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  1. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    LaBarge, Field Specialist, Nutrient Management, Ohio State University Extension Fertilizer prices have been ... define how vital the fertilizer application is in the upcoming year. Using the soil test value, we can ... increasing rapidly. The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has tracked bi-weekly fertilizer prices in ...

  2. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    Glen Arnold, Manure Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Due to the ... increase in fertilizer prices, there is renewed interest in the nutrient value of manure. This article will ... and organic matter in pen-pack manure are an excellent addition to farm fields. The most common types ...

  3. Innovative Crop Management System for Rainfed Crops focus of Field Day

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/innovative-crop-management-system-rainfed-crops-focus-field-day

    Program Manager Amanda Davey. About the Field Day “This Field Day was an important opportunity for us to ... Field Day of the Optimized Shrub System (OSS), an innovative management system developed for rainfed ... crops in the West African Sahel. About the OSS The OSS works by increasing the natural density of two ...

  4. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-2

    Veal Quality Assurance training. The first module of this training involved understanding antibiotics ... disease, as pertaining to calves. Fun fact, a “disease symptom” is something you are personally feeling, ... tied to dehydration. The tricky part about diarrheal diseases is that they can be caused by a plethora ...

  5. Emergency Preparedness Through a Farm Walk Through

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/emergency-preparedness-through-farm-walk-through

    education training in order to stay certified. One part of this training can be doing site visits. Unlike ... milk tanks, or bulk fertilizer tanks? These are all areas that can be a hazardous on the farm and can ... the tour, have a discussion with first responders about gas detection equipment that they have ...

  6. SENR Announcements, November 18

    https://senr.osu.edu/email/senr-announcements-november-18

    Stan Gehrt and the Urban Coyote Research Project. Copy:  Faculty member Shoshanah Inwood  spoke about ... Announcements, Nov. 18 Add paragraph:  Copy:  Hello SENR!  One of the wonderful things about ... working at Ohio State are the opportunities to learn about a wide array of topics. For our 2021 Earth Day ...

  7. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NEL is about 6% ... average. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US ... income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.18 and $9.63/cwt, ...

  8. Face-to-Face Again with the 2021 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/face-face-again-2021-ohio-dairy-challenge

    provided to students.  On Friday afternoon, the students and judges spent about two hours at the farm ... Matthew, Caleb, and Hayden Brightbill. The family’s operation includes about 690 cows and 700 youngstock. ... Drs. Maurice Eastridge and Benjamin Wenner for the OSU Columbus campus. Additional information about ...

  9. SENR Director's Note 11.19

    https://senr.osu.edu/email/senr-directors-note-1119

    trip).  See the Urban Coyote Research Project for more information about this work.  This trip is ... field trip experiences this fall after last year.  We were able to take a large number of our new first ... each fall semester with a weekend field trip to Chicago to expose students to the field research and ...

  10. Faculty member awarded funding to improve woodland Pawpaw fruit yield and quality

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/faculty-member-awarded-funding-improve-woodland-pawpaw-fruit-yield-and-quality

    new project to find out more.     SENR Q&A with faculty member Matt Davies on woodland Pawpaw ... the USA I knew nothing about pawpaw when I first arrived at Ohio State in 2015. I was very lucky to ... production. I was nervous for that first year of the project as we were doing all this research but I'd ...

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