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  1. Keep Forage Nitrate Toxicity in Mind This Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/keep-forage-nitrate-toxicity-mind-year

    away. We have had multiple reports of high nitrate levels this year. The first reports of high nitrate ... reports of dangerously high nitrate levels in millet hay with the recently dry weather.  Producers have ... the results. Table 1: Interpretation of nitrate forage test results. ppm NO 3 (DM) Percent NO 3 ppm NO ...

  2. Why Do Cows Bunch?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/why-do-cows-bunch

    standing, splashes manure on the udder, and elevates stress hormones. These changes increase risk of ... is 150 cows or less. Automated milking dairy farms with all cows in same pen will observe more social ... outside airflow can create a micro-environment in pens that initiate cow bunching. High stocking density ...

  3. Jam-packed Schedules Can Impact Mental Health

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/jam-packed-schedules-can-impact-mental-health

    make the wheels fall off the bus. Margin: The space between load and limits In his book, “Margin: ... describes margin this way: “Margin is the space between our load and our limits. It is the amount allowed ... situations. Margin is the gap between rest and exhaustion, the space between breathing freely and ...

  4. Key To Corn Success Is Getting It In The Ground Properly

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/key-corn-success-getting-it-ground-properly

    statement has stood the test of time, and that the simplistic tips from 20 years ago still hold true today.  ... program is $50, which covers the manual, a grazing stick, and program supplies.  To register for any of ...

  5. Gardening for Conservation Webinar Series- Everyone Loves Free (plant) Food!

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/events/gardening-conservation-webinar-series-everyone-loves-free-plant-food

    soil health, build organic matter and keep valuable materials from the landscape. Come learn the basics ...

  6. Common Plant Names Cause Common Misconceptions

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/common-plant-names-cause-common-misconceptions

    with highly invasive non-native plants simply because of overlapping common names. This can lead to ... mention of the name, or really any plant name that crosses over between native and non-native invasives. ...

  7. Assessing Forage Stands and Winter Damage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/assessing-forage-stands-and-winter-damage

    a common form of winter damage seen in the field. This is a more common problem in heavier clay soils and ... poorly draining soils. Warmer temperatures occurring sporadically in February and March, followed by ... enough level that plants may not survive into May. Plants that experience heaving and survive are more ...

  8. Beware Of The Chair, Don't Stay Parked In It All Day

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/beware-chair-dont-stay-parked-it-all-day

    a long flight from the lower-level parking lot to the building, then a couple more sets inside the ... of your chair.” Three hours of sitting in a day can increase our risk for heart disease by 30 ... percent. In the workplace, Melnyk urges companies to cut 60-minute meetings to 45 or 50 minutes. “Yes, you ...

  9. Pastures For Profit- Course 3

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/pastures-profit-course-3

    6:30-9:00pm Course 3: Saturday, April 27- 9:00am-Noon Course fee: $50 The Ohio State University Extension- ... soil fertility and forage growth meeting your animals’ needs water quality paddock design year round ...

  10. Pastures For Profit- Course 2

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/pastures-profit-course-2

    6:30-9:00pm Course 3: Saturday, April 27- 9:00am-Noon Course fee: $50 The Ohio State University Extension- ... soil fertility and forage growth meeting your animals’ needs water quality paddock design year round ...

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