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  1. Corn Silage Best Management Practices

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-silage-best-management-practices

    content.  This week I will cover other best management practices to achieve good quality corn silage for ... requires correct plant moisture and anerobic conditions. The outer limits of plant moisture content for ... content of 65% or 35% DM is considered ideal for bags and bunker silos.  Plant moisture content is most ...

  2. Managing Mold in Hay

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    baling. Often the hay is not quite at or below the desired moisture content for dry hay (15-20%) and small ... presence of mycotoxins. Anderson’s PDF can be viewed at http://go.osu.edu/C5Aq Extensive mold may also ... hay. Moldy feeds may “reduce energy content by 5% for ruminants” say the authors of a 2016 Penn State ...

  3. Harvesting Immature Corn as Silage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/harvesting-immature-corn-silage

    production. The single most important factor in silage production is plant moisture content at harvest.  ... approximately 64-68%, which corresponds to a plant dry matter content of 32-36%.  Varying more than a few ... forage to a correct moisture content for ensiling or for baleage.  From a quality standpoint, cutting ...

  4. Cover Crop Forage Harvest Considerations

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cover-crop-forage-harvest-considerations

    Ensiling forage does reduce the nitrate content because the fermentation process converts nitrates to ...

  5. Develop a Forage Use and Feeding Plan

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    equals 2200 tons harvested.  If the average moisture content was 65%, this is 35% DM.  Your DM tons of ...

  6. Corn Harvest Considerations: Stalk Quality and Combine Adjustments

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-harvest-considerations-stalk-quality-and-combine-adjustments

    and loss assessment for this year’s corn harvest.  I am excerpting some selected content from those ...

  7. Teen Opportunities

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/teen-opportunities

    4-H Teen Opportunities Ohio 4-H Older Youth / Teen Opportunities Table (PDF) Ohio 4-H- College ...

  8. Stockpile Forage to Reduce Stored Feed Costs

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/stockpile-forage-reduce-stored-feed-costs

    yields and crude protein content of the forage.  Stockpiled forages are generally grazed in the late fall ... acre.  Crude protein content could be in the 13 to 15 % range when grazing begins in November and will ... forage.  However, crude protein content can be several units higher, 15-17% and quality will decline ...

  9. Annual Forages for Early to Mid-Summer Planting

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/annual-forages-early-mid-summer-planting

    (http://nmsp.cals.cornell.edu/publications/factsheets/factsheet24.pdf). Brassica species can be planted in May to early June for late summer grazing or fall grazing by ... cattle or sheep. These species contain high moisture content, so they should be used for grazing only. ... dealers. The legumes can increase protein content but only in the first harvest because they don’t regrow ...

  10. Summer Song Vineyard Twilight Tour

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/summer-song-vineyard-twilight-tour

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