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  1. 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 ...

  2. Box Tree (Boxwood) Moth: New Detection, What to Look For, and Management

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/box-tree-boxwood-moth-new-detection-what-look-and-management

    Significant differences in BTM host suitability between boxwoods have been observed in other BTM infestations ...

  3. Next Year’s Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Success Starts Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/next-year%E2%80%99s-winter-annual-cereal-grain-forage

    than the other three for hay. Barley CP stays higher even as the crop matures with similar CP levels at ... and a top location average for triticale at 5 tons/acre. In this study, 50 lb/acre of spring nitrogen ... 1.37 d 11.11 bc 50.4 d 69.5 a Hybrid Rye 10.5 1.85 bcd 9.28 d 65.9 a 56.9 ef Rye 10.0 1.92 bcd 10.89 bc ...

  4. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    contamination of corn silage and high moisture corn with many nutritionists encouraging levels below 1 ppm in ... with DON levels as high as 17.9 ppm in one hybrid and 30.3 ppm in the other hybrid. Again, fungicide ... by at least 50%. The trial was then expanded the second year, which was a high disease pressure year ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    issue, with protein rising by nearly $0.50/lb. This issue, the Class III future for October is ... estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing ...

  6. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    is highly unlikely. The critical phosphorus soil test level for corn and soybean is 20 ppm and 30 ppm ... soil test value is above the critical level, added fertilizer is not expected to increase the yield of ... the upcoming crop. When soil test values are above the critical level, the chance of a yield response ...

  7. Corn Silage Price, Processing, Performance, and Preparation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-4/corn-silage-price-processing-performance-and

    $0.50 to 1.50/ton, storage shrink at $4 to 8/ton, and feed out cost of $0.60 to 2.00/ton. Final in ... University Extension A high-performance football coach knows, the work is done in the weight room and ... practice. The farmers weight room work out of having quality corn silage starts with prepping the soil ...

  8. Dairy Outlook: September 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/dairy-outlook-september-2023

    down 9 lb from July 2022. Very high temperatures and dry weather are the primary factors in reduced ...

  9. Soil Information and Resources

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/dealing-urban-soils

    soil testing.  If you need your soil tested, please click the link below to proceed to an article with ... instructions on how to collect soil samples, as well as where to get your soil tested.   Soil Testing for Ohio ... Soil Resources The Extension office in Hamilton County does not have equipment or staff to conduct ...

  10. School Gardens

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/school-enrichment/school-gardens

    middle/high school youths. The curriculum helps develop life skills, includes career exploration, and ... levels.  For more information about Go Plants! contact  Claire Linepensel.   ...

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