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  1. Consider Dietary Changes to Take Advantage of High Milk Protein Price

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/consider-dietary-changes-take-advantage-high-milk

    several months, the value of milk protein has more than doubled while the value of milk fat is down about ... adequate forage and fiber (i.e., does not cause ruminal acidosis), increasing starch concentration about ... daily yield of milk protein of an average Holstein cow by about 0.075 lb but reduce milk fat by 0.06 lb. ...

  2. Testing for Nitrates

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/testing-nitrates

    considering using grain corn for forage. With the dry conditions, concerns have arisen about the potential for ... nitrate toxicity of animals. Conditions favorable to high nitrate concentration and feeding guidelines are ... described in the OSUE fact sheet titled "Nitrates in Dairy Rations" ...

  3. How to Get Ready for Spring Planting Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/how-get-ready-spring-planting-now

    about calibrating drills: https://forages.osu.edu/video/drill-calibration?width=657px&height=460px ...

  4. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    In my experience, seeing some seed on the surface indicates most of the seed is about at the right ...

  5. 2016 Corn Silage Crop in Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-5/2016-corn-silage-crop-ohio

    available, and commodities will be less expensive near harvest time. Harvesting Corn Silage Chop at the ... shrink by 2 percentage units has a value of about $2/ton. Homolactic inoculants (these are the ‘standard ... cost-effective with drought-stressed corn.  Check for nitrates.   Because of the growing season this year, the ...

  6. New Diagnostic Testing for Johne's Disease in Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/new-diagnostic-testing-johnes-disease-ohio

    preparation technique that resulted in more MAP being available to inoculate on the media. An additional ... on solid media, this system utilizes a liquid media, or "broth" as it is sometimes called, ... in a sealed vial of the liquid media along with specific growth supplements and certain antibiotics ...

  7. Pricing Drought-Stressed and Immature Corn for Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-4/pricing-drought-stressed-and-immature-corn-silage

    normal corn silage would be reasonable.  Test drought-stressed corn silage for nitrate levels before ... silage (very early milk stage) CP   10 to 11%                     (about 2 or 3 units higher than normal) ... NDF 50 to 55%                    (about 10 units higher than normal) Starch 15 to 20%                  ...

  8. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    data are available at: Ohio: https://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/forage2008/table15.asp Ohio: ... potential after frost events. Pearl millet is essentially free of prussic acid poisoning potential. Nitrate ... prussic acid and nitrate poisoning. Teff is a warm-season grass that can be used for hay, silage, or ...

  9. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    different and what effect might it have on corn silage digestibility and mycotoxins. To learn more about ... with fungal infections is that they may bring high levels of mycotoxins into the feed, but ... interestingly, the level of visual fungal disease symptoms does not correlate to the level of mycotoxins present. ...

  10. Change Your Employee Recruitment and Interview Mindset

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/change-your-employee-recruitment-and-interview

    outward focus is about developing relationships with persons, organizations, and institutions that could ... person.  Inward recruitment focus is about building a reputation as a great place to work.  If someone were ... supervisory requirements of the job, and finally, something about the expectations for hours and weekly or ...

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