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  1. 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

    drinking and evaporative cooling purposes. According to Penn State University Extension, water consumption ... water (SAW). Discussion about each of these is provided below. Shade is used to protect animals from ... appropriate size and number of fans strategically placed to maximize animal comfort. Water is necessary for ...

  2. 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

    control or stop. Safety Around Machinery During silage harvest, there are risks of mechanical injuries ... injury. Make sure the machine is turned off when leaving the seat and that all moving parts have stopped ...

  3. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

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

    grazing strategy. There are some management practices to keep in mind when planning for extended grazing. ... your Soil and Water Conservation Board. Double cropping annual forages offers many opportunities to ...

  4. 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

    vegetation and tall weeds which can provide cover for flies. Also, keep the area dry by eliminating standing ... water. Avoid cows to be near areas where likely there will be high numbers of active flies, such as soggy ...

  5. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

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

    improved. When fungal disease infects corn, one of its natural responses to stop the spread of the disease ... during humid conditions of 85% relative humidity or more, keeping leaves wet for greater than 7 hours. ...

  6. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

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

    harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always guide what nutrients to apply and how ...

  7. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    on a weight basis. Seed coatings can also dramatically alter how the seed flows through the drill, so ...

  8. VOLUME 24: ISSUE 4

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4

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  9. Deliver Your Hay to the Market Safely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/safety-through-seasons-2022/deliver-your-hay-market-safely

    others safe- Make sure farm workers helping with loading process can hear each other and keep at a safe ... system that trailers are equipped with, allowing for safe stopping. Always have safety breakaway chains ... bales. The size and shape of the bale can make a significant difference in how one should secure and ...

  10. Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/roadway-safety-during-crop-scouting-activities

    a parked vehicle along the roadway when this is a short-term stop. Be aware of how long you leave on the ... flashers, as it will affect your vehicle’s battery life. • For longer parking stops, look for an area of ... water-logged areas, holes, and fence lines.  • Know the property lines when assessing fields and avoid parking ...

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