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  1. Keep Forage Nitrate Toxicity in Mind This Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/keep-forage-nitrate-toxicity-mind-year

    away. We have had multiple reports of high nitrate levels this year. The first reports of high nitrate ... reports of dangerously high nitrate levels in millet hay with the recently dry weather.  Producers have ... the results. Table 1: Interpretation of nitrate forage test results. ppm NO 3 (DM) Percent NO 3 ppm NO ...

  2. Assessing Forage Stands and Winter Damage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/assessing-forage-stands-and-winter-damage

    a common form of winter damage seen in the field. This is a more common problem in heavier clay soils and ... poorly draining soils. Warmer temperatures occurring sporadically in February and March, followed by ... enough level that plants may not survive into May. Plants that experience heaving and survive are more ...

  3. Dairy Sustainability – The Jargon, the Dairy Story, and the Opportunity (Part I)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/dairy-sustainability-%E2%80%93-jargon-dairy-story-and

    prove to be more difficult and will most certainly require soil carbon sequestration or alternative ... digestion reduces the greenhouse gas emissions from manure by 50%. Solid separation technologies can also ... on dairy cow manure! Reduced and no-till cropping practices have improved soil carbon sequestration. ...

  4. Pastures For Profit- Course 3

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/pastures-profit-course-3

    6:30-9:00pm Course 3: Saturday, April 27- 9:00am-Noon Course fee: $50 The Ohio State University Extension- ... soil fertility and forage growth meeting your animals’ needs water quality paddock design year round ...

  5. Pastures For Profit- Course 2

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/pastures-profit-course-2

    6:30-9:00pm Course 3: Saturday, April 27- 9:00am-Noon Course fee: $50 The Ohio State University Extension- ... soil fertility and forage growth meeting your animals’ needs water quality paddock design year round ...

  6. Pasture For Profit- Course 1

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/pasture-profit-course-1

    6:30-9:00pm Course 3: Saturday, April 27- 9:00am-Noon Course fee: $50 The Ohio State University Extension- ... soil fertility and forage growth meeting your animals’ needs water quality paddock design year round ...

  7. Disease Prevention: Making the Most of Your Spring (and every day) Cleaning Practices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/disease-prevention-making-most-your-spring-and-every

    heavily soiled areas; however, these should be used with caution. Some pathogens, like Salmonella, can be ... form biofilms within 48 hours. Currently, very few disinfectants have been tested to determine their ... a disinfectant has been tested against in the lab and found effective. Double check to make sure the ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    50%. The cost of NE L is about 55% lower than the 5-year average ($0.09/MCal). However, the cost of ... primarily energy to the ration. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was ...

  9. Beware Of The Chair, Don't Stay Parked In It All Day

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/beware-chair-dont-stay-parked-it-all-day

    a long flight from the lower-level parking lot to the building, then a couple more sets inside the ... of your chair.” Three hours of sitting in a day can increase our risk for heart disease by 30 ... percent. In the workplace, Melnyk urges companies to cut 60-minute meetings to 45 or 50 minutes. “Yes, you ...

  10. 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 ...

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