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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

    state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ... this optimal balance between meeting crop nutrient requirements without over-application is highly ... reliant on the best available information. In order to make better and up-to-date forage fertility ...

  2. 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

    program for all or a portion of their lactating cows in order to add value to newborn calves. In beef ... program must not neglect the potential to increase calving difficulty due to increased birth weights. ... A case study using data from a beef-dairy crossbreeding program was developed to illustrate a systematic ...

  3. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    herbicides with little or no time interval between application and seeding forages. Do take a cutting in ... for stand establishment success, regardless of what type of seeding you are making: Soil fertility and ... fall application of Butyrac (2,4-DB), bromoxynil, Pursuit or Raptor are the primary herbicide options ...

  4. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County, Ohio State ... University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS) ... Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report.  The WASDE report, also released monthly, is available ...

  5. Green Umbrella awarded a USDA Farm to School

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/green-umbrella-awarded-usda-farm-school

    Farm to School Curriculum Coordinator, launch a training program for cohorts of teachers to develop ... of the region’s existing farm to school programs into a collaborative network for mutually ... schools, conduct a FOF Local Menu Takeover Mini Grant Program for eligible schools, establish a Regional ...

  6. 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

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science; Jason Hartschuh, Agriculture and ... Natural Resources Extension Educator, Crawford County; and Allen Gahler, Agriculture and Natural Resources ... hay. Carefully follow the preservative manufacturer’s directions and application rates for the hay ...

  7. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    control program to improve milk quality at the herd level: Point #1: Establishment of goals for udder ... health. The most important part of your mastitis control program is setting goals for udder health and ... lactation, while a proper application of a teat sealant aims to prevent new infections. Follow the label ...

  8. 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

    there are reasons that a feed might be a very good fit in your feeding program while not appearing in ...

  9. Creeping Towards Harvest

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

    Haley Zynda, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Wayne County, Ohio State ...

  10. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, The Ohio State University Summer annual ...

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