Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Harvest
The greatest challenge with winter annual cereal forages for many producers is managing harvest timing to maximize quality with spring rainfall events that not only delay custom harvesters but also cause your perfectly timed harvest to come to a halt. One ...
All youth who wish to complete a livestock project for 4-H or FFA are required by Ohio law to complete this training before exhibition. ALL Jr. Fair Exhibitors with market livestock (Lactating Dairy Cow, Lactating Dairy Goat, Beef, Dairy Beef, Dairy, Goat ...
Market Sheep and Market Goat Tag-in
The 2023 Allen County Jr. Fair Market Sheep and Goat tag-in will be held on Friday, June 2nd, between 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm in the Sheep Barn at the Allen County Fairgrounds. Sheep AND Goats will be tagged (optional weighing) from 6:00pm – 7:30pm, June 2 nd ...
May is here, planting considerations for corn and soybean
May is here, and the planting season will speed up with better weather in the coming days/weeks. According to the USDA-NASS report for the week ending 04/23/23, 6% of Ohio’s soybean and 6% of Ohio’s corn acres were planted. Relative to the 5-year average ...
Don't miss all the latest information in our May/June Clover Connections Newsletter. Information on Special Interest Judging and Livestock Interviews, EquiStep and PAS information, Cloverbuds, Quality Assurance, Pullorum Testing and much more. CLICK ...
4-H members with livestock projects MUST participate in Livestock Interviews. There is no exception to this rule and there is NO makeup date. Please bring your completed project book to judging. If you have a market/breeding insert packet, you are still ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 4
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Cooler weather remained in place this past week with temperatures running 2-6°F below average. Overall, daily average soil temperatures are slightly warmer than they were last week (Figure 1). Northern locations are hovering ...
On Our Watchlist: Seedcorn Maggot and Alfalfa Weevil
There are two insect pests in particular that we’re wary of at the moment: Seedcorn maggot (in corn and soybean) and alfalfa weevil. Seedcorn maggot is most likely to be a problem in fields where cover crops or other green vegetation has been disked in, ...
Cover Crops Roundtable