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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, ... 2019) and are grown on more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ...

  2. 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 ... November. Early versus late August plantings dramatically improve the alfalfa's ability to resist the ... early August and then immediately drill seed into the thin areas. Try to time drilling the seed when you ...

  3. 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 ... trade-off of quality and yield paid off – you can see in Figure 1 the estimated milk yield per ton and acre ... replaced. While you’re taking care of the business end of the chopper, don’t forget to pay attention to ...

  4. 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 ... vaccine available for use (discontinued in the US in 2019).  Its use was restricted to cattle, and only ...

  5. Cincinnati Buckeye Run-Walk-Ride! September 5-19, 2021

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/cincinnati-buckeye-run-walk-ride-september-5-19-2021

    opportunities for both in person and virtual engagement. You can get involved now by signing up here: ... https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3KkNsd095QlziKy This year we are asking participants to commit to a 5K, 10K or 15K route. If you complete your 5K ... you'll get a 4-H Ribbon. If you complete your 10K you'll get a 4-H wrist band. If you complete your ...

  6. Cincinnati Buckeye Run, Walk and Ride 2021 Registration Open

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/cincinnati-buckeye-run-2021-registration-open

    year we are asking participants to commit to a 5K, 10K or 15K route.  If you complete your 5K ... you'll get a 4-H Ribbon. If you complete your 10K you'll get a 4-H wrist band. If you complete your ... 15K you'll get a Medal. To help you we'll be incorporating ongoing events and virtual ...

  7. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County, Ohio State ... Dairy farmers and advisors are encouraged to consult the Ohio State University Extension Dairy Excel 15 ... %2015%20Measures%20of%20Dairy%20Farm%20Competitiveness%20Final%20%281%29.pdf,  Ohio State University Extension Farm ...

  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 ... 55% dry matter (45 to 60% moisture). Dry hay should be baled at 80 to 85% dry matter (15 to 20% ...

  9. Educational Resources

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/educational-resources

    Parks Resource) Ohio Birds   Horseless Horse Workforce Prep The Work World is Calling... Are You Ready? ... students, children or kids you serve.  Check out these resources: Art Music Paper Craft String Art   Sew Fun ... Skateboarding   Let's Start Cooking   Yeast Breads on the Rise   Racing the Clock to Awesome Meals   Your ...

  10. 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 ... >200 Coliform Count (cfu/mL) <50 50- 100 >100 Source: Oliver SP, Dairexnet, 2019. Table 2.  ...

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