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  1. Summer Mastitis – Insights on cause, signs, and prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/summer-mastitis-%E2%80%93-insights-cause-signs-and

    early start on treatment and careful evaluation to preserve animal well-being. Better yet is to invest ... 3 to 14 days and milk from 0 to 6 hours). Organic farms cannot apply these products and should rely on ... August, as the combination of wet weather and warmer temperatures encourage fly activity. It can affect ...

  2. Okuley selected for scholarship, attends annual Ag Media Summit

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/okuley-selected-scholarship-attends-annual-ag-media-summit

    away amazing advice from industry peers, applicable skills and a new web of connections I can rely on ... through the Livestock Publications Council (LPC) Student Award Program as a finalist for the Forrest ... communication mediums including producing podcasts, engaging community on social media, photography in natural ...

  3. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    disease potential are all reasons to be concerned about the effects of heat stress on dairy cattle. When ... cause stress.  The table below shows the effects of the temperature-humidity index (THI) on dairy cattle ... solar radiation and may include trees, buildings, cloth, or structures. If shade areas are constructed, ...

  4. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    next year. During this busy time of year, safety is critical with equipment moving all over the farm ... apparatus. Besides holding deadly gases, silos can also become the sites of fires and explosions. Silo fires ... materials in combination with air leaks in the silo structure can allow a fire to start anywhere within the ...

  5. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/annual-winter-forage-following-wheat-harvest

    https://hayandforage.com/article-2152-are-greens-good-for-you-.html https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/DIBS/DIBS31-16_Short_Season_Forages_to_Fill_Supply_Gaps_for_Dairy_Farms.pdf ... peas, vetch, Sudan grass, brassicas, and clovers. The crop that is selected will depend on planting date ... regulations concerning government programs.  For example, if you participate in the H2Ohio program, you must ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    breakeven (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, July 22, ... $20.67/cwt, continuing to further decrease in September to $20.21/cwt. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... protein (MP) has decreased by about 13%, alongside a slight increase in the price of net energy for ...

  7. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    the best times to topdress maintenance fertilizer on perennial forages. Soils are usually firm in ... much. If nutrient deficiencies are suspected, then tissue tests combined with the soil test values can ... University Extension has an Excel tool to help you determine the right rates to apply based on your soil test ...

  8. Boucher inducted into Ohio Ag Hall of Fame

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/boucher-inducted-ohio-ag-hall-fame

    On Friday, August 2, Dr. Leon Boucher, a three-time alum and emeriti faculty member of ACEL, was ... his induction into the Hall of Fame on behalf of her family. His supporters in the crowd included ...

  9. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    working with multiple universities across the Midwest, we only have limited knowledge on its management ... and effects on corn silage. Currently, there are no confirmed outbreaks of tar spot in Ohio this year, ... silage moisture, digestibility, and energy which can also lead to poor fermentation with lower silage ...

  10. Bring One, Take One 2022- Plant Exchange, Plant, Garden Art, & Garden Item Sale

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/news/bring-one-take-one-2022-plant-exchange-plant-and-garden-art-sale

    to be exchanged! On August 20 the Master Gardeners will host the annual Bring One Take One plant ... a clean pot or double bag with some original soil left on the roots. Check your garden for perennials that ...

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