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  1. 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 ...

  2. Current 2024 US Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-1/current-2024-us-dairy-outlook

    amount of milk, a $9.50 margin in tier one will still be a good risk management strategy. There are a lot ... milk fat provide a great value, adding about $1.50/cwt to the statistically uniform price for farmers ... record low milk-to-feed margins and record high dairy margin coverage (DMC) payments. The milk to feed ...

  3. Corn Silage Ear Rot and Foliar Disease Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-4/corn-silage-ear-rot-and-foliar-disease-management

    a high disease pressure with DON levels as high as 17.9 ppm in one hybrid and 30.3 ppm in the other ... leaf spot is favored by warm temperatures between 70 and 90°F and high relative humidity. Northern corn ... nutritionists encouraging levels below 1 ppm in corn utilized in the lactating ration. Fungicides may have the ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. New Faculty Member in Animal Welfare

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-1/new-faculty-member-animal-welfare

    risks in the future. Additionally, I am committed to raising awareness and knowledge about food animal ...

  7. Dairy Judging Team Update

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-1/dairy-judging-team-update

    below (left to right); Bonnie Ayars (coach), Cole Pond, Lindsay Davis, Rachel Sherman (10 th high ... individual), Grant DeBruin (11 th high individual), and Brady McCumons. For each, there were moments of ...

  8. Being a Naturalist in the 21st Century: Perspectives from the Field

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/being-naturalist-21st-century-perspectives-field

    to bridge the gap between nature and mental health. She demonstrates a profound commitment to ...

  9. Who is the New Guy?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-1/who-new-guy

    I grew up like many other farm kids – I spent a lot of time playing sports and showing cattle. After high ... know the area. Both being from the high plains, we’re really enjoying the rolling hills and beautiful ...

  10. Feed Market Outlook: Tight Cattle Supply Continues to Hold Cull Cow Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/feed-market-outlook-tight-cattle-supply-continues

    Development Economics, The Ohio State University Feeder Cattle Price Reached an All-Time High in September ... 2023 The feeder cattle price is at a historic high, and the price rally is expected to continue through ... livestock commodities and the Bloomberg (Bberg) index. Clearly, the cattle-related prices show a remarkable ...

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