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  1. Short-Season Forages for Late Summer Planting on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/short-season-forages-late-summer-planting-dairy

    mid-bloom alfalfa. As a grass, maximum inclusion rates in a lactating cow diet are less than those for ... proper maturity, spring triticale forage has a higher feed value than oat, similar to early-bloom ... will be needed to optimize yield potential of these cereal forages following wheat. Following corn ...

  2. Rory Lewandowski Retirement

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/rory-lewandowski-retirement

    use, nutrient management, and farm financial management.  Rory worked tirelessly to serve the needs of ... ability to make every lesson unique and meet the needs of his audience is commendable.      Rory was ... servant leadership into retirement.  In keeping with Rory’s wishes, an in-person gathering will not be ...

  3. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    were harvested between 60 and 75 days after planting, with full head emergence. Figure 1 shows how ... The oats should be planted into moisture up to 1.5 inches deep if needed. No-till planting is the ... with weed control, and improve seed to soil contact if drills are not closing the seed slot. Just keep ...

  4. Record Negative Producer Price Differential Slams June Milk Checks, Why and How?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/record-negative-producer-price-differential-slams

    rule change. A change in how Class I price is calculated went into effect in 2019, driven by ... dramatic increase from May’s dismal $12.14/cwt.  At the same time, the Class IV price only increased from ... $ per cwt. How low could it go? Before the June PPD was announced on July 13 th, what we did not know ...

  5. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    for a footprint to sink no deeper than one-half inch.  Tilled seedbeds do not need a pre-plant ... herbicide.  Finally, keep in mind the following factors to increase establishment success: Soil fertility and ... coatings can also dramatically alter how the seed flows through the drill, so calibrate the drill or ...

  6. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    harvest reduces the amount of water that must be evaporated for ensiling as yields increase. The Cornell ... delaying harvest to heights greater than 50 inches might be advantageous if extra forage is needed on the ... for lactating cows, with acceptable forage harvested nearly 80 days after planting. Keep in mind that ...

  7. August 28 Deadline for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/august-28-deadline-coronavirus-food-assistance

    detailed information about how the CFAP program works for dairy farms can be found in the previous issue of ...

  8. August 28 Deadline for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-3/august-28-deadline-coronavirus-food-assistance

    information about how the CFAP program works for dairy farms can be found in the previous issue of Buckeye ...

  9. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/economic-assistance-available-dairy-farms

    10 years, with May announced at $12.14 on June 8th. In that same time period major market disruptions ... going forward if supply aligns with demand. We cannot keep milking more and more cows. The program’s ... January 15 and April 15. Animals greater than 600 pounds sold in the same time period are eligible for ...

  10. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    current human viral outbreak and keep our farms running. Unless they are sick, farmers don’t usually tell ... their workers to stay home, but through keeping social distance on the farm and increasing many of our ... disinfecting our boots, we need to disinfect all surfaces around us and all our employees touch. This may also ...

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