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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. Hay Sampling

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    formulate rations, at a minimum the lab should provide of dry matter content, crude protein content ...

  3. Corn Stalks Provide Another Grazing Option

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    A content, therefore a well-balanced mineral and vitamin mix should be provided free choice along with salt. ... Shortly after harvest, it is not uncommon for livestock to graze a diet with a nutrient content of 65-68% ...

  4. Brian Butler

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    and epidemiologist, earning his MPH from The Ohio State University in 2010. In fall 2014, Brian came ...

  5. The Farm Bill ARC or PLC Commodity Program Decision

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/farm-bill-arc-or-plc-commodity-program-decision

    farm unit.  Our market situation is quite a bit different compared to when the 2014 farm bill was ... significantly.  Various yield and price scenarios demonstrate that unlike the 2014 farm bill, this 2018 farm bill ...

  6. The Farm Bill ARC or PLC Commodity Program Decision

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/farm-bill-arc-or-plc-commodity-program-decision-0

    farm unit.  Our market situation is quite a bit different compared to when the 2014 farm bill was ... significantly.  Various yield and price scenarios demonstrate that unlike the 2014 farm bill, this 2018 farm bill ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Challenges of Drying Higher Moisture Corn

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/challenges-drying-higher-moisture-corn

    The typical market standard for corn is 15% moisture.   A moisture content of 15 to 15.5% is ... even some July planted corn.  Grain moisture contents on these fields are in the upper teens to ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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