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Learn more about the issues associated with extreme winter conditions and what producers can do to protect their herds. 

The Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council will be hosting its 2023 Annual Meeting on Feb. 17 at Deerassic Park Education Center in Cambridge, Ohio.

Giving livestock access to the entire pasture may temporarily provide enough forage, but it could reduce the amount of available forage for years to come.

Find out why Ohio State Extension educator Clif Martin is keeping a close eye on Asian Longhorned Tick, invasive shrubs and drone use on the farm in 2023.

The dry conditions across many parts of Ohio provide an opportunity to take soil samples and apply lime where needed. 

Now is the time to evaluate the foraging potential of your pastures and preemptively consider any problems you may encounter grazing your herd this winter.

Fall is an ideal time to collect soil samples, evaluate nutrient levels and develop a management plan to reduce the cost of fertilizing and liming pastures.

Fall is the best time to test your pasture or hay field's nutrients and pH, and soil testing should be part of your land management strategy.

What is a pasture worth? A pasture is like a house, crop field or anything else being rented, and is worth what someone is willing to pay. 

Having a diversity of plants in your pasture can be good for your farm — you may just have to diversify your operation.