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  1. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    The Ohio State University With the excessive rainfall in 2019, forage harvests were delayed which ... forage yields and quality have been compromised for 2019. Thus, management strategies on the farm need to ... with variable composition in low quantities. The low quality forages on the farm should be fed ...

  2. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    The Ohio State University Extension 2019 has been a difficult year in much of Ohio might be an ... understatement. We have corn tasseling in one field while right next to it in another field, or even in the same ... field, it is 2 feet tall. Many of the fungal corn disease we battle in Ohio show up late enough in the ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... numbers in the major 24 states were down around 60,000 head compared to one year ago (July 2018: 8.84 ... in OH were analyzed using the software program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State ...

  4. Addressing 2019 Agricultural Challenges-or- Dealing with the Impacts: Q&As for a Weird Weather Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/addressing-2019-agricultural-challenges-or-dealing

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension To ... management Agronomic crops Farm stress New Q&As and webinars are added as needs are identified.  Have ... Resources Center at https://dairy.osu.edu/, Ohio Ag Manager at https://u.osu.edu/ohioagmanager, the C.O.R.N. ...

  5. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 4

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4

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  6. Feeding and Nutrition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/feeding-and-nutrition

    Forage Quality Stretching Forage Supplies on Dairy Farms (2019 Challenge) University of Wisconsin Forage ... Composition Table (2016) Ohio AgriBusiness Association Ohio Department of Agriculture- Plant Industry Division ... Forages from Flooded Fields (2019 Challenge) Forage Production Options for Ohio (2019 Challenge) Frosted ...

  7. 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

    Mr. Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator, Crawford County, The Ohio State University Extension ... material has the capacity to hold 2.5 times its weight in water. Table 1. Crop Nutrients and Absorbency. ... yields and low straw tonnage. One last option is to purchase straw from out of state, but the most risky ...

  8. 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

    delayed harvest on many farms, turning what usually is a good quality forage into lower quality ‘heifer ... Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio ... State University The numerous freeze-thaw cycles and wet ground last winter were very hard on alfalfa ...

  9. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

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

    Ms. Morgan Westover, Senior, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University At $900 ... The Ohio State University, Columbus. Pages 11-16. West, J. W. 2003. Effects of heat-stress on ... heat by sweating, seeking shade, increasing their respiration rate, increasing their time spent ...

  10. Making High Quality Baleage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/making-high-quality-baleage

    The Ohio State University Extension Spring 2019 has been challenging to say the least. Hay fields have ... have at the highest quality possible will be key. One way to maintain forage quality with small dry ... heating process, the quality of these bales still declined.   Most bale wrap is one mil low-density ...

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