Nuisance Bird Economics, Prevention, and Control for Livestock Farms
Starlings consume the grain and protein ingredients in dairy cow diets and reduce the nutrient content of ... Ohio State research from 2008 has shown that bird droppings transmit E. Coli, salmonella, ... commercial nuisance animal control operators, some of which may be licensed to manage bird control on ...
Junior Master Gardeners. JMG Learn, Grow, Eat, and Go! This curriculum includes the research ... components. It was developed and based on a 5-year research study by a team of Extension Specialists and ... researchers from Texas A&M University and was created to address childhood obesity. The curriculum is ...
ChickQuest: Let's Learn about Life
an egg, it is not a terribly difficult process if you have the right equipment. One dozen fertilized ...
USDA Economic Research Service Dairy Outlook: November 2022
University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) ... Anticipated milk price decreases and rising input costs make financial analysis, management, and planning even ... Budgets: https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/enterprise-budgets OSU Extension Ohio Ag Manager ...
Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops
capture more of the manure nutrients, especially the nitrogen, and to also prevent soil erosion. Another ... tillage. Cover crops can help livestock farmers recapture manure nutrients and conserve soil by reducing ... Glen Arnold, Extension Field Specialist, Manure Management, Ohio State University Corn silage ...
Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms
https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages. We highly recommend using this tool to check any fertilizer recommendations you receive, as we ... the best times to topdress maintenance fertilizer on perennial forages. Soils are usually firm in ... harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always guide what nutrients to apply and how ...
Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers
biocontrol agents) also are available to improve soil nutrients for plants and to reduce disease pressure. In ... management plan. Fertilizer The amount and type of fertilizer required for efficient organic farming are ... mainly dependent on soil fertility at the time of planting and the types of cash crops being grown. To ...
Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till
conventional tilled to no-till. The corn crop benefits from tilled soils due to the release of nutrients from ... microbes to decompose the organic residues and releases nutrients. Every one percent soil organic matter ... soil fauna back into balance, and start to restore the nutrients lost by tillage. In those transition ...
Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife
& Soil Fertility Specialist, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster. Energy and ... Panicum virgatum 3 to 7 feet Tolerates poorly drained and low fertility soils, occasional flooding, and ... fertilizers and can grow in low fertility soils. Indiangrass Sorghastrum nutans 3 to 6 feet Growth begins ...
Dairy Margin Coverage 2023 Deadline Is Fast Approaching
Jason Hartschuh, Field Specialist, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock, Ohio State University ... consider if this program will improve your risk management in 2023. For the current year, 2022, 73.17% of ... producers to participate in the other subsidized risk management programs that are administered through ...