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  1. Fall Application of Dairy Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/fall-application-dairy-manure

    approach $150 to $175/cow annually. The rapidly increasing prices of pumps, hoses, and manure application ... soil erosion. Another benefit of cover crops that overwinter is the uptake of nitrogen early in the ... with your Soil and Water Conservation District to be certain your cover crop mixture meets the ...

  2. National Dairy FARM Program to Release Animal Care Version 5

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-6/national-dairy-farm-program-release-animal-care

    farmers are committed to producing high quality, safe milk with integrity. The National Dairy FARM Program ... process between FARM & co-op/processor for farms that exceed animal observation benchmarks ...

  3. Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://fabe.osu.edu/CTCon

    opportunities to gain valuable information. Among the speakers are:  Barry Fisher, a soil health expert;  Dan ... Laura Johnson, Heidelberg U.;  Shawn Lucas, Kentucky State U.;  Terry Hofecker, Soil 1; and about 25 OSU ... 10:00 a.m. The Tuesday sessions include: Soil Health, Cover Crops and No-till; Nutrient ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is 30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for ... grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils ... moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Corn Silage Price, Processing, Performance, and Preparation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-4/corn-silage-price-processing-performance-and

    $0.50 to 1.50/ton, storage shrink at $4 to 8/ton, and feed out cost of $0.60 to 2.00/ton. Final in ... University Extension A high-performance football coach knows, the work is done in the weight room and ... practice. The farmers weight room work out of having quality corn silage starts with prepping the soil ...

  7. Next Year’s Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Success Starts Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/next-year%E2%80%99s-winter-annual-cereal-grain-forage

    than the other three for hay. Barley CP stays higher even as the crop matures with similar CP levels at ... and a top location average for triticale at 5 tons/acre. In this study, 50 lb/acre of spring nitrogen ... 1.37 d 11.11 bc 50.4 d 69.5 a Hybrid Rye 10.5 1.85 bcd 9.28 d 65.9 a 56.9 ef Rye 10.0 1.92 bcd 10.89 bc ...

  8. Fluoride

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1518

    to promote dental health. HEALTH EFFECTS If levels are below 0.7 ppm please consult your dentist or ... 4.00 mg/L mg/L ppm Inorganic trace constituent MCL MCL ADVISORY- ACTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Fluoride ... optimum level of fluoride in drinking water has been a range of 0.7-1.2 ppm and in Ohio the recommended ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ...

  10. 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 ...

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