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  1. Emergency Preparedness Through a Farm Walk Through

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/emergency-preparedness-through-farm-walk-through

    course on animal handling. You may want to have disposable plastic boots available for biosecurity and so ... the tour, have a discussion with first responders about gas detection equipment that they have ... available if they need to enter a confined space. Hydrogen sulfide, methane, carbon monoxide, and ammonia ...

  2. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-2

    sometimes I see them referred to as “grass puppies” on social media because of their bouncy and curious ... tied to dehydration. The tricky part about diarrheal diseases is that they can be caused by a plethora ... muzzle, and breathing rate. Eyes can be scored according to discharge levels. A score of 0 is a healthy ...

  3. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    will be 10 to 16 lb/ton. About 2 lb of this nitrogen is in the ammonium form and the remainder will be ... in the organic form. While ammonium nitrogen is immediately available to a growing crop, organic ... nitrogen takes time in a field to mineralize and become available over three or four years. The phosphorus ...

  4. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    soil test value is above the critical level, added fertilizer is not expected to increase the yield of ... the upcoming crop. When soil test values are above the critical level, the chance of a yield response ... is highly unlikely. The critical phosphorus soil test level for corn and soybean is 20 ppm and 30 ppm ...

  5. Face-to-Face Again with the 2021 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/face-face-again-2021-ohio-dairy-challenge

    provided to students.  On Friday afternoon, the students and judges spent about two hours at the farm ... Matthew, Caleb, and Hayden Brightbill. The family’s operation includes about 690 cows and 700 youngstock. ... Drs. Maurice Eastridge and Benjamin Wenner for the OSU Columbus campus. Additional information about ...

  6. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Just Do It – Nag Nag Nag

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-just-do-it-%E2%80%93-nag-nag-nag

      We don’t usually run articles about fall herbicide application this late in the season, since ... winter.  The thinking of some weather experts is that the wet may persist into spring planting season.  Wet ... levels that can cause injury to soybeans.  Rimsulfuron is one of the few herbicides with decent activity ...

  7. Fully Vaccinated Crew Shirts Available for Faculty, Staff, and Students!

    https://woostercampuslife.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/buckeye-buzz/november-29-december-5-2021/fully-vaccinated-crew-shirts-available-faculty

    Fully Vaccinated Crew T-shirts are now available for faculty, staff, and students! Pick up your ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NEL is about 6% ... income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.18 and $9.63/cwt, ...

  9. Tillage is Useful for Managing Tar Spot and Other Diseases

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/tillage-useful-managing-tar-spot-and-other-diseases

    levels of disease. Unless this stubble is buried or destroyed, several of the fungi that infected the ... crop this year will likely be available in fairly high numbers to infect next year’s crop. And under ... surface still had tar spot. Many fields had some level of tar spot, regardless of production practice or ...

  10. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    information about how and when to sample manure, Penn State Extension has a good publication available on-line ... nitrogen content will be 10 to 16 pounds per ton. About two pounds of this nitrogen is in the ammonium form ... and the remainder will be in the organic form. While ammonium nitrogen is immediately available to ...

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