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  1. 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 ...

  2. Quality Assurance Test-Out

    https://butler.osu.edu/events/quality-assurance-test-out-5

    You must RSVP to Emily Kahrs at kahrs.7@osu.edu. ...

  3. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    will usually be between 10 and 15 lb/ton. Applying pen-pack manure can be more precise if you know the ...

  4. Selenium Uptake in Berries Offers Organic Option in Nutrition

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/selenium-uptake-berries-offers-organic-option-nutrition

    and how that availability can meet a consumer's nutritional needs. "Ohio soils in general ... are low in selenium and have high concentrations of iron which can restrict selenium uptake in ... will uptake and hold in meeting daily nutritional recommendations. "Adding 500 ppm of selenium ...

  5. 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 ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    University Milk Prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for August and September were at $16.50 ... Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% protein. ...

  7. Spring Applications of Manure and Inorganic Fertilizer to Cool Season Grasses

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/spring-applications-manure-and-inorganic-fertilizer

    testing laboratory for analysis. Recommendations for fertilizer P and K based upon soil test levels are ... can be done anytime during the growing season. When soil test levels are below the optimum, split ... N response can lead to high K levels, which can represent risk to animals. In addition, avoid smothering the ...

  8. Chow Line: Take study findings with a grain of salt (for 8/7/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-take-study-findings-grain-salt-8711

    between low sodium levels and higher cardiovascular risk was based on that single, baseline urine test ... July 29, 2011 I heard about a study that questioned the link between sodium and high blood ... Association. The researchers tested urine samples of nearly 3,700 participants to measure sodium levels, then ...

  9. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-2

    muzzle, and breathing rate. Eyes can be scored according to discharge levels. A score of 0 is a healthy ...

  10. Early-Spring Planted Forages for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/early-spring-planted-forages-dairy-farms

    the spring. Spring triticale is a cross between wheat and rye and is well-adapted to a range of soils ... generally has NDF concentrations around 50% and CP concentrations between 12 and 16%. Invitro NDF ... adapted to cool wet soils. Forage varieties have been developed and are marketed. Spring barley will ...

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