1. Sorghum-sudan forage

    Short-Season Forages for Summer Planting

    Jul 17, 2020

    Several short-season forages can still be planted this summer to help alleviate low forage inventories. However, soil moisture could be a significant limitation to the success of summer plantings this year.

  2. VIsible potato leafhopper damage in alfalfa

    Time to Start Scouting for Potato Leafhoppers in Alfalfa

    Jun 11, 2020

    As second crop of alfalfa grows, farmers should begin scouting for resurging populations of potato leafhopper in their fields to prevent yield and forage quality losses. 

  3. Baling hay in the field

    Lower First Cutting Hay Yields Are Being Reported

    Jun 11, 2020

    Reports are coming in from forage producers around Ohio that first cutting yields are lower than usual, but forage quality is higher than usual. If inventories are expected to be low, there are steps producers can take to improve their supplies by year's end.