1. Hay mower laying down wide windrows

    Steps to Speed Up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    Jul 14, 2021

    Frequest rains are making it difficult to harvest hay crops this summer.  This article summarizes proven techniques that can help speed up the drying process for storing good quality forage.  

  2. Good fertilization practices ensure good forage production

    Fertilizing hay and pastures

    Jun 2, 2021

    Many hay producers across the state have completed or are in the process of completing their first cutting of the year. One of the two best times to topdress maintenance fertilizer on hay is right after the first cutting.

  3. Alfalfa leaves with attached alfalfa weevil net-like cocoons.

    Alfalfa Weevil and Potato Leafhopper Status in Ohio's Alfalfa Crop

    May 25, 2021

    The alfalfa weevil is on it's way out but potato leafhoppers will be arriving soon to an alfalfa field near you!