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  1. 2021 Manure Science Review

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/2021-manure-science-review

    Join us at MVP Dairy and learn about its state-of-the–art technology for caring for a 4400-cow ... herd and protecting environmental resources. Established in 2019 by the VanTilburg and McCarty ... families, MVP features 6 tunnel-vented barns, with four hundred 72-inch fans, an 80-cow rotary parlor, and ...

  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. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

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

  6. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    laboratory. However, “book values” can be used to estimate the nutrient values of wheat straw. In previous newsletters ... in the straw (C:N ratio). The USDA reports a C:N ratio of 80:1 for wheat straw which means there are ... 80 units of carbon for every unit of nitrogen. Mineralization rapidly occurs when the C:N ratio is ...

  7. Weather Update: A Wet Start to Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/weather-update-wet-start-summer

    greatly improved soil moisture and stream flow conditions across the Buckeye State. For some, it has been ... average this week, with highs in the mid to upper-80s and lows in the mid-60s across southern counties. ... Upper-70s to mid-80s for highs with upper-50s to low-60s expected on Wednesday and Thursday across the ...

  8. Farm Office Live

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/events/farm-office-live-8

    ag law, farm management, farm business analysis, and other related issues from faculty and educators ... Farm Office Live returns for season two as an opportunity to get the latest outlook and updates on ... with the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Don’t get burned by hopperburn—check alfalfa for potato leafhoppers

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-25/don%E2%80%99t-get-burned-hopperburn%E2%80%94check-alfalfa-potato-leafhoppers

    areas of the state that are short on rain or are predicted to become drier because the alfalfa will not ... mind that an early cutting may also be an option. For videos on potato leafhopper scouting and ... management see: https://forages.osu.edu/video ...

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