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  1. Beef Sire Selection Program Being Offered to Dairy Producers

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/beef-sire-selection-program-being-offered-dairy

    is the right fit for beef on dairy production, and it is important to identify those bulls with less ...

  2. Protein and Amino Acid Nutrition of Fresh Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-6/protein-and-amino-acid-nutrition-fresh-cows

    completed a trial evaluating how dietary protein and amino acid supplementation affected production during ... the first 3 or 4 weeks of lactation and to determine how production was affected after treatments ... stopped (i.e., carry-over effects). The forage in the diets was a blend of about 68% corn silage and 32% ...

  3. Precautions for Feeding Frosted and Drought-Stressed Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-5/precautions-feeding-frosted-and-drought-stressed

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... Science, The Ohio State University Livestock owners feeding forage need to keep in mind the potential for ... some forage toxicities and other problems that can develop this fall. High nitrates and prussic acid ...

  4. Short-Season Forages for Late Summer Planting on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/short-season-forages-late-summer-planting-dairy

    component of the overall forage production plan. They can be utilized on land that would otherwise sit idle ... Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... Ohio State University Short-season forages planted in late summer can be sources of highly digestible ...

  5. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... establishing perennial forage stands this year. The primary risk with late summer forage seedings is having ... 2020 Ohio, Indiana, Illinois Weed Control Guide and always read the specific product label for ...

  6. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... Ohio State University Summer annual grasses, such as sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass, forage sorghum, ... pearl millet, and teff grass, are being used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This ...

  7. Dairy Labor Certificate Course Sponsored by Ohio State University Extension

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-6/dairy-labor-certificate-course-sponsored-ohio-state

    University Dairy farm labor is one of the major costs of production, and farm labor is regularly described as ...

  8. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

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

    planted as the first crop in early April as a grain crop or an early season forage. One of the beauties of ... forage for harvest or grazing. Summer oats has a wide planting window but performs much better with an ... examine tonnage and forage quality. Through this trial, we examined planting date, yield, forage quality ...

  9. Dairy Pricing, Outlook, and Risk Management Series Coming in November

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-5/dairy-pricing-outlook-and-risk-management-series

    excellent questions and the focus of a three-part mini-series for Ohio’s dairy industry coming in ...

  10. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    https://www.progressiveforage.com/forage-production/equipment/windrow-moisture-testing-made-easy). Sensors on balers and harvesting equipment begin to lose accuracy and reliability as forage ... County; and  Dr. Mark Sulc, OSU Extension Forage Specialist, The Ohio State University Stored forage is an ... important component of many livestock operations. Stored forage quality is dependent upon several key ...

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