Nutrition & Feed
advances in feed and food production. Aquaculture is one tool that provides a high-quality, inexpensive, ...
Nuisance Bird Economics, Prevention, and Control for Livestock Farms
spread disease through droppings and pose health risks to livestock and humans. Feed loss ... excess of $8,000/year. Health losses and disease risk can increase this loss. Health and disease ... cryptococcidia, and histoplamosis. These diseases reduce cow health and intestinal health and increase risk of ...
(P) levels should be between 25 and 50 parts per million (ppm). The Mehlich III soil test P levels ... should be between 40 and 79 ppm. The recommended rate of potash is based upon the soil test level in ... ppm, the cation exchange capacity, and yield goal. If lime is required and the Bray P1 soil test value ...
Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops
approach $125 to 150/cow annually. To best capture the nutrients, manure should be incorporated during ... capture more of the manure nutrients, especially the nitrogen, and to also prevent soil erosion. Another ... program, be sure to work with your Soil and Water Conservation District to be certain your cover crop ...
Assessing Milk Price and Risk Management for 2023
make sure we are assessing what the 2023 milk price may be and how to manage the risk of a milk price ... to produce feed. This makes it very important to manage the milk price risk for 2023. The September ... common risk management tools used in Ohio are the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program and the Dairy ...
Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer
6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is 30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for ... grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils ... moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should ...
Zhenhao (Leo) Guan
Zhenhao (Leo) Guan Research Assistant II email@example.com Soil and Bioenergy ...
Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices
protein and energy ingredients. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index ...
Forage Planting – How to Do It Well
Soil phosphorus should be at least 20 ppm for grasses and 30 ppm for legumes, while minimum soil ... potassium should be 100 ppm for sandy soils less than 5 cation exchange capacity (CEC) or 120 ppm on all ... overwork the soil. Too much tillage depletes moisture and increases the risk of surface crusting. Firm the ...
Use 2022 Profitability As a Catalyst for Retirement Savings
retirement benefits is based on your 35 highest years of earnings. If you pay in at the minimum level, your ... social security retirement will be minimal. In high profitability years, managers should maximize the ... wages or profit that is subject to social security tax (to help with 35 high year average). According to ...