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  1. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    6.0 or above. The minimum or critical soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is 30 ppm Mehlich-3 and ... for grasses 20 ppm Mehlich-3. The critical soil potassium level is 120 ppm for most of our soils ... increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should be firm enough ...

  2. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    to 13 mg/kg (ppm) Cu, 35 to 40 ppm Mn, and 40 to 50 ppm Zn. Supplemental Se should be fed at 0.3 ppm ... P concentrations greater than those levels but that P is inexpensive. Magnesium is almost always deficient in basal ... Mg absorption, increasing the risk of deficiency. In most situations, diets with 0.20 to 0.25% Mg is ...

  3. Assessing Wheat Crop Grain Versus Forage Economics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-2/assessing-wheat-crop-grain-versus-forage-economics

    vulnerable to stresses by the weather and soil conditions during the winter and early spring.  March is often ... were 2015 (67 bu/ac) and 2019 (56 bu/ac).  According to Ohio Wheat Performance Test growing season ... and above average precipitation.  High yields in 2016 (80 bu/ac) related to above average temperatures ...

  4. Master Gardener Volunteers

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers

    information about state-level Master Gardener Volunteer programs and activities is available at ... an eight-week class, and complete 50 hours of volunteer activity. ...

  5. Dairy Margin Coverage 2023 Deadline Is Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/dairy-margin-coverage-2023-deadline-fast-approaching

    the DMC feed cost falls below the selected protection level of $4.00-9.50/cwt. Now is the time to ... well above $9.50/cwt, margins fell below the $9.50/cwt level in August to $8.08/cwt and in September ... much more reasonable, with the $9.50/cwt coverage level costing $0.15 per cwt. With the current ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with ...

  7. Considering Dairy Farm Construction in 2023?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/considering-dairy-farm-construction-2023

    rates index dropped below 50 which is considered the required amount for construction to remain fully ... booked (an index above 50 represents an increase in billed architectural plans and below 50 a decrease ... of the same decisions will apply along with alley widths, the distance between cross-overs, and the ...

  8. Development of Living Skills Program

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/development-living-skills-program

    for families at risk for child abuse and/or neglect. The goal of the program is to build healthy ... families through teaching daily living skills to parents who are at-risk. Through the intensive in-home, ...

  9. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    with fungal infections is that they may bring high levels of mycotoxins into the feed, but ... practices for disease selecting a corn variety with high levels of disease resistance. At the time of ... concentrations in the ear. The ability to have high toxin level in the stalk means we will need to scout even ...

  10. USDA Dairy Report: March 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-2/usda-dairy-report-march-2023

    Margin Program, in January 2023, the spread between milk prices and feed costs ($7.94/cwt), narrowed ... pace, as represented in the table below. Restaurant Performance Index According to data from the ... Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) from the National Restaurant Association, product sales were strong in ...

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