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  1. 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

    complete. Once again, your feedback is appreciated as we evaluate current forage fertility guidelines ... grasses and legumes that follow guidelines already established in the Tri-State Fertility Guide. If you ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ...

  2. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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    be firm enough for a footprint to sink no deeper than one-half inch.  Tilled seedbeds do not need ... for stand establishment success, regardless of what type of seeding you are making: Soil fertility and ... Agronomy Guide for specific guidelines (see http://go.osu.edu/forage-seeding-dates).   Planter calibration: ...

  3. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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    Dairy farmers and advisors are encouraged to consult the Ohio State University Extension Dairy Excel 15 ... encouraged to evaluate inputs, monitor expenses closely, and consult with trusted advisors to develop plans. ...

  4. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ... to heights greater than 50 inches might be advantageous if extra forage is needed on the farm and ... https://forages.osu.edu/news/be-alert-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities.   Reference: Kilcer, T.F., Q.M. Ketterings, J.H. Cherney, P. Cerosaletti, and P. Barney. 2005. ...

  5. 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

    dairy products and fluid milk is greatly affected by the initial quality of the raw milk harvested at ... laying time of cows. Dairy cows have strong behavioral need to rest, and this has a priority over dry ... from the cleaning procedure. Point #5: Good record keeping. When treatment is needed, record the ...

  6. Creeping Towards Harvest

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    make in a few days’ time will likely influence your milk yields for the next year. We need to not only ... is an essential part of the equation. Check your knives and shear bar to make sure they don’t need ... bearings and belts that may need to be replaced. Taking care of 20-minute jobs as they come up is ...

  7. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

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    conditioners) or show some mechanical abrasion (impeller conditioners). Some excellent guidelines for adjusting ... round bales, but only 23% on large squares, according to label guidelines on most propionic acid-based ...

  8. DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Nicole Debose

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/dei-faculty-and-staff-spotlight-nicole-debose

    working with nonprofit and public organizations to meet the needs of Cuyahoga County residents. With ... needs of the local community while also addressing state, national, and global issues. I do my best to ... successes. Discussing topics like territory recognition and needs of all learners demonstrates that the ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. VOLUME 23, ISSUE 4

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

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