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  1. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    storage type will also determine how wet the crop should be prior to harvesting (Table 1). I think it’s ... make in a few days’ time will likely influence your milk yields for the next year. We need to not only ... on which way you think about it, heavily influences silage yield and the quality of the fermentation ...

  2. 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

    from the cleaning procedure. Point #5: Good record keeping. When treatment is needed, record the ... preparation (washing the teats with water, not using teat predip, and dirty teats) all known risk factors for ... water-hardness score, high alkalinity of alkaline detergent wash, or problems with cooling system/ plate cooler. ...

  3. 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

    forage quality as the crop matures. As we keep waiting for perfect haymaking weather, we will reach the ... though, keep in mind that the soil should be firm enough to support equipment. Compaction damage has ... weather limits how far we can push the limits, these techniques can help us improve the chances of success ...

  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

    producers’ ability to stay competitive. Furthermore, water quality issues in the state underscore the need ...

  5. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    be firm enough for a footprint to sink no deeper than one-half inch.  Tilled seedbeds do not need ... see some rain in the forecast, especially if the soil is dry. The following steps improve the chances ... 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-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    of water that must be evaporated for ensiling as yields increase. The Cornell researchers stated that ... to heights greater than 50 inches might be advantageous if extra forage is needed on the farm and ... oxygen and allow for proper fermentation. Keep in mind that the sorghum grasses should be harvested or ...

  7. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    numbers were 4,100 higher than the same week one year ago. Milk production in May was 0.5 lb less than ...

  8. 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

    calves, replacement heifers needed, and calf death losses due to dystocia and the subsequent survival and ... When looking at length of dry period, keep in mind that there is an interaction with short gestation ...

  9. Miami County 4-H Barbecue

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/miami-county-4-h-barbecue-0

    butter, cookie and bottled water. Tickets can be purchased online at ...

  10. Coffee with the Master Gardeners Series

    https://miami.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/coffee-master-gardeners-series

    of Flowers  March- Tools of the Trade April- Creating a Water Garden  May-  Native Bees and You! ... Keep It! What to do with holiday plants after the holidays  ...

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