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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. 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 ...

  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 ... 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% ...

  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 ... 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.  ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Home Buyer Education Virtual Workshop

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/home-buyer-education-virtual-workshop-13

    registering for Home Buyer Education. If you don't meet the recommended criteria for Home Buyer ... You will learn: • The steps in the home buying process • How to apply for a mortgage loan • How to ... resources are provided as a convenience for informational purposes only.  Neither The Ohio State University ...

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