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  1. Extension Educator Shares Expertise in Article about Microplastics in Lake Erie

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-19-2022/extension-educator-shares-expertise-article-about

    data to determine how well the Cleveland Water Department and others who rely on Lake Erie for their ... in Lake County, recently shared some of her expertise about microplastics in a news article.  ... Microplastics are the size of a sesame seed or smaller can be found in water, on land, and in the air. A grant ...

  2. Congrats to Ohio Sea Grant for Recent Conneaut Port Authority Clean Marina Certification

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-19-2022/congrats-ohio-sea-grant-recent-conneaut-port-authority

    result of intensive work to implement environmental best management practices to improve air and water ... Sea Grant college program, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Office of Coastal Management, the ... Ohio Department of Natural Division of Parks and Watercraft, and the Lake Erie Marine Trade ...

  3. Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/fall-manure-application-and-cover-crops

    should be to combine nutrient recovery and to protect water quality. Manure application rules in Ohio are ... Glen Arnold, Extension Field Specialist, Manure Management, Ohio State University Corn silage ... application of manure, milking parlor water, outdoor lot runoff, and silage leachate is a necessary part of ...

  4. Preparing Your Dairy Herd for the Fall Football Season

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/preparing-your-dairy-herd-fall-football-season

    and Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Purina Animal Nutrition, Great Lakes Dairy Cows love cooler weather ... summer heat, cow fertility, hoof quality, bird infestations, and new corn silage are among factors to ... successful in feeding new corn silage without production decline take great care in proper corn hybrid ...

  5. Preparing Equipment for Corn Silage Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/preparing-equipment-corn-silage-harvest

    the tension or replace with new ones.  Refer to the owner’s manual for areas to lubricate. If an auto ... another that is a water cannon with foaming agent.  Check lights, back-up beepers, and condition of the ... machine. On the corn head, inspect the cleaners so that weeds don’t wrap around the header. Kernel ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Silage Price A new corn silage price used throughout this article was calculated this month as corn ... silage continues to be a bargain feed in dairy cattle rations. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... ($0.08/Mcal and $0.41/lb, respectively). These nutrient costs continue to reflect recent trends in ingredient ...

  7. Soil Health Tour 2022 is Taking Place Sept. 19-28

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-19-2022/soil-health-tour-2022-taking-place-sept-19-28

    southeastern Michigan, as well as the Western Lake Erie Basin of Ohio. This year’s tour will include some ...

  8. September 2022 Department Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/september-2022-department-highlights

    member from Guatemala, and focused on new innovations, trends, processing techniques, and food safety ...

  9. A Farm Advisory Team Can Help You Succeed

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/farm-advisory-team-can-help-you-succeed

    University Extension Managing all the complexities of a dairy farm is no easy task.  Weather, animal ... nutrition and health, crop variety selection, managing people, and monitoring financial performance are just ... and is well organized.  The role of the facilitator is to guide discussion, keep the team focused on ...

  10. Ohio Laws Governing Manure and Mud on Roadways

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/ohio-laws-governing-manure-and-mud-roadways

    fields to the farm.  This is also a time when tractors and manure spreaders are used to apply nutrients ... failure to properly manage the manure on the roadway. Your Responsibilities The best advice to avoid ... problems is to practice good manure and equipment management.  Do not overfill tankers or spreaders, ensure ...

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