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  1. Northwest Ohio Working Lands Field Day- Crawford County

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/northwest-ohio-working-lands-field-day-crawford-county

    Grassland Council, and your local Soil and Water Conservations Districts to learn about the Working Lands ... Program. Topics to be covered at these field days include: Soil Fertility Seed Bed Preparation Forage ...

  2. Northwest Ohio Working Lands Field Days- Oak Harbor

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/northwest-ohio-working-lands-field-days-oak-harbor

    Grassland Council, and your local Soil and Water Conservations Districts to learn about the Working Lands ... Program. Topics to be covered at these field days include: Soil Fertility Seed Bed Preparation Forage ...

  3. Late Summer Planting of Perennial Forages

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/late-summer-planting-perennial-forages

    summer weed emergence/growth, soil borne root rot and damping off disease organisms that thrive in cool, ... wet soils are usually not an issue, and there may be fewer competing farm tasks than in the spring. ... excellent choice to conserve soil moisture for good germination. Make sure that the field surface is ...

  4. Heart of America Grazing Conference

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/heart-america-grazing-conference

    Research Center (FSRC). His research encompassed many aspects of plant-soil-animal interactions and ...

  5. Late Season Alfalfa Management

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/late-season-alfalfa-management

    probability enters.  In addition, there are factors such as previous cutting management, age of stand, soil ... fertility, variety, and soil moisture that affect the level of risk with fall cutting. For those who are risk ... especially soil potassium levels, and a soil pH near 6.8 will improve plant health and increase tolerance to ...

  6. Emergency Forage for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/emergency-forage-planting-early-mid-summer

    http://forages.ca.uky.edu/variety_trials (see Annual Grass Report) Soil temperatures should be at least 60-65 F before planting the sorghum ... a warm-season grass that can be used for hay, silage, or pasture. Soils should be at least 60-65 F before ... acre over several cuttings and can tolerate both drought-stressed and waterlogged soils. More details ...

  7. How to Speed up Hay Drying

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/how-speed-hay-drying

    urge patience in waiting for soils to firm up before attempting to harvest, because driving equipment ... on soft soils does long-term damage to future productivity. Once the soils are firm enough, there are ... to sunlight for a short time, and then once the soil has dried some the crop can be spread out with ...

  8. Prepare to Evaluate Forage Stands for Winter Injury

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/prepare-evaluate-forage-stands-winter-injury

    growing season. We had some days with very cold air temperatures, but the soil temperatures have been much ... more moderate than you might expect. The soil temperature at the 2-inch depth is associated with the ... temperature of plant crowns. The coldest 2-inch soil temperatures recorded since January 1 at the Ohio State ...

  9. Avoid Driving on Wet Soils

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/avoid-driving-wet-soils

    wet soils from the heavy rains this past weekend across much of Ohio. While we are eager to get that ... first cutting made, haste will make waste if we drive on hay stands before the soils are firm enough to ... support the equipment. When we run hay equipment on soft soils, the wheel compaction damage to plant ...

  10. Pasture and Forage Management Field Day

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/pasture-and-forage-management-field-day

    A FREE clinic that will cover the following topics: Soils and Fertility Seeding: rates, varieties, ...

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