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  1. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    test P exceeds the agronomic level of 50 ppm, there is increased  potential of P losses into streams ... Many dairy farms have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. When soil ... harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always guide what nutrients to apply and how ...

  2. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    contamination of corn silage and high moisture corn with many nutritionists encouraging levels below 1 ppm in ... with DON levels as high as 17.9 ppm in one hybrid and 30.3 ppm in the other hybrid. Again, fungicide ... by at least 50%. The trial was then expanded the second year, which was a high disease pressure year ...

  3. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is ... much tillage depletes soil moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint ... and clovers should have a pH of 6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is ...

  4. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    University Extension We have experienced high temperatures and uncomfortable humidity recently. These ... people.  Depending upon their level of production, temperatures as low as 65 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit can ... cause stress.  The table below shows the effects of the temperature-humidity index (THI) on dairy cattle ...

  5. WELCOME BACK BUCKEYES with WELCOME DAYS 2022!

    https://woostercampuslife.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/august-15-21-2022/welcome-back-buckeyes-welcome-days-2022

    Convocation Although the Community & Involvement is not required it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED from 2:30-4:00 ...

  6. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/annual-winter-forage-following-wheat-harvest

    costs, improved soil health, and grazing offers higher nutrient values when compared to harvested and ... ryegrass can be planted in late summer to produce a high-quality forage in late fall to early winter. Sudan ... dormant. This allows for late fall and early winter grazing. Annual legume crops offer high nutritional ...

  7. Introduction to Microaggressions: Small Actions That Have a Big Impact

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/introduction-microaggressions-small-actions-have-big-impact-0

    real-life scenarios. Finally, participants will be provided with strategies for responding to being called ...

  8. Summer Mastitis – Insights on cause, signs, and prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/summer-mastitis-%E2%80%93-insights-cause-signs-and

    risk factors. Signs and Symptoms Summer mastitis is a severe form of mastitis, causing udder damage ... with cows presenting high temperature and toxemia. Infected quarters become swollen, hard to touch, and ... irritability (as large numbers of flies often group around the udder, causing cows to kick frequently), high ...

  9. Bystander Intervention: Practicing Intervention Strategies

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/bystander-intervention-practicing-intervention-strategies

    Participants will practice what they have learned using real-life scenarios. After attending in this program ...

  10. July 20 webinar focuses on long-term impact on farm operations

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/july-20-webinar-focuses-long-term-impact-farm-operations

    long-term care risks during a July 20 webinar offered by an agricultural law specialist from The Ohio State ... withstand the outlier scenario where many years are spent in a nursing home. As such, the webinar will ... them mitigate long-term care risks. Additionally, the webinar will offer strategies used by attorneys ...

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