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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 University Extension Hay and haylage crops are grown on just over 1 million acres in Ohio (NASS, ... recommendations, we want to hear back from producers as to what current practices are already implemented on farms ... 2019) and are grown on more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In ...

  2. Green Umbrella awarded a USDA Farm to School

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

    with key partners Ohio State- Hamilton County 4-H, Gorman Heritage Farm, Civic Garden Center, and ... We're thrilled to announce that Green Umbrella has been awarded a USDA Farm to School grant ... Cuyahoga County Board of Health!   "Green Umbrella’s Food Policy Council (FPC) will lead development ...

  3. 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 ... compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NE L and peNDF are about 37 and 41% ... used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% protein. For July’s ...

  4. 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 ... listed in the Ohio Agronomy Guide are shown in Table 7-12. Table 7-12: Harvest Information for ... probably work if necessary. However, higher producing herds or groups within herds are more sensitive to ...

  5. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    Dairy farmers and advisors are encouraged to consult the Ohio State University Extension Dairy Excel 15 ... Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County, Ohio State ... numbers, a slight increase in production, and no real improvement in milk pricing.  Dairy producers are ...

  6. 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

    Medicine, Ohio State University Extension Johne’s disease is a chronic enteritis associated with ruminants ... 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 ...

  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

    Medicine, The Ohio State University Mastitis is the most common and costly disease affecting dairy cows, ranking ... the farm level. Therefore, listed below are key points expanded from the National Mastitis Council ... environment. The principles of best animal welfare are directly associated with cleanliness of housing and cow ...

  8. 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

    Extension Educator, Sandusky County, The Ohio State University The rainy weather in many regions of Ohio and ... surrounding states is making it difficult to harvest hay crops.  We usually wait for a clear forecast before ... forage quality as the crop matures. As we keep waiting for perfect haymaking weather, we will reach the ...

  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 ... make in a few days’ time will likely influence your milk yields for the next year. We need to not only ... appearance of the milkline), or 40 days after silking (for Ohio). Dry matter yield in tons/acre is maximized ...

  10. Beach Monitoring Practices Webinar

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/beach-monitoring-practices-webinar-0

    (aired Central Time) as we hear about beach monitoring research and education efforts taking place in ...

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