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  1. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    Science and Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Early fall is one of ... September, and autumn topdressing provides needed nutrients for good winter survival of the forage stand and ... vigorous regrowth the following spring. Remember that hay crops will remove about 50 lb of K 2 O and 12 lb ...

  2. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/annual-winter-forage-following-wheat-harvest

    have a grazing management plan to go along with your nutrient management plan. You can do this with ... University Extension The wheat has been harvested and the fields are now ready for a different purpose. Some ... wheat field.  While grazing cover crops does reduce the need for winter storage, there are other ...

  3. Still looking for a course for autumn semester 2022? Check out these offerings:

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/still-looking-course-autumn-semester-2022-check-out-these-offerings

    3101 – Equine Facilities, Marketing, and Management: Aspects of equine business management ... Selection and Evaluation: Learn about the principles of poultry science; the evaluation and ranking of ... Principles of ruminant nutrition: nutrients, metabolism, and physiology. Includes computer formulations and ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ... $20.67/cwt, continuing to further decrease in September to $20.21/cwt. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... protein (MP) has decreased by about 13%, alongside a slight increase in the price of net energy for ...

  5. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    disease and for fungicide application is from tassel through pollination. Most fields we have scouted this ... working with multiple universities across the Midwest, we only have limited knowledge on its management ... have shown us that later planted corn may be at the greatest risk to losses from tar spot. One of the ...

  6. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    managing heat stress in dairy cattle. Cows generate heat through normal activities of eating, walking, and ... disease potential are all reasons to be concerned about the effects of heat stress on dairy cattle. When ... 6 lb/head/day can be expected and under moderate to severe heat stress, a decline of about 9 lb/head/day is ...

  7. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    cold weather arrives. The decision to plant should be made for each individual field, considering soil ... summer. Make sure that the field surface is relatively level and smooth if you plan to no-till because you ... will have to live with any field roughness for multiple years of harvesting operations. No-till into ...

  8. Summer Mastitis – Insights on cause, signs, and prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/summer-mastitis-%E2%80%93-insights-cause-signs-and

    other strategies, such as fly traps, grazing management, teat stripping, and isolation of the animal ... pastures and fields next to dense woods where flies can shelter. Teat Damage. M onitoring fly numbers ...

  9. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    tractor overturns account for an average of 130 deaths per year in the U.S., with 80% of overturns ...

  10. Brooklyn Wagner joins the Department of Animal Sciences as a lecturer and advising coordinator.

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/brooklyn-wagner-joins-department-animal-sciences-lecturer-and-advising-coordinator

    Please join us in welcoming Brooklyn Wagner to our department. Brooklyn joins CFAES ǀ Animal ... surrounded once again by family and fellow Buckeyes. She is passionate about all things Animal Sciences and ...

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