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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Strawberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5531

    are one of the most popular small fruits to grow in home gardens. Some varieties, if managed well, may ... Wash them in gently flowing cool water in a colander. Drain and remove caps by giving them an easy ... twist with a strawberry huller or sharp knife. Do not soak berries in water, they will lose color and ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Peaches

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5525

    temperature enhances the flavor. Rinse peaches just before eating with cool, running water. Do not use soap, ... dip in boiling water for 30 to 60 seconds, plunge into cold water, drain, and slip off the skins. Use ...

  7. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ... of water that must be evaporated for ensiling as yields increase. The Cornell researchers stated that ... https://forages.osu.edu/news/be-alert-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities.   Reference: Kilcer, T.F., Q.M. Ketterings, J.H. Cherney, P. Cerosaletti, and P. Barney. 2005. ...

  8. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. The increasing prevalence of MAP requires new ... efficacious vaccines as an essential management tool to control MAP. A recent study assessed the effectiveness ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Eggplant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5517

    water-soaked” spots..   High humidity is preferred for eggplant storage. If eggplant is not stored in the ... purchase.  Serving Wash eggplant in cold water thoroughly prior to serving to remove dirt. Do not use soap, ... lightly press eggplant slices before cooking to squeeze out water and remove air trapped inside the ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Greens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5519

    Cook fresh greens in very little water and only until tender to retain nutrients. See chart below for ... crisper for three to five days. Before use, thoroughly wash greens under running water. This will help ... or water) in a covered pot for an extended period.  Kale Chips A crunchy chip that you can customize ...

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