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  1. Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

    https://butler.osu.edu/events/produce-safety-alliance-grower-training-course

    course will cover basic produce safety; worker health, hygiene, and training; soil amendments; wildlife, ... farm; how to identify microbial risks, practices that reduce risks; how to begin implementing produce ...

  2. Management of Dry Cows to Promote Udder Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/management-dry-cows-promote-udder-health

    2 weeks and the last 2 weeks have been shown to be high risk times for new IMI (Smith et al., 1985). These ... milk/colostrum in the gland. Therefore, preventive strategies that impact either or both of these high risk times ... present in lactation, 50.5% originated in the non-lactating period (Todhunter et al., 1995). Similarly, ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ...

  4. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    and an application of foliar fungicide to control oats crown rust. Usually the best scenario for ... the latest.  However, The typical recommendation is to plant oats between August 1 and 10 to maximize ... were harvested between 60 and 75 days after planting, with full head emergence. Figure 1 shows how ...

  5. Twin Row Corn Silage Research Plot Results

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-1/twin-row-corn-silage-research-plot-results

    a medium high population rating by Croplan. The Seed Consultant SC1082 with Maxim XL is a 112-day relative ... maturity hybrid with high ratings for grain quality and test weight. It also is ranked high for stress ... the plots planted at 50k seeds/ac in 30" rows. There was no difference between the plots of ...

  6. Controlling Feed Costs for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/controlling-feed-costs-dairy-cattle

    prices are likely to fall and feed prices remain high, the impacts can be overwhelming (Scenario ... dairy cattle has increased 5 to 30%. While this can strip away profitability when milk prices are high ... costs per hundredweight of milk, which generally should be < $4.50/cwt. However, the value of the ...

  7. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    areas around stored silage should be treated as confined spaces. Due to this risk of exposure, it is ... control or stop. Safety Around Machinery During silage harvest, there are risks of mechanical injuries ... and wagons. Also be sure any slow-moving vehicle (SMV) is equipped with a highly reflective SMV sign. ...

  8. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    a negligible level of cross-reactivity between M. avium and M. bovis antigens, suggesting that infection could ... caused by the intracellular pathogen Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP). MAP is a highly ... been shown that the subclinical stages of MAP were associated with decreased milk yield and higher risk ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ... CI Alfalfa Hay- 40 NDF 20 CP 150 RFV 210 263.233 225.063 301.403 289.744 251.574 327.914 Blood Meal, ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    May to $23.50/cwt as we approach summer. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in ... may be higher than in previous issues, the Cow-Jones Index is fairing well. To estimate profitability ... at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ...

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