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  1. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ... addition to forage fertility research, will allow for revision of current recommendations for forage crops, ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ...

  2. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    for stand establishment success, regardless of what type of seeding you are making: Soil fertility and ... grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils ... decision to plant or not will have to be made for each individual field, considering soil moisture status ...

  3. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    dependent upon soil type. Using our same clay example from earlier: for an “excellent” rating, tile is ... table in the soil, or right above saturated soil. This of course depends on soil type, with some soils ... The Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District supplies great resources and photos of two-stage ...

  4. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ... shown here agree with a study conducted by researchers at Cornell University (Kilcer et al., 2005), who ... of water that must be evaporated for ensiling as yields increase. The Cornell researchers stated that ...

  5. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    though, keep in mind that the soil should be firm enough to support equipment. Compaction damage has ... narrow windrows to allow more ground exposure to sunlight for a short time, and then once the soil has ... to avoid excessive leaf loss. Research studies and experience have proven that drying forage in wide ...

  6. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Strawberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5531

    are one of the most popular small fruits to grow in home gardens. Some varieties, if managed well, may ... is molded, mold spores will have traveled throughout the entire package. Research has linked mold to ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Onions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5524

    before storing. Wash onions just before serving. Remove outer layers that may hold soil. Wash onions ...

  8. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    of silage. Two other research studies also concluded that raising the cutter bar height from 14 to 20 ...

  9. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/packing-school-lunches-picky-eaters

    important nutrients.Items like whole grains and beans add complex carbohydrates, vegetables and fruit add ...

  10. Improving Biomass Properties via Densification and Upgrading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6605

    FABE-660.5 07/28/2021 Dr. Ashish Manandhar, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Food, ... Netherlands, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), 2005. PDF.  ... engineeringtoolbox.com/classification-coal-d_164.html. Forest Research. n.d. “Biomass briquettes.” Resources. Accessed July 26, 2021. ...

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