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  1. Alternative Vegetative Cover Strategies can benefit both Landowners and Solar Developers

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/alternative-vegetative-cover-strategies-can-benefit-both-landowners-and-solar-developers

    establishment, and site maintenance are summarized. Click on the title above to view the publication on Ohioline. ... A new fact sheet, Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio, ... informs utility-scale solar developers and landowners about alternative vegetative cover strategies, including forage ...

  2. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    2019) and are grown on more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In ... addition, there are over 1.3 million acres of pastureland on nearly 39,000 farms (50% of all farms) in the ... for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ...

  3. Energy

    https://comdev.osu.edu/programs/economic-development/energy

    Signature Program News: On-Farm Solar Energy Program Evaluation- April 21, 2014- Huron County Newsletter- ... LEASING GUIDES Farmland Owner's Guide to Solar Leasing On-Farm Solar Energy Program: The On-Farm ... Solar Energy program is designed to provide farmers with additional information regarding on-farm PV ...

  4. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ... Summer-Annual Grasses. We planted a trial on July 19, 2013 near South Charleston, OH to evaluate the yield and ... to heights greater than 50 inches might be advantageous if extra forage is needed on the farm and ...

  5. CD Wire- July 12, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-07-12

    4 p.m. at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Please save the date on your calendars. Agenda ... is your electronic program evaluation, Evaluation of Effective Extension Teaching (EEET), and Race, ... program evaluation questions are available for viewing at this link. LOD has prepared a job aid  that ...

  6. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    cases, it may be better to gamble more on the weather just to get the old crop off and a new one started. ... long-lasting effects on hay crops. We’ve seen many fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage ... evening. Proper dry matter content for haylage ranges from 30 to 50% (50 to 70% moisture), depending on the ...

  7. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    mold on alfalfa seedlings and infects plants later during the cool rainy spells in late October and ... seed. This affects the number of seeds planted in planters set to plant seed on a weight basis. Seed ... one-quarter to one-half inch deep. It is better to err on the side of planting shallow rather than too deep. ...

  8. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    (2014) “About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every ... https://ag-safety.extension.org/age-appropriate-tasks-for-children-on-farms-and-ranches/. Murphy, D. (2014, June 20).  Children and Safety on the Farm. Penn State Extension.  ... https://extension.psu.edu/children-and-safety-on-the-farm. Smith, R. (2014, June 2).  Farm-related childhood deaths are down, but still too many. Farm ...

  9. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, ... gloves Hearing protection   Mowing on Slopes Brush hogging usually involves working over rough or uneven ... control. Adjust rear and front tires to sit farther out, increasing stability on slopes. Wear a seat belt ...

  10. Eric Romich

    https://comdev.osu.edu/people/eric-romich

    Energy Fact Sheets: An Introduction to On-Farm Solar Electric Systems (CDFS-4101) Estimating the Size of ... Your Solar Electric System (CDFS-4102) On-Farm Solar Site Assessment (CDFS-4103) Financial ... Considerations of On-Farm Renewable Energy (CDFS-4104) On-Farm Solar Electric System Safety (CDFS-4105) Forage as ...

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