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  1. Speeding Up Hay Drying

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-15/speeding-hay-drying

    contents, it is a lot easier to get it to a proper dry matter content for safe preservation. Proper dry ... matter content for chopping haylage can often be achieved within 24 hours or less as compared with 3 to ... 5 days for dry hay. Proper dry matter content for silage ranges from 30 to 50% (50 to 70% moisture) ...

  2. Corn of Many Colors

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201918/corn-many-colors

    hybrids are more likely to increase anthocyanin (purple pigment) content when plants are cool. ...

  3. How to store treated seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201918/how-store-treated-seed

    content remained the same or were unaffected by the seed treatment. The caveat to all of this, the ...

  4. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-14/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    seed dealers. The legumes can increase protein content but only in the first harvest because they don’t ... Cornell University (http://nmsp.cals.cornell.edu/publications/factsheets/factsheet24.pdf). Brassica ... These species contain high moisture content, so they should be used for grazing only. Brassicas have ...

  5. Forage Shortage and Prevented Planting Acres… think OATS!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201919/forage-shortage-and-prevented-planting-acres%E2%80%A6-think-oats

    nutrient content will vary depending on maturity at harvest, we have repeatedly seen oats harvested at 60 ...

  6. Forages are Ready for Harvest!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-14/forages-are-ready-harvest

    estimating the neutral detergent fiber (NDF) content of those fields. For alfalfa, values ranging near 40-42% ... pure alfalfa stands. Grasses will raise the NDF content. Grass-alfalfa mixtures should be harvested as ...

  7. Forages Continue to Mature

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-15/forages-continue-mature

    will raise the NDF content. In central Ohio, grasses were fully headed this week. Pure grass stands and ...

  8. Head Scab Update: Week of May 20

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-14/head-scab-update-week-may-20

    these links to see updated factsheet # PLPATH-CER-06 for more on head scab of wheat and barley and ...

  9. More on Switching Corn Hybrid Maturities

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-15/more-switching-corn-hybrid-maturities

    disease resistance. Table 1 provides a comparison of grain moisture content at harvest in hybrids ranging ...

  10. The PLFA Soil Health Test

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-09/plfa-soil-health-test

    fungi, or other types of microbes, so quantifying the fatty acid content in a soil sample can indicate ... chromatograph machine can measure the phospholipid fatty acid (PFLA) content of a particular soil sample.  ... https://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/AY/AY-366-W.pdf   Purdue Extension Soil Health ...

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