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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

    for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ... 2019) and are grown on more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In ... addition, there are over 1.3 million acres of pastureland on nearly 39,000 farms (50% of all farms) in the ...

  2. 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

    introduction of infectious diseases onto the farm (by animals or people) but also practices that prevents the ... the farm level. Therefore, listed below are key points expanded from the National Mastitis Council ... Grade A farms and to be less than 300,000 cfu/mL for manufacturing grade milk. However, for being ...

  3. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    Budgets available at: https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/farm-budgets, and the Ohio State ... %2015%20Measures%20of%20Dairy%20Farm%20Competitiveness%20Final%20%281%29.pdf,  Ohio State University Extension Farm ... University Extension Ohio Farm Business Analysis and Benchmarking Program at:  ...

  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

    farms, July 21, 2021. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on July 21, ... Actual, breakeven (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms ... farms, July 21, 2021. ...

  5. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ... management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ... to heights greater than 50 inches might be advantageous if extra forage is needed on the farm and ...

  6. 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

    detection. Pregnant first-calf heifers were moved to the farm ~45 days prior to calving. All replacement ... farms because personnel are trying to catch up from any unfinished work from the previous weekend or ... semen. Adjust management for twin pregnancies: Increase the proportion of multiparous cows bred on ...

  7. 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

    efficacious vaccines as an essential management tool to control MAP. A recent study assessed the effectiveness ...

  8. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    difficult situation with no effective control options in no-till management, so conventional tillage for ...

  9. Ohio State Students Take First Place at the 2021 North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/ohio-state-students-take-first-place-2021-north

    challenge each fall semester to provide training for students in the dairy herd management course and other ... provides the opportunity for students to experience the process of evaluating management practices on ... a dairy farm and to interact with representatives in the dairy industry. The program is held in a contest ...

  10. Roseler and Weiss Inducted into the Ohio State Dairy Hall of Service

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/roseler-and-weiss-inducted-ohio-state-dairy-hall

    Science degree in Ruminant Nutrition and Business Management in 1990 and a Ph.D. in 1994 in ruminant ... veterinarians. In addition, Dwight has served as the primary Dairy Nutritionist on numerous farms helping achieve ... farm. He is one of the rare faculty members who is equally an expert when walking on a dairy farm as ...

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