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  1. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    Reducing shrink (wastage) of forages should be a focus during harvesting (field losses), storage (rapid ... The Ohio State University With the excessive rainfall in 2019, forage harvests were delayed which ... ://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed_PDF/Stretching%20forage%202019%20weiss%20FINAL%20B.pdf). Reduce shrink of forages harvested and stored on the farm. ...

  2. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    season that they cause little damage. With the late planting and harvest this year, how will that be ... increase in lignification of the fiber, which results in decreased NDF digestibility. The other challenge ... fungicide application, there were no diseases detectable. At harvest, mycotoxins were detected in the silage ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    rise in milk prices seems to be from increased demand and not supply. According to the USDA, monthly ... the overall price increase. Some economists are even suggesting the increase in demand could push ... production per cow continues to be increasing but at the same rate that US cow numbers are decreasing. ...

  4. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 4

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4

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  5. 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 ... because of increased proportion of grass and other weeds in the stands. To make matters worse, many ... delayed harvest on many farms, turning what usually is a good quality forage into lower quality ‘heifer ...

  6. 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

    increase protein content but only in the first harvest because they don’t regrow after cutting. Legumes ... harvest in as little as 40 days at which time up to 2 tons/acre of DM is possible. Additional cuttings are ... possible thereafter. In the fall, the sorghum species will have the danger of prussic acid poisoning ...

  7. Making High Quality Baleage

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

    very likely at this moisture; higher bale densities and more wraps of plastic is required to better ... wrap 40 to 50 bales per hour using less plastic, but they require uniformity between bales. When bales ... bales where bales meet. They require higher feed-out rates of ideally two bales per day. With a line ...

  8. Feeding and Nutrition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/feeding-and-nutrition

    National Forage Testing Association Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, NRC, 2001 U.S. Grains Council ... Forages Harvesting and Storing Dry Corn Silage Harvesting Drought Stressed Corn Silage Machinery Custom ... Rates for Silage Operations Nutritional Requirements of Grazing Dairy Cattle Pricing Drought Stressed ...

  9. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    bedding. The challenge is with falls like this past year, it rains every two days and corn harvest is ... harvestable option is to look at cover crops you or a neighbor have planted and have not been able to kill ... the field as it dries and bleaches yellow. The Pre Harvest Interval (PHI) for cereals on some ...

  10. Food Safety Training

    https://washington.osu.edu/events/food-sfety-training

    safety training which meets ODH Level 1 Training requirements for food service employees as well as those ... ServSafe® FOOD SAFETY TRAINING                            Next 3-day class begins May 28th- see ... registration flyer for details. The Ohio Department of Health requires all food service facilities licensed at ...

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