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  1. Employee Training Resources for Animal Care in the Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-3/employee-training-resources-animal-care-dairy

    level of manual labor that was needed 30 years ago. While we could speculate how much manual labor on ...

  2. Precautions for Feeding Frosted and Drought-Stressed Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-5/precautions-feeding-frosted-and-drought-stressed

    Fertility can affect poisoning risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or in soils deficient in ... more risk. After frost damage, cyanide levels will likely be higher in fresh forage as compared with ... drought stress periods. Making hay does not reduce nitrate levels in the forage, but the hay can be tested ...

  3. Selenium Yeast for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/selenium-yeast-dairy-cattle

    supplemented with the maximum legal amount of Se (currently 0.3 ppm). The question is, "Should you use ... certain areas of Ohio, water can contain very high concentrations of sulfate. In an experiment conducted ... at OARDC, sulfate intake equivalent to drinking water with approximately 300 ppm sulfate-sulfur (900 ...

  4. $2M grant awards to fund two meaningful aquaculture projects

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/2m-grant-awards-fund-two-meaningful-aquaculture-projects

    national level over the past 20 years. This success can be attributed to the efforts of their aquaculture ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Feeding for Milk Components

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-2/feeding-milk-components

    starch, such as high moisture corn, Increasing concentrations of high-quality undegradable protein, ... means reducing inclusion rate of distiller grains which are usually high in sulfur). During 2023, the ... Stevenson. 2021. Review: Perspective on high-performing dairy cows and herds. Animal 15 (Suppl 1); ...

  7. USDA ERS Dairy Outlook: January 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/usda-ers-dairy-outlook-january-2023

    scenario will require budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation on a regular basis.  I encourage you to have ...

  8. Blueberries

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/fruits/blueberries

    Many of them are between 1 to 5 acres.  Due to high costs of labor, most of the blueberry farms in Ohio ... soil, good drainage, and an even supply of water.  It is important to do a soil test to determine soil ... pH, lime index, organic matter content and nutrient values.  Dr. Gao can help you review your soil ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    predicted at $20.50/cwt, with protein and butterfat prices at $2.67/lb and $3.15/lb respectively. This ... the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and ...

  10. Spring Hayfield Scouting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-2/spring-hayfield-scouting

    stand. So be sure to get down to ground level when scouting and observe those alfalfa crowns to see if field ... yield potential is still at or near 100%. When a field falls between 40 and 55 stems per square foot, ...

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