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  1. 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

    appeared they might recover from winter damage. It is now too risky to try to establish new perennial ... toxicity is possible with all summer annual grasses and management steps should be taken to reduce that ... drought-stressed and waterlogged soils. More details on managing this forage can be found in a factsheet from ...

  2. What are LEAP and OFAER?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/what-are-leap-and-ofaer

    Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP). Funds are available to help livestock, dairy, and poultry farmers who ... Program To help Ohio's livestock and poultry producers identify and address key management issues ... Resources' (ODNR) Division of Soil & Water Conservation, United States Department of Agriculture's ...

  3. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    new crop is harvested. If increased feeding rate of corn silage is an option, increase inclusion of ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    $14.50/cwt. Nutrient Prices As in previous issues, these feed ingredients were appraised using the software ... program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University to price the important nutrients ... and effective NDF (e-NDF, $/lb) are reported in Table 1.   Per usual, commodity and nutrient prices ...

  5. Manure Storage and Land Application- Where are we going? How fast can we get there?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/manure-storage-and-land-application-where-are-we

    placed upon manure handling, storage, and nutrient recycling practices. Water quality impacts from land ... minimizing the water content to concentrate the nutrients. Again, this may require more financial and human ... Mr. Jon Rausch, Waste Management Extension Associate, The Ohio State University  In today's ...

  6. Dairy Management Workshops Planned

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/dairy-management-workshops-planned

    Be a Better Manager and will focus primarily on the economics of dairy production and what future ... final day is titled Managing for the Future. This session will focus on two important functions of ... as you are managing the fall harvest, but winter will be here before we know it and along with it ...

  7. Early-Spring Planted Forages for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/early-spring-planted-forages-dairy-farms

    year on about 25 to 30-day intervals. Agronomic Management Plant high quality seed of a named variety ... similar stages of maturity, the nutrient composition of the different small grains is similar, i.e., ... supplemental forage. Proper management in planting, and especially harvest timing and storing, will greatly ...

  8. Making High Quality Baleage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/making-high-quality-baleage

      Undersander D., and C. Saxe, “Field Drying Forage for Hay and Haylage” UW Extension Focus on Forage”, April ...

  9. Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/midwest-regional-dairy-challenge

    for me to learn how to evaluate management practices on a dairy farm. I attended the Midwest Dairy ... farm’s management, cow health, reproductive program, nutrition, replacement program, and financials. As ... Challenge provided a great opportunity to learn more about dairy farming and herd management, but it also ...

  10. Environmental Rules- Are you in compliance?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/environmental-rules-are-you-compliance

    Protection Agency released the new revisions to the Clean Water Act for concentrated animal feeding ... the next few issues of the Buckeye Dairy News, we will be focusing an article on helping dairy farmers ... of Agriculture has been working on bringing the fairly new Ohio rules in compliance with the new ...

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