Tuesday, January 25, 2022
cattle and bales of hay on pasture

Learn more about the cost-effectiveness of raising hay by deciding whether to skip fertilizer, use an alternative, buy fertilizer or not raise hay at all.
beef cows on a hilltop

In this week's All About Grazing column, Dan Lima reminds us of some farm management considerations we should examine before the end of 2021.
Dairy calf

Consider the quality of available feed during your calving season. Aligning breeding season with times when better feed is available could save you money.
horses in winter

Feeding hay is expensive — if you waste it, you lose money. Consider these tips to minimize waste during feeding.
monarch on New England aster

Taking a few minutes each day to appreciate the little things that blend into the canvas of the day may be just what we need. 
Vollborn Cattle

Do you have enough pasture and stored feed to make it through the winter? Learn how to best use what you have. 
Sheep

Pasture condition scoring is a systematic way to check how well a pasture is managed and performing.
Japanese clover

Japanese clover is a persistent perennial, woody weed that will compete with your grass for nutrients, whether it be in your yard or in your pasture.
Corn snow

Using corn fodder residue for livestock to graze meets their nutritional needs and can provide an inexpensive feed source for 65-111 days into the winter. 
alfalfa field

Ohio State Extension has reviewed its guidelines for growing alfalfa amid reports of fall armyworm infestations. Clif Martin shares some updates.