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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ... is the first line of defense against summer mastitis. In a non-organic system, a pour-on suspension ...

  3. Join us for a night at Leeds Farm

    https://ohio4h.org/july-2022/join-us-night-leeds-farm

    Development programming. This year, the Ohio 4-H Foundation is hosting the event at Leeds Farm on Oct. 6, ... pumpkin jump, pedal carts and a great meal, all to benefit 4-H programs throughout the state. This is a 21 ... where we will be “Honoring Our Past and Zipping into the Future.” It’s sure to be a fun night on the ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ... shields and guards are always in place on equipment. Repairing a broken shield is as critical as replacing ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. Fall Foliage and Farm Tour

    https://coshocton.osu.edu/events/fall-foliage-and-farm-tour-1

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  8. 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 ...

  9. Welcome back to the Ohio State Fair!

    https://ohio4h.org/july-2022/welcome-back-ohio-state-fair

    Youth, at Leeds Farm on Oct. 6. Check out some pictures from last year’s Celebration of Youth. The Teen ... cards and enter to win a 4-H themed garden tool kit. Adults over the age of 21 will also receive ... Don’t forget to stop by the Lausche Youth Center on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. to watch the 2022 Ohio ...

  10. 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 ... University Extension has an Excel tool to help you determine the right rates to apply based on your soil test ... Many dairy farms have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. When soil ...

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