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Parasite Management Sessions Recorded

September 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Do you have questions about parasite control in your flock?  Did you miss the parasite management program titled “Small Ruminant Pastures, Parasites, and Profits: Putting it all together”, that was held this past August?  Did it interest you but the dates or times just not work?  Would you be willing to watch a recording of […]

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Tags: Grazing · Management · Parasites

West Ohio Grazing School

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

As corn and soybean prices continue to rise, feeding livestock economically is becoming a challenge. Many farmers in Ohio are gaining interest in grazing livestock to reduce feed costs and spend less time making hay. Management intensive grazing is a proven way to improve feed efficiency and decrease feed costs. Typical open grazing allows animals […]

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PASTURES, PARASITES AND RISK MANAGEMENT

May 10th, 2010 · No Comments

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Athens County and Buckeye Hills EERA May through early June is generally a time of good pasture growth and corresponding livestock production.  However, if you are grazing sheep and goats this is the time of year that needs careful consideration in regards to internal parasites, in particular Haemonchus contortus, the barber […]

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ASI Profile Series Segment on Targeted Grazing Airs

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Targeted grazing utilizing sheep will be showcased by the award-winning television series, The Profiles Series. The show will air on the Discovery Channel on Monday, Nov. 30, at 7 a.m. EST and PST. Narrated by Lou Gosset Jr., the episode will be aired in 80 million television households. This project took life with the funding […]

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GLCI NATIONAL CONFERENCE DECEMBER 13-16

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Tim Fine, Extension Program Assistant, Miami County The Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI) will be holding their annual conference on December 13-16 in Reno, Nevada.  For more information about the conference, including agenda and registration information, visit http://www.glci.org.

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GRAZING CORN RESIDUE

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Jeff McCutcheon, Extension Educator ANR, Morrow County To survive the current feed economy livestock producers need to graze their livestock as long as they can.  Every day livestock are meeting their nutritional needs through grazing they are being fed as economically as possible.  Typically cattle producers utilize corn residue as a feed source but, in […]

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Tags: Grazing · Nutrition

DODDER (Cuscuta spp.) REARS ITS UGLY HEAD IN WESTERN OHIO IN 2009

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Joy Aufderhaar, Agriculture Program Assistant, OSU Extension Shelby County and Roger Bender, Shelby County Extension Educator, ANR As you looked across your pasture and hay fields this past September you may have noticed not only were the surrounding trees turning fall colors but your red clover and alfalfa were also showing colors of fall? But […]

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August 31st, 2009 · No Comments

PARASITE MANAGEMENT FOR SMALL RUMINANTS BEGINS…IN THE FALL? Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Athens County The biggest enemy of pasture based sheep and goat production has got to be internal parasites and especially, Haemonchus contortus, or barber pole worm.  Its incredible reproductive capacity, an adult female can lay up to 5000 eggs/day, combined with the fact […]

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JULY GRAZING COUNCIL MEETING

July 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Rory Lewandowski, Athens County Extension Educator An Athens area grazing council meeting/pasture walk is scheduled for Thursday, July 23 beginning at 6:30 pm. The meeting will be hosted by Curt Cline at a Meigs County property he plans to develop into a grazing system. The land currently has no fence or water and has been […]

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OATS, PLANTED LATE, CONTINUE TO BE OUR MOST DEPENDABLE FORAGE?!?!

July 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Curt Stivison, Fairfield SWCD Engineering Technician and Stan Smith, Program Assistant, OSU Extension Fairfield County Most know that for the past seven years, we’ve spent much time in Fairfield County investigating the virtues of oats as an annual forage when they are planted during mid to late summer, or even into early fall. While we’ve […]

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Tags: Economics · Grazing · Management