Oct 4, 2019
Livestock owners feeding forage need to keep in mind the potential for several forage toxicities and other problems that can develop late this season. These include nitrate poisoning, prussic acid poisoning, and bloat. This article discusses how to avoid these problems.
Sep 6, 2019
The best time to take a last harvest of forages during the first two weeks in Ohio, for the least risk to the long-term health of the stand. This is especially true this year for alfalfa and other legumes that need the fall period to replenish carbohydrate and protein reserves in the taproots after a very stressful year.
Aug 19, 2019
Many producers in Ohio have planted summer annual grasses this year to increase their low forage inventories. These include sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass, forage sorghum, pearl millet, and teff grass. This article discusses when these grasses should be harvested or grazed.