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  1. 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 ...

  2. Establishing Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-2/establishing-alfalfa

    (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 ...

  3. Scholarships and Financial Aid

    https://fabe.osu.edu/future-students/scholarships-and-financial-aid

    preference to students enrolled in an engineering major, who graduated from an Ohio high school, have ... demonstrated financial need, and will be pursuing a study abroad experience in countries with medium or low ... Human Development Index values per the United Nations Development Programs criteria.  Homer W. Joehlin ...

  4. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    though, keep in mind that the soil should be firm enough to support equipment. Compaction damage has ... in those short windows of opportunity between rains, and hopefully avoid overly mature stored ... evening. Proper dry matter content for haylage ranges from 30 to 50% (50 to 70% moisture), depending on the ...

  5. $50,000 in Prizes to Vaccinated Students, Faculty & Staff

    https://woostercampuslife.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/buckeye-buzz/august-16-22-2021-august-9-15-2021-august-2-8-2021-july-26-aug-1-2021-july-0

    To support the health of the Ohio State community, the university will be awarding $50,000 in ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    $16.50/cwt, followed by a slight increase to $16.66/cwt in September. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... were this time last year. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    silo 60-65 Upright oxygen-eliminating silo 50-60 Bunker 65-68 Bag 62-68 Chop height is another factor ... to consider when harvesting. Average height of chop is between 7 and 18 inches and can alter the ... that you need to juggle. Knowing the knowledge and tools to make high quality feed not only sets YOU up ...

  9. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    cattle, there is a moderate to high correlation between heritability of growth traits and their genetic ... primiparous and 5.8% in multiparous), breeding program (timed-AI versus estrus detection), and high milk ... yield. It has been shown that high milk producing cows have reduced blood progesterone due to increased ...

  10. Community & Involvement Fair- Registration Deadline Aug. 3!

    https://woostercampuslife.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/buckeye-buzz/august-2-8-2021-july-26-aug-1-2021/community-involvement-fair-registration

     In the case of rain, the event will be moved indoors to the lower level of Skou Hall near Café ...

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