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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

    Science, The Ohio State University The month of August provides a window of opportunity for establishing ... early August and then immediately drill seed into the thin areas. Try to time drilling the seed when you ... legumes should be completed between late July and mid-August in Northern Ohio and between early and late ...

  2. Faces of Ohio

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/july-2021/faces-ohio

    experience everything you can, and don’t let the limits you think exist define what you are capable of ... Each month we highlight an Ohio 4-H alumnus. Our alumni have amazing stories to share, from their ... commitment to improvement.” Keeran’s interest in ag hasn’t waned. “Today, my wife and I raise around 50 cows ...

  3. 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 ... are characterized by chronic diarrhea with body weight loss in the later stages of infection. It has ...

  4. Creeping Towards Harvest

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

    replaced. While you’re taking care of the business end of the chopper, don’t forget to pay attention to ... Haley Zynda, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Wayne County, Ohio State ... and tiring. However, if you were to ask if corn planting or harvesting is more enjoyable, the answer ...

  5. 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 ... Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO), which specifies safety standards of Grade “A” milk. The quality of processed ... maximize water intake and you will maximize feed intake and consequently milk production.  To improve ...

  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

    Extension Educator, Sandusky County, The Ohio State University The rainy weather in many regions of Ohio and ... 55% dry matter (45 to 60% moisture). Dry hay should be baled at 80 to 85% dry matter (15 to 20% ... are 18-20% for small square bales (80 to 82% dry matter), 18% or less for large round bales, and less ...

  7. 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 of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ... Garth Ruff, Beef Cattle Field Specialist and Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Crops Field Specialist, Ohio ... State University Extension Hay and haylage crops are grown on just over 1 million acres in Ohio (NASS, ...

  8. Farm Office Live: Live at the Farm Science Review

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/events/farm-office-live-live-farm-science-review

    Don't miss this rare opportunity to see Farm Office Live in person at the Farm Science ... Review. Get the latest updates on farm management and ag law, get your questions answered and meet the ...

  9. 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 ... the forage could have been harvested almost 80 days after planting (67 inches tall) and still be ...

  10. 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 ... continuing to decline in price from $2.81/lb in May to $2.51/lb in July. The Class III future for August is ... for profitability changes related to culling cows. Table 1. Prices of dairy nutrients for Ohio dairy ...

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