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  1. Assessing Forage Stands and Winter Damage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/assessing-forage-stands-and-winter-damage

    a common form of winter damage seen in the field. This is a more common problem in heavier clay soils and ... poorly draining soils. Warmer temperatures occurring sporadically in February and March, followed by ... enough level that plants may not survive into May. Plants that experience heaving and survive are more ...

  2. Dairy Sustainability – The Jargon, the Dairy Story, and the Opportunity (Part I)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/dairy-sustainability-%E2%80%93-jargon-dairy-story-and

    prove to be more difficult and will most certainly require soil carbon sequestration or alternative ... digestion reduces the greenhouse gas emissions from manure by 50%. Solid separation technologies can also ... on dairy cow manure! Reduced and no-till cropping practices have improved soil carbon sequestration. ...

  3. Protecting pollinators

    https://extension.osu.edu/node/4488

    Read More bumble bees on flower Furry, fuzzy bumble bees are the teddy bears of the bee world. Learn how you can help protect these important pollinators. ...

  4. Disease Prevention: Making the Most of Your Spring (and every day) Cleaning Practices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/disease-prevention-making-most-your-spring-and-every

    heavily soiled areas; however, these should be used with caution. Some pathogens, like Salmonella, can be ... form biofilms within 48 hours. Currently, very few disinfectants have been tested to determine their ... a disinfectant has been tested against in the lab and found effective. Double check to make sure the ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    50%. The cost of NE L is about 55% lower than the 5-year average ($0.09/MCal). However, the cost of ... primarily energy to the ration. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was ...

  6. Agriculture Innovation Center to support value-added agriculture in Northeast Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/agriculture-innovation-center-support-value-added-agriculture-in-northeast-ohio

    Innovation Center Program. “Northeast Ohio is a great agricultural region with rich prime soils and is home ... small and medium farms in Ohio,” said Shoshanah Inwood, CFAES program director and rural sociologist. ... Program. As the first Ohio senator to serve on the Senate Agriculture Committee in more than 50 years, he ...

  7. Using Dairy Manure with Newly Planted Corn and Soybeans

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/using-dairy-manure-newly-planted-corn-and-soybeans

    adding moisture to the soil that can enhance crop germination and emergence, especially if the weather ... soybeans. The seed is protected by an inch or more of soil. In university research, the application of ... scouring the soil surface and burying small corn plants or further burying seeds. Fields that are spring ...

  8. Farm to Table: OSU Extension Launches Online Food Business Central

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/farm-table-osu-extension-launches-online-food-business-central

    Central Extension Risk Management Education through the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture ... to develop resources that help farmers and ranchers effectively manage risk in their operations. The ...

  9. Bedtime or go time? Observing what animals do during a total solar eclipse

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/bedtime-or-go-time-observing-what-animals-do-during-total-solar-eclipse

    normal day?” Similarly, the species selection allows for a comparison between red-crowned cranes from ... Columbus Zoo, said this study is a natural extension of the long-term partnership between the institutions. ...

  10. Problem Solving in the Backyard Garden: Insects, Diseases, Deer, Oh My!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/problem-solving-backyard-garden-insects-diseases-deer-oh-my

    6:00-7:00 pm  - From the Ground Up: Taking Care of Your Soil So It Takes Care of You- Fairfield County ...

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