seed, you can offset the cost of establishing novel endophyte fescue by increasing livestock efficiency.

Some fall forage management tips to try

Thursday, November 28, 2013

It’s hard to believe we’ve nearly reached the end of November! The leaves are falling, grain harvest is nearing completion, and it’s time to give some consideration to your pastures as we head into the cold winter months. Pastures provide an excellent source of feed for livestock and they must be managed for optimum quality […]

Grazing corn residue has nutrition and benefits for pastures in the fall

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Corn harvest continues across the state and for every bushel harvested there is between 14 to 16 pounds of corn residue dry matter left in the field. Graziers need to view that residue as a resource opportunity. In recent years, between 3.3 to 3.6 million acres of corn have been harvested for grain in Ohio. […]

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