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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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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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Tags: Breeding/Reproduction · Events · Grazing · Health · Management · Nutrition · Presentations

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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Sheep Nutrition Sessions Available

January 4th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Were you interested in the sheep nutrition topics presented at the 2011 Buckeye Shepherds Symposium but could not attend? Did you attend and wish you could remember something that was said? Well, you are partially in luck.  We did manage to get two of the breakout sessions recorded and they are now available for you […]

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2011 – Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium Programming to concentrate on Small Ruminant Nutrition

September 30th, 2011 · No Comments

The 2011 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium will concentrate on “Small Ruminant (Sheep and Goat) Nutrition”. This year’s annual event will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI), Skou Hall, 1328 Dover Rd., Wooster, OH 44691. With the diversity of the sheep and goat industry, we have made this an intense […]

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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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Spring Pasture Management

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Mark Landefeld, Extension Educator, Monroe County The time of year is quickly approaching when keeping pasture plants in a vegetative state is probably the hardest for forage producers. Managing pasture growth early in the growing season is important to maintain high quality and high quantity forage production throughout the spring, summer and fall. A “spring […]

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Uses for Pasture Measurements

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Jeff McCutcheon, Knox County Extension Educator It is amazing that graziers say their focus is on the forage but they don’t measure it. Most graziers use measurements related to animal production, like the reading from the bulk tank or the weight of animals on the auction sale receipt. These are good items to keep track […]

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Tags: Economics · Grazing · Management · Nutrition

Appalachian Grazing Conference

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Tim Fine, Miami County Program Assistant The 2009 Appalachian Grazing Conference will be held at the Lakeview Resort in Morgantown, West Virginia on March 6&7. For more information and registration details, log onto http://www.wvca.us/grazing_conference. Log on and get registered soon as the reduced lodging rate of only $76.00/single occupancy coupled with the conference registration of […]

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