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  1. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    requirements. Based on the results shown above, the forage harvested from 60 to 80 days after planting (50 to 67 ... used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ... management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ...

  2. Mysterious Illness Affecting Ohio Birds Update

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/mysterious-illness-affecting-ohio-birds-update

    rehabilitator.   As of August 3 there is little news to report regarding the bird illness, but as I’ve gotten ...

  3. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    University Extension Silage harvest- it’s the most wonderful time of the year! And by that, I mean stressful ... and tiring. However, if you were to ask if corn planting or harvesting is more enjoyable, the answer ... of, “Well there’s no such thing as ‘re-harvesting’ is there?” would sum up my answer quite succinctly. ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    Do not harvest a new perennial forage stand this fall. The ONLY exception to this rule is perennial ... for several years of harvesting operations. Sclerotinia crown and stem rot is a concern with no-till ... moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should ...

  5. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    program must not neglect the potential to increase calving difficulty due to increased birth weights. ... barns and fed a TMR to meet or exceed nutritional requirements. Prepartum cows and pregnant heifers were ... yield. It has been shown that high milk producing cows have reduced blood progesterone due to increased ...

  6. The Ohio Watershed Leaders (OWLs) Conference

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/ohio-watershed-leaders-owls-conference

    p.m. at the BrewDog, 463 W Town Street, Columbus (kayak trip not required to attend the dinner). *There ...

  7. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    removal of cows from the milking herd, and increased treatments costs. Mastitis is caused by several ... pathogens which lead to mammary gland inflammation with the subsequent increase of somatic cell counts in ... Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO), which specifies safety standards of Grade “A” milk. The quality of processed ...

  8. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), milk cow numbers in the United States have increased each ... Actions taken by some cooperatives and handlers may have discouraged higher production Increased feed ... $18.30 Looking Ahead – Milk Production and Pricing- 2022 The forecast for 2022 calls for an increase of ...

  9. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    surrounding states is making it difficult to harvest hay crops.  We usually wait for a clear forecast before ... structure used. Wrapped baleage usually requires 24 hours to cure. Wrapped baleage should be dried to 40 to ... Consider Desiccants Desiccants are chemicals applied when mowing the crop that increase the drying rate. ...

  10. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. The increasing prevalence of MAP requires new ...

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