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  1. 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

    In other industries, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires fall ... control or stop. Safety Around Machinery During silage harvest, there are risks of mechanical injuries ... Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County Corn silage harvest is ...

  2. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/annual-winter-forage-following-wheat-harvest

    University Extension The wheat has been harvested and the fields are now ready for a different purpose. Some ... need for storage of feed.  Extending the grazing season can be accomplished by seeding into a harvested ... costs, improved soil health, and grazing offers higher nutrient values when compared to harvested and ...

  3. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    this fall. The ONLY exception to this rule is perennial and Italian ryegrass plantings.  Mow or harvest ... will have to live with any field roughness for multiple years of harvesting operations. No-till into ... much tillage depletes soil moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint ...

  4. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    Science and Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Early fall is one of ... of P 2 O 5 per ton of dry hay harvested. Adequate amounts of soil P and K are important for the ... test P exceeds the agronomic level of 50 ppm, there is increased  potential of P losses into streams ...

  5. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    year show low disease pressure. When fungal disease is present in corn silage at harvest, research ... is to increase lignin around the infected area which reduces digestibility. 2021 was the first-year ... others as short as 7 days. With silage harvesting beginning around R4 growth stage, 50% milk line, the ...

  6. DORA- Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4113

    public health and safety requirements, as outlined in Ohio Revised Code 4301.82(F) for the DORA Within 45 ... the Department of Public Safety, Investigative Unit, stating that the DORA was created, along with ... in Ohio Revised Code 4301.82(F)(1), ensure the public health and safety is maintained within the DORA ...

  7. 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

    because it costs you money. Reduced feed intake, lowered milk production, poor reproduction, and increased ... by dairy animals can increase as much as 20% during hot weather. Make certain you have adequate ... supplies of high-quality water available.  Water used for evaporative cooling helps increase heat transfer ...

  8. Ohio Opportunity Zones in Community and Economic Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4112

    drive focused investments into low-income communities. “Low-income community” is defined in Section ... Continuous Tracts 3         “One in three Ohioans (34.5%) living in an OZ fall below the federal poverty ... allow investors to pool their resources in OZs, increasing the scale of investments serving underserved ...

  9. 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

    Although it can happen year-round, cases of summer mastitis as the name implies increases from June to ... somatic cell count, reduction in milk yield, and a tendency toward increased culling risk since the ... surrounding the udder is advised as a great number of flies will increase the likelihood of infection. Animals ...

  10. 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

    butterfat price increasing as we approach Autumn. For this issue, the Class III future for August is ... protein (MP) has decreased by about 13%, alongside a slight increase in the price of net energy for ...

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