2022 Southwest Ohio Equine Education Expo

Free Program & Continental Breakfast

Date: November 5, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Reily Community Center, 6093 Reily Millville Rd., Oxford, OH 45056

Topics:

  • Pasture Management
  • Forage Needs
  • Stocking Rates
  • Sacrifice & Dry Lots
  • Manure Management

Event Registration:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e4eabab29a3fd0-20222

Event Flyer

Expo Vendors

  • Brubaker Grain and Chemical
  • Farrier Science Clinic
  • PBS Animal Health (To be determined)

Speakers: 

  • Jamie Hampton – Agriculture and Natural Resources, OSU Extension, Auglaize County
  • J.T. Benitez – Agriculture and Natural Resources, OSU Extension,  Butler County
  • Brady Smith – Rural Specialist, Butler Soil and Water Conservation District

Livestock News

Beef Cattle

Five new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1313 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter: http://u.osu.edu/beef/

With johnsongrass starting to pop up in pasture fields across Ohio, that’s one weed that if managed correctly could be fed. That’s the subject Jordan Penrose discusses this week.

Articles this week include:

    • Johnsongrass; Feed or Weed?
    • Pigeons Not Welcome
    • What is the real cost of mineral supplementation?
    • When to Cull Bulls
    • Drought Continues to Drive Feedlot Placements Higher in August

Seven new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1314 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter: http://u.osu.edu/beef/

Despite experiencing our first frost for this fall here in Fairfield County on Monday, there’s still lots of forage and feed management to be considered. That’s the majority of our focus for this week.

We’ll be at the Fairfield County Fair most of next week so there likely won’t be another BEEF Cattle letter posting for two weeks.

Articles this week include:

    • Hay Quality 2022 . . . challenging!
    • Hay vs. Haylage: Is there a difference?
    • Practice Patience With Your Stockpile
    • Feeding Frosted Forages
    • AVOID A NIGHTMARE NEXT SPRING!!!!!!!!
    • The Cattle Cycle
    • 2022 Heifer Price Discounts

Small Ruminant

Invasive Plants: ID, Removal and What’s Next

Want to know more about the identification and removal of invasive plants?  Join us on October 26th to work on your id skills and learn more about removal.  We will also tackle some of the questions about ‘after the invasives are gone.

Registration is open here.  We hope to see you there.  Register early – space is limited.

Long-Term Care Insurance

For people who are concerned about potential long-term care (LTC) costs, LTC insurance may be an option.  Several insurance companies sell these policies that pay out to cover some or all LTC costs.  There are many different types of policies and coverages available.  For example, some coverages may start soon after LTC is needed while some coverages will […]

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Livestock News

Beef Cattle

Five new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1312 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter: http://u.osu.edu/beef/

This time of year, “pasture walks” are an opportunity to explore what others are successfully doing with their forage management system. This week Christine Gelley shares some key points that were discussed in a recent ‘walk’ in Noble County.

Articles this week include:

  • Fall Grazing Guidance
  • Nutritional Strategies for Receiving and Feeding Early-Weaned Calves
  • What is this new tick disease?
  • Feed Price Implications for Fall
  • Feeder Markets

Small Ruminant