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  1. 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

    incubation period (it could take years), (2) the absence of clinical signs until advanced stages, and (3) the ... Dr. Gustavo M. Schuenemann and Dr. Jeffrey D. Workman, Department of Veterinary Preventive ... Medicine, Ohio State University Extension Johne’s disease is a chronic enteritis associated with ruminants ...

  2. 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, ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ... hay production (Ward et al., 2016, 2018), and so managing these costs is key to an Ohio forage ...

  3. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    the forage could have been harvested almost 80 days after planting (67 inches tall) and still be ... Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, The Ohio State University Summer annual ... cows, forage with NDFD levels of 50% are usually acceptable, and levels as low as 40% NDFD could ...

  4. 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

    mastitis prevention, it is important to record how many cows are infected and how many are not infected at ... Dr. Luciana Bignardi da Costa, and Dr. Gustavo Schuenemann, Department of Veterinary Preventive ... Medicine, The Ohio State University Mastitis is the most common and costly disease affecting dairy cows, ranking ...

  5. 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

    surrounding states is making it difficult to harvest hay crops.  We usually wait for a clear forecast before ... Extension Educator, Sandusky County, The Ohio State University The rainy weather in many regions of Ohio and ... cases, it may be better to gamble more on the weather just to get the old crop off and a new one started. ...

  6. 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 ... University Extension Silage harvest- it’s the most wonderful time of the year! And by that, I mean stressful ... Since there is only one shot to get it right, you have to make corn silage harvest count. The feed you ...

  7. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University Many dairy herds are implementing a beef-dairy crossbreeding ... pregnancy results in the birth of one calf. However, the birth of two or more calves could occur at a rate ... yield. It has been shown that high milk producing cows have reduced blood progesterone due to increased ...

  8. 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 ... University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS) ... released its monthly Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook ...

  9. Rocketing upward

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

    luck. The next week, they got the broken pieces back from the farmer who worked the field. It’s been ... 100 teams from across the United States, and one of seven teams from Ohio, to compete at the event, ... “fun to see their teamwork and perseverance,” Lee said of the team, which she has advised since its ...

  10. Faces of Ohio

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

    personal experience in 4-H to how they have given back to the program. This month we feature Quinton ... breeding and market), dairy feeder steers, and market hogs and was recognized several times at a state ... animal from my program, it was always incredibly exciting to experience the rewards of a year-round ...

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