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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Tomato Tasting

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/tomato-tasting

    Do you have a favorite tomato variety? Want to learn more about why your tomato vines begin to die ... overnight?  Do you have questions about tomato growing or preserving? Help select the Fairfield County Master ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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% ...

  8. 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% ...

  9. 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

    deltamethrin, are available to control flies. Those products that are to be applied along the back of the animal ...

  10. VOLUME 24: ISSUE 4

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

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