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  1. Chow Line: Treat agave nectar as an added sugar (for 4/10/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-treat-agave-nectar-added-sugar-41011

    quickly raise blood sugar to high levels ("high-glycemic" foods) also provoke the release of ... high levels of insulin, because insulin is needed to get sugar from the bloodstream and into cells ... where it can be used for energy. Chronically high levels of insulin release are associated with insulin ...

  2. Short-Season Forages for Late Summer Planting on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/short-season-forages-late-summer-planting-dairy

    Ohio State University Short-season forages planted in late summer can be sources of highly digestible ... silage are possible if planted in late July to early August. Harvesting between late boot, or early ... alfalfa, but it is a very acceptable feed. Spring triticale is biotype of the hybrid cross between cereal ...

  3. Calf Behavior and Bedding Materials

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-5/calf-behavior-and-bedding-materials

    surface of the bedding.  Ammonia levels above 5 ppm at the calf nose level are harmful. Bedding material ... hr/day from 50 to 56 days of age.  Group housing systems must provide adequate space to enable all the ...

  4. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    though, keep in mind that the soil should be firm enough to support equipment. Compaction damage has ... in those short windows of opportunity between rains, and hopefully avoid overly mature stored ... evening. Proper dry matter content for haylage ranges from 30 to 50% (50 to 70% moisture), depending on the ...

  5. Look to Soil Tests, Not Yields When Making Fertilizer Applications

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/look-soil-tests-not-yields-when-making-fertilizer-applications

    and your soil tests are hovering at or below critical levels. This year just means that with the ... a savings. For those whose soil tests are close to critical levels, don't assume you can get away with ... Specialists recommend that growers supplement potassium or phosphorus when soil tests show low levels. When ...

  6. Growers to See Changes in Nitrogen Application Recommendations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/growers-see-changes-nitrogen-application-recommendations

    use the high side of the rate range. If they are more willing to accept risk, they can use a lower ... system assumes the soil is a blank medium and devoid of natural nitrogen. We know that's not ... said Robert Mullen, an Ohio State University soil scientist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and ...

  7. Summer of: Cicadas Art Project

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/summer-cicadas

    5 and in kindergarten to 8 and in second grade. Members- any youth between 8 and in third grade to high ... 6 venues between July and November. 5.) Projects must be received at the OSU Extension, Hamilton County ... one project. The first submission will be the only project considered. Cloverbuds- any youth between ...

  8. Summer of: Cicadas

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/events/summer-cicadas

    5 and in kindergarten to 8 and in second grade. Members- any youth between 8 and in third grade to high ... 6 venues between July and November. 5.) Projects must be received at the OSU Extension, Hamilton County ... one project. The first submission will be the only project considered. Cloverbuds- any youth between ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    $16.50/cwt, followed by a slight increase to $16.66/cwt in September. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... were this time last year. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was ...

  10. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    risk under high nitrogen conditions and if the summer becomes very dry. Ensiling reduces risk of both ... http://www.forages.psu.edu/topics/species_variety_trials/species/brassica/index.html. Seeding Rates and Mixtures Plant high quality seed of a known variety, which will ensure high ... https://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/forage2008/table16.asp Kentucky: http://forages.ca.uky.edu/variety_trials (see Annual Grass Report) Soil temperatures ...

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