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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Researchers model spatial and temporal consequences of increased woody biomass use on the global forest ecosystem

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/researchers-model-spatial-and-temporal-consequences-increased-woody-biomass-use-global-forest

    Economics — addressed the impacts of woody biomass demand on forest harvests, prices and related timber ... timber harvesting and management in more than 200 managed and natural forest ecosystems across 16 world ... analysis of the forest carbon rental payment approach indicates that forest area will increase ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. Nitrogen Rate Recommendations for Wheat 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/nitrogen-rate-recommendations-wheat-2020

    yield potential. As a producer, you can greatly increase or reduce your N rate by changing the value for ... include any fall N). If you prefer to be more specific, the following equation may be used for mineral ... subtract from the total (spring N) any fall applied N up. I would not credit no more than 20 lb/A even if ...

  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. 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 ...

  8. Toxicity of Pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/toxicity-pesticides

    and safety. It also helps when addressing questions that come from consumers about why you use ... Looking at the amount of product required to be ingested under Caution, one ounce does not seem like a lot ... even more critical. Every label has PPE requirements based on the toxicity levels to protect the user. ...

  9. Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale Cancelled

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/master-gardener-annual-plant-sale-cancelled

    Due to Ohio State University and State of Ohio policies and for the safety of our customers and ...

  10. Poison Hemlock Control

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/poison-hemlock-control

    one and developing into a low-growing rosette by late fall.  The rosette overwinters and then resumes ... fall, when in the low-growing rosette stage; and 2) early spring before stem elongation occurs.  It’s ... most easily controlled in fall, but several products can work well in spring.  Herbicide effectiveness ...

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