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  1. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/h2ohio-cover-crop-usage

    reduction. Those practices are soil testing, variable-rate fertilization, subsurface nutrient application, ...     NRCS Appendix A, including seed quality and testing requirements. 3. Seed mix must include a minimum of 50% of ... hand-in-hand with several of the BMP’s that H2Ohio uses, allowing for higher levels of control of the nutrient ...

  2. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is 30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for ... grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils ... moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should ...

  3. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    up the population achieve some level of immunity which ultimately stops the spread. How do you get ... herd) has some level of immunity to a virus. This means if someone who didn’t have enough immunity ... COVID-19 is through vaccination. The current COVID-19 vaccines have been shown to be as high as 94% ...

  4. Livestock Medication Records: Are They Really Necessary?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/livestock-medication-records-are-they-really

    attending the session stood up and described to the group what happened when he had an animal test positive ... tests positive for a drug residue violation in meat, milk, and eggs.  Remember, these are food producing ... use of livestock medications in the United States and establishes tolerance levels for residues in ...

  5. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    University Milk Prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for August and September were at $16.50 ... Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% protein. ...

  6. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-1

    same protocol is followed every time there is a sick calf. Reducing the risk for antibiotic resistance ...

  7. 2022 Overholt Drainage School

    https://fabe.osu.edu/events/2022-overholt-drainage-school

    Drainage design and installation Drainage design software Soils basics and topographic investigation • GPS ...

  8. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    cows, forage with NDFD levels of 50% are usually acceptable, and levels as low as 40% NDFD could ... having NDFD levels as low as 35 to 40% with high NDF levels are acceptable for dry cows or beef cattle ... should be harvested between 40 to 60 days (30 to 50 inches tall) for lactating dairy cows. Harvesting ...

  9. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    tank parameters. Parameter Low Medium High Bulk tank SCC (cells/mL) <200,000 200,000- 400,000 ... the farm level. Therefore, listed below are key points expanded from the National Mastitis Council ... control program to improve milk quality at the herd level: Point #1: Establishment of goals for udder ...

  10. Mysterious Illness Affecting Ohio Birds Update

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/mysterious-illness-affecting-ohio-birds-update

    info: Still no cause determined, but testing is not over yet. USGS and the ODNR’s recommendation ... songbirds, but also raptors and poultry. In brief-  still no conclusions, testing is ongoing, stop feeding ... http://bygl.osu.edu/index.php/node/1808 If you have trouble viewing this email or for more BYGL articles visit http://bygl.osu.edu ...

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