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  1. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    “patch-in” alfalfa in thin areas of alfalfa stands seeded this spring. Grassy weeds are probably present in ... broadleaf herbicides labeled for use in alfalfa are only effective when the weeds are quite small. Before ... for alfalfa that control late summer and fall emerging winter annual broadleaf weeds. A mid- to late ...

  2. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    50% of milk cow inventory, 64% of alfalfa acres, 36% of corn acres, and 31% of soybean acres were in ... released its monthly Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook ... month since July 2020 (see graph below).  The number of dairy cattle slaughtered at federally inspected ...

  3. 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

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/hay-barn-fires-are-real-hazard   ... surrounding states is making it difficult to harvest hay crops.  We usually wait for a clear forecast before ... cases, it may be better to gamble more on the weather just to get the old crop off and a new one started. ...

  4. 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

    reasons other than its NE L and MP contents. Appendix For those of you who use the 5-nutrient group values ... University Milk prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for May and June were at $18.93/cwt and ... $17.63/cwt, respectively. Class III closed slightly lower than predicted at $17.21/cwt in June, with protein ...

  5. Creeping Towards Harvest

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

    Since there is only one shot to get it right, you have to make corn silage harvest count. The feed you ... on which way you think about it, heavily influences silage yield and the quality of the fermentation ... and tiring. However, if you were to ask if corn planting or harvesting is more enjoyable, the answer ...

  6. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    be limited to 10% of the total diet of lactating dairy cows, on a dry matter basis. For lactating ... the forage could have been harvested almost 80 days after planting (67 inches tall) and still be ... requirements. Based on the results shown above, the forage harvested from 60 to 80 days after planting (50 to 67 ...

  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

    spread of infectious disease on farms. Keep the herd as closed as possible. If you purchase animals into ... regulations. Thus, realistic a goal for SPC can be set at <5,000 cfu/mL and usually a count of >10 ... are <10,000 cfu/mL but up to 20,000 cfu/mL is considered acceptable. Values higher than 50,000 ...

  8. 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

    2019) and are grown on more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In ... of a research effort conducted by The Ohio State University and should take 10 minutes or less to ... grasses and legumes that follow guidelines already established in the Tri-State Fertility Guide. If you ...

  9. 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

    losses at calving for a 12-month period (March 2020 to March 2021). Therefore, the patterns of calf death ... March 2020 to March 2021 from one Holstein dairy herd were assessed. All cows were housed in free-stall ... yield. It has been shown that high milk producing cows have reduced blood progesterone due to increased ...

  10. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    goats. In the US, it is estimated that over 90% of dairy herds are infected with MAP. The clinical signs ... are characterized by chronic diarrhea with body weight loss in the later stages of infection. It has ... incubation period (it could take years), (2) the absence of clinical signs until advanced stages, and (3) the ...

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