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  1. Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/roadway-safety-during-crop-scouting-activities

    Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader Taking a drive through the countryside ... attention towards safety and roadway courtesy. For agronomists employed with an agricultural business, it ... is safe from other moving vehicles and secure from possible theft.   Field safety: When accessing ...

  2. Have No Fear..Honey Bee Swarms are Near

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/have-no-fearhoney-bee-swarms-are-near

    column is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  3. CDL Update

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/cdl-update

    from the Q&A are summarized below. Required Course Any new person trying to obtain a Commercial ... pick up a piece of machinery outside of that range, farmers are required to have a CDL, medical card, ... vehicle combo over 26,000lbs requires a CDL if being used for commercial purposes. A pickup truck rated at ...

  4. Nitrogen Management of Forage Winter Cereals

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/nitrogen-management-forage-winter-cereals

    the soil for the following crop, but also increase the potential for lodging, which will cause harvest ... a harvest date. Nitrogen rates and harvest timing greatly effects forage yield and quality. Nitrogen is not ... When a fall application of manure was made containing over 120 lb/acre of nitrogen on well drained ...

  5. When the Rain Won’t Let Up

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/when-rain-won%E2%80%99t-let

    with nature. An increase in unhealthy habits such as alcohol use can contribute to farm accidents, and ... Health, Safety, and Prevention. (2nd ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. Edenfield, T. M., & ...

  6. Time to Assess Forage Legume Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/time-assess-forage-legume-stands

    clover. Many forage stands suffered significant fall armyworm feeding damage late last summer and into the ... fall, so those stands should be carefully evaluated this spring as they green up. It is time to start ... temperatures and/or physical injury from wheel traffic at harvest time. In severe cases, the plant can be ...

  7. Pricing Standing Forage Crops – Your One-Stop Shop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/pricing-standing-forage-crops-%E2%80%93-your-one-stop-shop

    equivalent crop Calculate and apply deductions: Cost of harvest, including mowing, tedding, and raking Cost ... adjustments can be made if a forage analysis     is done post-harvest: Dry matter Feed value – If this option ... both parties before the crop is harvested. Tools are available to assist with this process, all ...

  8. USDA Releases March Dairy Report

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/usda-releases-march-dairy-report

    that high input prices, increased feed costs, and corn silage quality issues likely contributed to ... average $5.65/bu, an increase of $0.20 from last month’s projection.  Price increases for other feed ... $211/ton, an increase of $43/ton compared to January 2021.  The five-state weighted average for premium ...

  9. Winter Dairy Webinar Recordings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/winter-dairy-webinar-recordings

    manage your farm. Recording: https://youtu.be/mt_wDNQ--ZA Safety on the Dairy farm Agriculture is the ... Extension educators Taylor Dill and Jamie Hampton as they discuss safety on the farm and making sure ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    improved butterfat price should help to offset increased feed costs due to changes in global feed ... ingredient markets. In this issue, the Class III future for April is $23.29/cwt, continuing to increase in ...

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