Thursday, October 20, 2016
poison hemlock

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.
Grazing lambs

The grazier needs to be aware of the parasite status of the herd or flock and how grazing management and pasture rotation are connected to parasite management.
cereal rye spray

Glyphosate does what it's supposed to, in a safe and efficient manner.
beef cattle on pasture

Soil testing can make a big difference for your pasture growth.
wrapped hay bale

There are many factors that go into your decision to cut hay. The main question that you have to ask yourself is if cutting hay is the best management decision for your farm or are you doing it out of habit.
Pasture Walk Kenney

Guernsey County pasture walks are a kind of a farm field day, where you see farming practices that have been implemented.
beef cattle grazing

Is it time to start grazing? It depends on your location, needs, stage of growth and condition of your pastures.
Rising plate meter that measures pasture growth

Good legume establishment from frost seeding is not as easy as it may sound. It takes more than just broadcasting seed at the beginning of the growing season.
Horses grazing

Horses do best when they are allowed to graze, so maintaining good pastures for horses is an important management practice.
cattle pasture

Grass tetany is a metabolic or nutritional condition in dairy, beef cattle and sheep with low blood levels of magnesium that typically occurs in the spring.
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