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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. DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Nicole Debose

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/dei-faculty-and-staff-spotlight-nicole-debose

    are often based on assumptions, by those who have good intentions, and no idea how their decisions ... internal and public facing environments for students, staff, and program participants who are not white, ... only serving with those we are most comfortable with, and only considering the group or groups we ...

  7. DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Karima Samadi

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/dei-faculty-and-staff-spotlight-karima-samadi

    workers – who are mostly minority and underrepresented in our research. Our strength is in our people, who ... partnerships. What advice do you have for other faculty or staff who are interested in getting involved in DEI ... This month's DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight features Karima Samadi who is a Food and ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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