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  1. Manure Science Review

    https://extension.osu.edu/events/manure-science-review-0

    Manure Science Review this year will feature a cutting-edge livestock farm that’s keeping soil and ... the farm’s 80-cow DeLaval rotary milking parlor, its sand lane and GEA slope screen liquid-fiber ... uses a variety of state-of-the-art technology, and was named 2020 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year ...

  2. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    %2015%20Measures%20of%20Dairy%20Farm%20Competitiveness%20Final%20%281%29.pdf,  Ohio State University Extension Farm ... Budgets available at: https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/farm-budgets, and the Ohio State ... Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County, Ohio State ...

  3. 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 ... used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ... different classes of livestock based on the fiber quality of the forage. For lactating cows using these ...

  4. 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 ... addition, there are over 1.3 million acres of pastureland on nearly 39,000 farms (50% of all farms) in the ...

  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

    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 ... cases, it may be better to gamble more on the weather just to get the old crop off and a new one started. ...

  6. 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 ... the farm level. Therefore, listed below are key points expanded from the National Mastitis Council ...

  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 ... detection. Pregnant first-calf heifers were moved to the farm ~45 days prior to calving. All replacement ... farms because personnel are trying to catch up from any unfinished work from the previous weekend or ...

  8. 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 ... farms, July 21, 2021. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on July 21, ... Actual, breakeven (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms ...

  9. 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 ... method to prevent infections in livestock. There are a few commercially available vaccines for Johne’s ...

  10. 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 ... right. You can start to sample for moisture when kernels begin to show denting (just before the ... digestibility and yield of silage. According to Pennsylvania State University, raising the cutter bar from 7” to ...

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