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  1. Feeding and Nutrition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/feeding-and-nutrition

    National Forage Testing Association Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, NRC, 2001 U.S. Grains Council ... Water Mineral Intake with DCAD (MS Excel File) Water Testing Where to Have Your Water Tested Other Feed ...

  2. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    greatest potential risk of high ash forages is ruminal or abomasal impaction. The soil particles that the ... concentrations decrease as plants mature and is greater in forages grown in soils that contain high ... magnesium should be fed in that situation. High potassium forages also increases the risk of milk fever when ...

  3. Establishing Alfalfa and Weed Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-2/establishing-alfalfa-and-weed-management

    be between 25 and 50 ppm. The Mehlich III soil test P concentrations 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 for phosphorus is below 25 ppm ...

  4. DIBS

    https://dairy.osu.edu/dibs

    Financial Management     Dairy Revenue Protection: A Risk Management Tool  (#45-20)   Financial Resources ... Cash is Short: The High Cost of Employee Turnover (DIB # 18-15; December 2015)   Non-Cash Compensation ...

  5. Soil Testing

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-testing-field-and-crop

    F or a video on how to obtain a soil sample, please click here. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, ... Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens Lawn & Garden Soil Test Form  (For Lawn & Garden or ... small scale horticulture production, less than 1 acre) Field & Crop Soil Test Form  (For ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    average. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US ...

  7. Fertility Management of Meadows and Pastures

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/fertility-management-meadows-and-pastures

    from legumes. For good yields of forage, soil P levels need to be maintained at 15 to 25 ppm (30 to 50 ... lb/acre). Potassium soil levels should be 125 to 200 ppm (250 to 400 lb/acre). On many livestock farms that ... commercial fertilizer application will not affect crop yields. Soil P levels of over 35 ppm and K levels of ...

  8. 2022 Darke County 4-H Youth Development Calendar

    https://darke.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/2022-darke-county-4-h-youth-development-calendar

    calendar for Volunteer Updates, New 4-H Volunteer Orientation, Quality Assurance Test-Out, Quality ...

  9. USDA Economic Research Service Dairy Outlook: January 2022

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-1/usda-economic-research-service-dairy-outlook-january

    (https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/outlooks/103066/ldp-m-331.pdf?v=2330.5) indicates cautious optimism in the dairy industry for 2022.  However, continuing high input prices ...

  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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