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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

    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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Making High Quality Baleage

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    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 ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... the software program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University to price the ... nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, May 23, 2019. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for ...

  6. Dairy Palooza 2019

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    with consumers and first-aid as it relates to farm safety. Dairy feeders and goats also had time on the ... Mrs. Bonnie Ayars, Extension Dairy Program Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio ... State University It all began with a simple idea cultivated by loyal volunteers. However, the only way ...

  7. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

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    Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County, The Ohio State University Extension ... Applying livestock manure based on nutrient content is one factor involved in using manure more ... is easiest to sample at the time of application, when it is being loaded and hauled to the field.The ...

  8. 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

    Bill Weiss, Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Many ... data are available at: Ohio: https://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/forage2008/table15.asp Ohio ... : https://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/forage2008/table16.asp Kentucky: http://forages.ca.uky.edu/variety_trials (see Annual Grass Report) Soil temperatures ...

  9. 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program – Sign-up Coming Soon!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/2019-dairy-margin-coverage-program-%E2%80%93-sign-coming

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension ... a while now.  So, put on your mitt because it is nearly time to play ball.  The Farm Service Agency (FSA) ... Program, re-named and re-configured in the 2018 Farm Bill.  The changes you will see in the DMC Program ...

  10. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 3

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