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  1. Forage Planting – How to Do It Well

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/forage-planting-%E2%80%93-how-do-it-well

    Soil phosphorus should be at least 20 ppm for grasses and 30 ppm for legumes, while minimum soil ... potassium should be 100 ppm for sandy soils less than 5 cation exchange capacity (CEC) or 120 ppm on all ... overwork the soil. Too much tillage depletes moisture and increases the risk of surface crusting. Firm the ...

  2. Bring on the Heat

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/bring-heat

    cows have a pretty large threshold – between 25 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit – meaning that below 25 or ... heat stress. Because of daily variability in humidity and temperature, the temperature-humidity index ... every 1 mph increase in wind speed. High-volume, low-speed fans or box fans are both options depending ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Trish Koehler

    https://brown.osu.edu/people/trish-koehler

    a partnership between the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services and Ohio State University Extension. The ...

  5. Beef

    https://wayne.osu.edu/beef

    at all levels. Use with  117R  Beef Resource Handbook. Beef Project Guidelines and Forms 2022 Wayne ...

  6. Horses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/horses

    Outstanding Exhibitor page  for more information Skillathon Interviews  - will be offered virtually between ... Management (174)- This beginning-level project is for ALL youth starting in the 4-H horse program. The basics of caring ... youth work toward a perfect understanding between horse and rider. This project asks youth to complete ...

  7. Emergency Preparedness Through a Farm Walk Through

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/emergency-preparedness-through-farm-walk-through

    be toxic to both humans and livestock. H 2 S gas concentration levels of 2 to 20 ppm will cause ... symptoms of nausea, headache, and dizziness. H 2 S levels greater than 100 ppm will cause altered ... around your farm. The best way to bridge the gap between your farm and emergency responders is to invite ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    $23.50/cwt, respectively. Class III milk closed higher than predicted for May at $24.42/cwt, with protein and ... To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows ...

  9. Mixing it Up- All About Grazing

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/mixing-it-all-about-grazing

    a mixed stand is the reduced bloat risk for cattle. A 50-50 mix can withstand grazing well and has ... out in the Central Grasslands Research Extension Center, a 50-50 mix of alfalfa and meadow brome was ... eventually drop down to a 50-50 mix simply due to alfalfa longevity. Once it hits the 50-50 range, the stand ...

  10. Time to Assess Forage Legume Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/time-assess-forage-legume-stands

    greater in wet, saturated clay soils with high shrink/swell potential that were exposed to rapid ... to green up. Wet soil conditions and widely fluctuating temperatures have presented tough conditions ... a concern in northeast Ohio and wherever heavy clay soils are present with poor drainage. Crops such as ...

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