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  1. Welcome Dr. Thainá Landim de Barros to the Department of Animal Sciences.

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/welcome-dr-thain%C3%A1%C2%A0landim-de-barros-department-animal-sciences

    about animal health, welfare, and public health. She also has been very interested in sustainable ...

  2. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

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

    vigorous regrowth the following spring. Remember that hay crops will remove about 50 lb of K 2 O and 12 lb ... report. The OSU Fertility Recommendation Calculator and a user guide are available at ... Many dairy farms have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. When soil ...

  3. 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

    disease potential are all reasons to be concerned about the effects of heat stress on dairy cattle. When ... people.  Depending upon their level of production, temperatures as low as 65 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit can ... stress levels. (Source: University of Minnesota) Indicators of Heat Stress In addition to air temperature ...

  4. Still looking for a course for autumn semester 2022? Check out these offerings:

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/still-looking-course-autumn-semester-2022-check-out-these-offerings

    Selection and Evaluation: Learn about the principles of poultry science; the evaluation and ranking of ... 3000-level or above AnimSci course, and Jr standing or above, or Grad standing.   5031 – Ruminant Nutrition: ...

  5. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

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

    contamination of corn silage and high moisture corn with many nutritionists encouraging levels below 1 ppm in ... corn utilized in the lactating cow ration. Fungicides may have the ability to reduce mycotoxin levels ... disease pressure, revealed that in all cases but one, an application of fungicide at R1 reduced DON levels ...

  6. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    summer. Make sure that the field surface is relatively level and smooth if you plan to no-till because you ... and clovers should have a pH of 6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is ... 30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is ...

  7. 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

    protective structures became available in the mid-1960s. These structures were not available for all new ... caution.  Additional resources are available from the Ohio State University Extension Ag Safety and Health ...

  8. Dr. Maurice Eastridge, 2022 recipient of the Purina Animal Nutrition Teaching Award in Dairy Production.

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/dr-maurice-eastridge-2022-recipient-purina-animal-nutrition-teaching-award-dairy-production

    and feeding management to upper level undergraduate and veterinary students, and teaching the dairy ... regional, and national levels of Dairy Challenge and in fostering the growth of student programs during the ... annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference. To learn more about Dr. Eastridge's award. Dairy ...

  9. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

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

    levels of total digestible nutrients equal to or greater than 70%. Brassicas should not be more than 75% ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    protein (MP) has decreased by about 13%, alongside a slight increase in the price of net energy for ... lactation (NE L). The current price of NE L and MP are about 75 and 12% higher than the 5-year averages ... ($0.08/Mcal and $0.41/lb, respectively), and physically effective neutral detergent fiber (pe-NDF) is about 5% ...

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