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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/heat-stress-dairy-cows

    heat by sweating, seeking shade, increasing their respiration rate, increasing their time spent ... With each unit increase on the THI index, it is estimated that milk production drops 0.70 lb/day (West, ... 2003). This negative effect increases as relative humidity goes up. When relative humidity is 90%, yields ...

  7. Cooking With Your Harvest

    https://washington.osu.edu/events/cooking-your-harvest

    Back by popular demand, please join award winning Chef Tom Hickey at the Cornerstone Inn on July 16th starting at 6:00 pm for dinner and a cooking session using home grown produce. The menu will consist of stuffed hamburgers, a variety of garden fresh sal ...

  8. Dairy Palooza 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/dairy-palooza-2019

    with consumers and first-aid as it relates to farm safety. Dairy feeders and goats also had time on the ...

  9. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    difficult, especially for liquid manure systems that require agitation before application. In reality, manure ... /manure-storage-and-handling/manure-sampling-for-nutrient-management-planning. Manure sampling requires ...

  10. 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 ...

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