Mixing it Up- All About Grazing
a mixed stand is the reduced bloat risk for cattle. A 50-50 mix can withstand grazing well and has ... out in the Central Grasslands Research Extension Center, a 50-50 mix of alfalfa and meadow brome was ... eventually drop down to a 50-50 mix simply due to alfalfa longevity. Once it hits the 50-50 range, the stand ...
If you listen carefully…It Sounds Like Love
a unique combination climate conditions, soils, and Native American land management. In recent decades, ... communities in the United States. While these prairie seeds have remained resilient in the regional soils ... between the arts, the sciences, and highlight the many regional partnerships and strategies underway to ...
Seed and Livestock Feed Uses for 2015 Wheat Grain Crop
vomitoxin but high levels of scabby kernels in harvested grain should be suspect. If you suspect mold/toxins ... However, if you absolutely HAVE to plant scabby wheat, cleaning, germ test, and fungicide seed treatment ... test weight to about 56 lb/bu after cleaning and your germination rate is above 80%, then you have ...
Reducing Dairy Farm Expenses
actually came down about a dollar, but still well above $11 per bushel. Fertilizer is at least 50% more ... under 150 days in milk and no cows should be over 365 days in milk. Feed efficiency is greater earlier ... High quality forage lowers purchased feeds needed and total feed cost, and increases dry matter intake ...
Natural Resources Engineer 4
between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all.” Our agency embraces the ...
Planting and Soil Temperature
Soil Temperatures Key to Corn Planting Everyone views risk differently. Some individuals are more ... get damaged by insects, wildlife, or possibly rot. While 50 degrees is the soil temperature needed for ... next day. The point is, even if the soil temperature today is over 50, it only takes a couple more days ...
Learn About the Dangers of Lead Paint
exposure is at high enough levels. According to Groundwork Ohio's Building the Way Healthier Future ... about lead assessments or testing for your child. Currently the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a risk ... 4, 5 and 6 years of age. The recommendation is to do a risk assessment, and do a blood lead level ...
Agriculture Educator Greenacres Foundation Cincinnati, OH Greenacres Foundation is a highly ... input-intensive, specialized approach focusing on soil chemistry rather than soil biology (i.e. soil as a living, ... practice- ranging from soil health-centric to degenerative in nature. Organic agriculture, at scale, is ...
Plan Now for Frost Seeding Renovation
fertility are important. A soil pH of 6.5 is desirable for legume plants. Critical or base level soil test ... seed on to the soil surface and letting natural freeze/thaw cycles work to increase seed to soil ... soil surface. Thin alfalfa stands can be renovated by frost seeding red clover into the stand. Timing ...
Restoring Streams and Wetlands – Whose Job Is It Anyway?
biological, soil and hydrological properties. It’s a complicated and critically important field with ... going Physical, civil, soil, hydrological, and biological aspects of constructed wetlands and streams, ... certified through Ohio EPA’s QDC program for Level 3 fish studies and habitat assessments for biological ...