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Manure application on double-crop soybeans

By Glen Arnold, CCA, Ohio State University Extension Wheat fields will be harvested in Ohio soon and some farmers will plant double-crop soybeans. In recent years there has been more interest from livestock producers in applying manure to newly planted soybeans to provide moisture to help get the crop to …

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The importance of beef exports

By John F. Grimes, Ohio State University Extension Beef Coordinator The subject of trade seems to be a daily topic in the national and agricultural media in recent weeks. The President appears to be determined to create an environment for “fairer” trade between the U.S. and many of our trading …

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Livestock handling safety

By Kent McGuire, Ohio State University Ag Safety and Health Coordinator There are many activities during the summer that involve working with livestock. No matter if you are moving animals to different pastures, providing veterinary care, or youth working with 4-H animals for the fair, safety should be a priority …

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Pork 509 to focus on pork quality

On Friday, June 29th, the Ohio Pork Council and The Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences are hosting ‘Pork 509’ – a seminar to discuss pork quality. Throughout the seminar, faculty at the OSU Department of Animal Sciences will host informational sessions regarding welfare, genetics, meat quality, processing characteristics …

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