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  1. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/h2ohio-cover-crop-usage

    defines their program. Launched in 2019 as a water quality initiative to address the inflow of nutrients ... manure incorporation, conservation crop rotation, cover crops, drainage water management, two-stage ditch ... Management Plan (VNMP), there could be benefits to the water system as well as the producer. Cover crops go ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    followed by a slight decrease to $17.13/cwt in November. Updated Corn Silage Price A new corn silage price ... corn silage continues to be a bargain feed in dairy cattle rations. Nutrient Prices It can be helpful ... $0.08/lb, respectively). These fluctuations in nutrient price are in line with the seasonal adjustments to ...

  3. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    to study and learn more to create unbiased new knowledge that informs all of us. Answering one ... research question may lead to several new research questions, or the correct answer backed by science is no ...

  4. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-1

    However, a new addition to the certification training is antibiotic stewardship – a concept translatable to ...

  5. Livestock Medication Records: Are They Really Necessary?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/livestock-medication-records-are-they-really

    some degree of dehydration and low intake (feed and water) due to pain, and this may extend the drug ...

  6. VOLUME 23, ISSUE 5

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5

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  7. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ... hay production (Ward et al., 2016, 2018), and so managing these costs is key to an Ohio forage ... producers’ ability to stay competitive. Furthermore, water quality issues in the state underscore the need ...

  8. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    clean water promotes normal rumen function, high feed intake, digestion, and nutrient absorption- ... preparation (washing the teats with water, not using teat predip, and dirty teats) all known risk factors for ... water-hardness score, high alkalinity of alkaline detergent wash, or problems with cooling system/ plate cooler. ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    $16.50/cwt, followed by a slight increase to $16.66/cwt in September. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... were this time last year. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was ... issue, the income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.33 and ...

  10. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    difficult situation with no effective control options in no-till management, so conventional tillage for ... a pre-plant herbicide.  Patching in new 2021 spring seedings with gaps is possible this late summer, even for ... that are toxic to new seedlings of alfalfa. So, this summer is the last opportunity to try to ...

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