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  1. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    this optimal balance between meeting crop nutrient requirements without over-application is highly ... addition, there are over 1.3 million acres of pastureland on nearly 39,000 farms (50% of all farms) in the ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    a dry matter basis. For lactating cows, forage with NDFD levels of 50% are usually acceptable, and ... between 40 to 60 days after planting (30 to 50 inches tall). Heifer diets could utilize this forage ... Forage having NDFD levels as low as 35 to 40% with high NDF levels are acceptable for dry cows or beef ...

  4. Restoring Streams and Wetlands- Final EPN Breakfast

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/restoring-streams-and-wetlands-final-epn-breakfast

    trainings, and collaborations among and between professional ecologists and engineers to create sustainable ...

  5. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    and an application of foliar fungicide to control oats crown rust. Usually the best scenario for ... the latest.  However, The typical recommendation is to plant oats between August 1 and 10 to maximize ... were harvested between 60 and 75 days after planting, with full head emergence. Figure 1 shows how ...

  6. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    facilities has been comparable to a year ago levels; however, for the week ending June 27, 2021, slaughter ... 50% of milk cow inventory, 64% of alfalfa acres, 36% of corn acres, and 31% of soybean acres were in ... 24,020 lb, a reduction of 45 lb from last month’s report.  Continued drought, high feed prices, and ...

  7. Compost Bedded Pack Dairy Barns in Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-1/compost-bedded-pack-dairy-barns-ohio

    high costs associated with transport of manure that is up to 90% water.  For dairy farms to remain ... were high with plenty of openings for good air movement. Some had fans for summer cooling. All farms ... for most barns, and at most times, except for two barns, the barns had high relative humidity in the ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

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

  9. Mysterious Illness Affecting Ohio Birds Update

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/mysterious-illness-affecting-ohio-birds-update

    info: Still no cause determined, but testing is not over yet. USGS and the ODNR’s recommendation ... songbirds, but also raptors and poultry. In brief-  still no conclusions, testing is ongoing, stop feeding ... http://bygl.osu.edu/index.php/node/1808 If you have trouble viewing this email or for more BYGL articles visit http://bygl.osu.edu ...

  10. New Online Application for Prevention of Johne's Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-4/new-online-application-prevention-johnes-disease

    additions, 74.6, 41.8, and 50.1% of the small, medium, and large herds, respectively, tested new additions ... to 99 cows), 12.9% of the medium herds, and 20.1% of the large herds required information on Johne’s ... Disease status of the herd of origin for the purchased cattle. Of operations that tested new animal ...

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