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  1. Cover Crops Offer Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cover-crops-offer-options

    soil health. These crops are typically planted in the fall. Rye, barley and wheat will overwinter and ... continue growing in the spring. Other crops will only grow during the fall season and die off in winter. ... next crop. They are not harvested or grazed (though you can certainly do either and still receive many ...

  2. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    factors, including forage maturity at harvest, forage moisture content at harvest, and forage storage ... maturity, the quality of a stored forage is greatly dependent upon moisture content at harvest. Given that ... moisture content to make good harvest decisions? The primary methods used to determine forage moisture are ...

  3. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/turbulence-dairy-industry

    Among other changes are the shifts in components prices, mainly the focus on fat and protein, as ... discussed in the January Issue of Buckeye Dairy News. With less travel in the US with the ‘shelter in ... the fiber and fat and for protein. Thus, the reduced availability of distillers grains will increase ...

  4. COVID-19 Guidance

    https://grants.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/resources/covid-19-guidance

    be required to maintain all relevant health and safety precautions to minimize the spread of the ... Mission critical is defined as work that is either focused on COVID-19 OR essential for the immediate ... activities which fall into the following areas and deemed critical to the food supply chain, will be reviewed ...

  5. Effects of Dietary Protein Level in Dry Cows and Heifers on Milk Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/effects-dietary-protein-level-dry-cows-and-heifers

    would require a greater MP intake than dry cows to maximize milk production. This is because heifers are ... still growing before calving unlike dry cows, and more MP would be required for heifer growth in ... addition to requirements for maintenance and pregnancy (i.e., fetal and mammary growth). In heifers, ...

  6. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    opportunities to be few and short. As planting is delayed, the risk increases because of more competition from ... weed-free. Don’t overwork the soil. Too much tillage depletes moisture and increases the risk of surface ... without a companion crop in the spring allows harvesting two or three crops of high-quality forage in the ...

  7. Research News- March 2020

    https://grants.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/research-news-march-2020

    The latest issue of CFAES Research News is now available. This month’s issue highlights: 2020 ...

  8. COVID-19 Farm Resources

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/covid-19-farm-resources

    Managing Workers on the Farm During COVID-19   Webinars COVID-19 and Food Safety for Consumers COVID-19 and ... Food Safety for Specialty Crop Producers and   Marketers   Zoom for Farmers Using Zoom for Meeting ...

  9. Paper Clover Campaign = POSTPONED

    https://clermont.osu.edu/events/paper-clover-campaign

    focus on the needs of 4-H youth, Extension staff, Volunteers, and communities, the 2020 Spring 4-H Paper ... partnership with Tractor Supply will continue with the Fall Paper Clover campaign as planned for 10/7 ...

  10. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    shutters, and protective shrouds decreases air movement and increases the power requirements from the fan. ... The logbook allows you to monitor when a fan is having increased belt wear or motors that are not ... pulleys increase belt wear and slippage and decrease fan RPM. Belts should ride at the top of a pulley and ...

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