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  1. 2024 Dairy Hall of Service Recognition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/2024-dairy-hall-service-recognition

    excellence and to enhance their careers. On a personal level, Dave has always been a humble and caring ...

  2. Deputy Chief of Capital and Environmental Projects

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/1080

    ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all.” Our ... devices, proficiency testing and/or assessments may be used to determine if an applicant meets and is ...

  3. Eat This Earth Day! Ohio's Native Plants for Food

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/eat-earth-day-ohios-native-plants-food

    the top 50 science discoveries of 1990 by  Discover  magazine in their January 1991 issue) and the ... country to request proclamations from all 50 governors to make April 2023 Native Plant Month in every ...

  4. Current Dairy Industry Outlook and Dairy Margin Coverage Sign-Up

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/current-dairy-industry-outlook-and-dairy-margin

    2024 is projected to have margins above the $9.50/cwt level, many different domestic or international ... the first 5 million pounds of milk production history if producers enrolled at the $9.50/cwt margin ... level. Farms received 2 months of catastrophic payments when the margin fell below $4/cwt. Figure 1 shows ...

  5. US Dairy Herds and Policy and the 2022 Census of Agriculture

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/us-dairy-herds-and-policy-and-2022-census

    dairy herds over the last 50 years, the decline between the 2017 and 2022 Census of Agriculture was ... had 50-99 cows.  Another 11,942 farms had milk cows on December 31, 2022 but had not sold any milk ... farms.  Herds of 20-49 cows declined the most on a percentage basis, followed by herds of 50-99, 10-19, ...

  6. Why Do Cows Bunch?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/why-do-cows-bunch

    standing, splashes manure on the udder, and elevates stress hormones. These changes increase risk of ... is 150 cows or less. Automated milking dairy farms with all cows in same pen will observe more social ... outside airflow can create a micro-environment in pens that initiate cow bunching. High stocking density ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Safeguarding Your Herd: How Biosecurity Keeps Salmonella Dublin at Bay

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-1/safeguarding-your-herd-how-biosecurity-keeps

    a bacterial pathogen that presents a significant risk to both the dairy industry and human health. While there ... have the same biosecurity requirements. The level of biosecurity varies based on factors like herd ... are part of standard biosecurity procedures to reduce the risk of exposure to Salmonella and other ...

  10. 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. ...

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