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  1. Achievement Form Workshop

    https://gallia.osu.edu/news/achievement-form-workshop

    for 4-H members statewide October 3, 2021 (6:00-8:00 p.m. on Zoom):  An informational session will be ... completed or made significant progress on their form; small group coaching will be available for members to ...

  2. 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 University Extension Hay and haylage crops are grown on just over 1 million acres in Ohio (NASS, ... 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 ...

  3. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS) ... (https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/outlooks/101676/ldp-m-325.pdf?v=2053.7) on July 16, 2021. This monthly outlook provides supply and use projections based on the World ... https://farmprofitability.osu.edu/. Sources: USDA Economic Research Service Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook, July 2021 ...

  4. 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 ... Summer-Annual Grasses. We planted a trial on July 19, 2013 near South Charleston, OH to evaluate the yield and ... neutral detergent fiber (NDF) concentration and NDF digestibility (NDFD) were measured on four dates after ...

  5. 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

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... farms, July 21, 2021. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on July 21, ... point in time. Thus, the results do not imply that the bargain feeds are cheap on a historical basis. ...

  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

    cases, it may be better to gamble more on the weather just to get the old crop off and a new one started. ... long-lasting effects on hay crops. We’ve seen many fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage ... evening. Proper dry matter content for haylage ranges from 30 to 50% (50 to 70% moisture), depending on the ...

  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

    cells per mL. Research studies have shown that milk SCC of equal or more than 200,000 per mL is ... soil on the teats, and counts higher than 100 cfu/mL usually indicate poor milking practices, dirty ... Proper milking procedures. Allow milk to let-down properly by providing good practices on handling ...

  8. Creeping Towards Harvest

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

    on which way you think about it, heavily influences silage yield and the quality of the fermentation ... of silage. Two other research studies also concluded that raising the cutter bar height from 14 to 20 ... check on.  First, make sure bunkers and silos are in proper condition. Clean out the old feed and scrape ...

  9. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    mold on alfalfa seedlings and infects plants later during the cool rainy spells in late October and ... seed. This affects the number of seeds planted in planters set to plant seed on a weight basis. Seed ... one-quarter to one-half inch deep. It is better to err on the side of planting shallow rather than too deep. ...

  10. 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 were assessed on the following variables by: Length of dry period (primarily cows with <44 ... timed-AI (~60% of cows were bred on heat detection and ~40% of cows on timed-AI). Multiparous cows ... heifers were raised on-site at a different facility. Pregnancy diagnosis was performed weekly for cows (32 ...

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