Fertilizing Perennial Forages on 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 ...
Feeding for 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); ...
Animal Science High School Instructor
Lancaster High School is looking for an Animal Science Instructor for next school year ...
Distinguished Senior Spotlight: Cassidy Brozovich
fact about her is that she was once an avid percussionist, playing the drums until the end of high ...
Ohio State University Extension Small Farm Program announces the 2020 Ohio New and Small Farm Colleges
participants will receive a notebook (per each $150 registration) of all resource materials, a soil test ... week. This class will be limited to the First 50 registrations. The cost of the course is $150 per ...
Using Dairy Manure with Newly Planted Crops
did not produce reasonable ears of grain. Leaving manure on the soil surface will not capture as much ... the soil surface and keep it off the leaves of the wheat plants. ...
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, ...
New Study Will Track Ways to Cut Runoff from Elevated Phosphorus Fields
phosphorus field requires soil test results, and those aren’t public information; they’re often kept only ... than their crops can use. Called “elevated phosphorus fields,” such fields may be at higher risk of ... hopes to learn about those fields and lower that risk by creating new public-private partnerships. Led ...
Farm Bill Could Help Farmers Weather Low Milk, Other Commodity Prices
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dairy farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed ... farmers will pay lower premiums for a federal program that provides them payments when the margin between ... milk prices and feed costs dips below a certain level set by the government. The top level of coverage ...
Dig into soil health at Feb. 14 workshop
on how to test your soil. “Soil testing provides a window into the soil, revealing if a plant is ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The workshop, called “Digging Into Soil Health: What Tests ... CFAES’ Soil Balancing Research Team, who plan to share details on testing the soil and on ways to improve ...