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  1. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    unmanaged, can present a significant challenge to the welfare and production of all our livestock species.  ... Fly control is not a one-and-done treatment strategy.  They require season-long management that may ... most economically damaging species for livestock.  Research has shown that calf weights can be reduced ...

  2. Meet Your Best Friend In Weed Control In Pastures, Hayfields

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    enroll acreage into a Voluntary Nutrient Management Plan to earn $10 per acre.  Producers can also earn ... or weed populations become too high, that our concern elevates, and control becomes more important.  ... As always, a well-managed pasture and hay field will be your best friend for weed control. ...

  3. Scout Fruit Trees For Pesky Pests Creeping Out As Temperatures Rise

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/scout-fruit-trees-pesky-pests-creeping-out-temperatures-rise

    With a quickly moving spring, many of the fruit trees in our area have already dropped their ... temperatures in place holding back and slowing down development progress in our fruit trees. Accordingly, it is ... curculio overwinters as an adult beetle in ground litter or the soil, and when spring arrives, they migrate ...

  4. Organic Matter Key In Soil Health- Here Are Signs To Look For

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    whether or not our decisions around soil health management are effective and recognizable. The Natural ... soils. Organic matter in our soils increases the water holding capacity, is a source of nutrients that ... for decomposing crop residues, cycling nutrients, creating pore space for water infiltration and soil ...

  5. A Change Of Perspective Can Help With Overall Attitude

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    of ages.  Regardless of our outlook, whether it is personal or professional, we will all, at some ... time or another have time to reframe our focus to the big picture.   I found this from Michael ...

  6. Save Time and Money With These Simple Meal Prep Tips

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    minutes (depending on the vegetable) As our schedules get busy heading into summer, it’s a good time to ...

  7. For Those Who Need To Scout Weevil, Here's How To Do It

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/those-who-need-scout-weevil-heres-how-do-it

    Scouting is critically important to making timely and effective management decisions, as highlighted in the ... cocoon cases on the alfalfa plants. Know the threshold to make good management decisions Knowing the ... thresholds is a critically important component of alfalfa weevil management decisions. “Control thresholds ...

  8. Key To Alfalfa Growth Is Weed Control; Start Sooner Rather Than Later

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/key-alfalfa-growth-weed-control-start-sooner-rather-later

    soil nutrient resources, especially in the summer months.  Not only will they thin the stand, but they ... manage their herd health program. And, lastly, with planting season upon us, most of our county ... products, and fluid milk specifically, it is important to understand that our milk supply is safe.  The ...

  9. Farmers: Focus On Small Grain Silage Harvested, Stored Properly

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    been planted, at least partially, and the rye is being harvested to start our annual feed storage ... process.  The cooler temperatures have probably helped slow our small grain growth, briefly extending the ... getting our small grain silage harvested and stored properly to ensure that we are producing the highest ...

  10. Rhubarb Is The Vegetable That Acts Like A Fruit

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    antioxidant. The American Institute for Cancer Research says that anthocyanins have demonstrated protective ... effects on blood vessels and blood pressure, and recent research suggests that anthocyanins may offer ... hill.14@osu.edu CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory ...

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