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GRAZING BASICS SCHOOL

August 10th, 2015 · No Comments

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County The Ohio State University – ATI, OSU Extension, and the Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council is sponsoring a 3-day Grazing Basics School on September 29, 30 and October 1 of 2015.  The school will be held at the Ohio State University ATI campus in Wooster.  The grazing basics school […]

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Fall Grazing Managment and Plant Health

September 5th, 2013 · No Comments

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County Grazing management during the months of September and October directly impacts the vigor and growth of pasture in the spring.  For the perennial grass plant the fall season is a time of laying the foundation for next year’s growth.  Although seed production is one way that a perennial plant […]

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Ohio Forage and Grassland Council Fence Building Workshop

July 16th, 2013 · No Comments

Jorgensen Farms 5851 East Walnut Street Westerville, OH 43081 Phone 614-855-2697, www.jorgensen-farms.com Thursday July 18, and Friday July 19, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The workshop is for both the beginning and advance fence builder; sheep, cattle and horse owners; and grazing enthusiasts.  Thursday is designed for agency and commercial personal and Friday for […]

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Ohio Sheep Day to be held July 13, 2013 at the OARDC Sheep Research Unit

June 12th, 2013 · No Comments

The Ohio Sheep Day is scheduled for Saturday, July 13, 2013, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  It will be held at the OARDC Sheep Research Unit, located at 5743 Fredericksburg Road, Wooster OH 44691. The OARDC Sheep Research Unit has a long history of conducting research to answer questions that help sheep producers be profitable.  […]

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Summer Sheep Grazing Bus Tour

May 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Sheep Grazing Management Tour July 12, 2013   Sponsored by:            Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association                                     Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council                                     Ohio Sheep Improvement Association                                     Ohio State University Extension   Sheep owners are invited to participate in the sheep grazing management tour scheduled for July 12 in Holmes County.  The tour will be […]

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Drought Recovery of Pastures and Hay Fields

February 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

In case you missed the third session of the 2013 Ohio Sheep and Goat Web Series don’t worry.  We recorded it  To view the recording of  Rory Lewandowski and Jeff McCutcheon, Ohio Extension Educators, speaking on “Drought Recovery of  Pastures and Hay Fields” follow this link:  http://go.osu.edu/2013Sheep-3 .  The presentation was given Monday, February 18, 2013. […]

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2013 Sheep and Goat Web Programs

January 14th, 2013 · 4 Comments

In a coordinated effort, the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and Ohio State University Extension are pleased to announce the 2013 Sheep and Goat WebEx Programs.  The Sheep and Goat WebEx Program series was started in 2012 due to an increased need to get educational programming to the sheep and goat producers in state of Ohio […]

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Sorting Through the Information on Sheep and Goat Parasite Control: A Decision Making Support Tool is Now Available.

December 6th, 2012 · No Comments

Farmers confronted with parasite infections in their sheep and goats soon realize there is no “magic bullet” or “one size fits all” solution.  They can be quickly bombarded with a lot of information available on internal parasite control but with no help in sorting out which options they should consider in their farming operation. OSU […]

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Poisonous Trees

July 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment

By Clif Little OSU Extension Agriculture/Natural Resources Guernsey & Noble Counties ​ Recent storms downed many trees throughout Ohio, some of these pose a threat to livestock. Poisoning is most common when grazing is scarce, such as periods of dry weather coupled with thunderstorms that down trees during the mid to late summer months. ​ […]

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Ohio Sheep Day to be held July 14, 2012 at Buckeye Acres Farm

June 4th, 2012 · No Comments

The 2012 Ohio Sheep Day is scheduled for Saturday, July 14, 2012.  It will be held at Buckeye Acres Farm, home farm of the Ron and Carla Young Family, located at 12282 Harrison-Willshire Rd., Van Wert, Ohio 45891, in scenic Van Wert County. Buckeye Acres Farm, under the direction of Ron and Carla Young, is […]

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