Livestock News

Beef News

Six new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1300 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter: http://u.osu.edu/beef/

With respect to concerns for the quality of this year’s first cutting hay, and now what might appear to be a reversal in rainfall pattern, this week we focus much of our attention on forages.

Articles this week include:

    • Alfalfa Fertility Needs
    • What Was That Early Maturing Grass In My Hay Fields?
    • Horse Tales About Horsetails
    • Supplemental Forages to Plant in July After Wheat
    • Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program
    • Feedlot Inventories at Another Monthly Record High

Small Ruminant News

  • Iodine Deficiency in Small Ruminants
    • Lucienne Downs, New South Wales Government District Veterinarian, Central Tablelands Local Land Services (Previously published online with New South Wales Government Local Land Services)…
  • Wrangling More Days out of the Grazing Season for Sheep and Goats
    • As the weather in Ohio continues to not only challenge our agricultural operations but also the activities of our daily life, it reminds us that…
  • Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw
    • Dr. Laura Lindsey, Associate Professor, Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Lee Beers, OSU Extension Educator ANR, Trumbull County Ed Lentz, OSU Extension Educator ANR, Handcock…

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