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  1. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/h2ohio-cover-crop-usage

    reduction. Those practices are soil testing, variable-rate fertilization, subsurface nutrient application, ...     NRCS Appendix A, including seed quality and testing requirements. 3. Seed mix must include a minimum of 50% of ... hand-in-hand with several of the BMP’s that H2Ohio uses, allowing for higher levels of control of the nutrient ...

  2. Winter Dairy Webinar Recordings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/winter-dairy-webinar-recordings

    and can be viewed at your convenience on YouTube at the following links.    Dairy Risk Management ... Programs for 2022: Dairy Margin Coverage and Dairy Revenue Protection Risk management is critical to any ... farm operation. There are two USDA subsidized programs available to dairy farmers to help manage risk ...

  3. Over-the-Counter Antibiotics Will Require Veterinary Oversight (Rx) Beginning in June of 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/over-counter-antibiotics-will-require-veterinary

    medicine: “critically important,” “highly important,” or “important.” The FDA considers all antimicrobial ... antimicrobial use at the herd or flock level. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! Look for more ...

  4. Alternative Forages – What are they really?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/alternative-forages-%E2%80%93-what-are-they-really

    of beans to be put in, the benefits would be twofold – the cover crop would prevent soil erosion and ... crops may only be in preventing soil erosion if harvest interferes too greatly with other full-season ...

  5. Whole Cow’s Milk to Aid in Infant Formula Shortage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/whole-cow%E2%80%99s-milk-aid-infant-formula-shortage

    the risk of food allergy. If your family has a history of food allergies, talk to your pediatrician ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    May to $23.50/cwt as we approach summer. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in ... may be higher than in previous issues, the Cow-Jones Index is fairing well. To estimate profitability ... at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ...

  7. EPN Breakfast June 14

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/epn-breakfast-june-14

    the Alum Creek Multi-Use Trail, drawing connections between these seeds, the arts, the sciences, and ...

  8. USDA Releases March Dairy Report

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/usda-releases-march-dairy-report

    production per cow in January 2022 was 15 lb less than the January 2021 production level.  USDA ERS reports ... that high input prices, increased feed costs, and corn silage quality issues likely contributed to ... because of relatively high domestic and international prices.  The 2022 prices are forecast at: $21.65/cwt ...

  9. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    phosphorus should be at least 15 ppm for grasses and 25 ppm for legumes, while minimum soil potassium in ppm ... weed-free. Don’t overwork the soil. Too much tillage depletes moisture and increases the risk of surface ... a good window of opportunity when soils are dry enough. The outlook for this spring is for planting ...

  10. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    cows, forage with NDFD levels of 50% are usually acceptable, and levels as low as 40% NDFD could ... having NDFD levels as low as 35 to 40% with high NDF levels are acceptable for dry cows or beef cattle ... should be harvested between 40 to 60 days (30 to 50 inches tall) for lactating dairy cows. Harvesting ...

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