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  1. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    (https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages). Forages are more productive where soil pH is above 6.0, but for alfalfa it should be 6.5 to 6.8. Soil ... forage establishment in the spring. Make sure soil pH and fertility are in the recommended ranges. Follow ... the Tri-State Soil Fertility Recommendations ...

  2. How to Get Ready for Spring Planting Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/how-get-ready-spring-planting-now

    weather outlook for our spring planting season is not encouraging, as it is expected to be wetter than ... normal again, although hopefully not as bad as 2019. The purpose of this article is to stimulate our ... tanks of all tractors that will be used. Service all tractors.   Get any needed fertilizer on hand or ...

  3. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/update-oardc-feed-energy-equation

    been made since then, but our lab is in the process of making a major update to the equation. Because ... the equation is summative, an equation component for one nutrient can be changed without affecting the ... (Mcal/lb) = 0.015*((NDF-Lignin)*(1-[(Lignin/NDF) 0.667])) where all nutrients are entered as % of DM. Those ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April Frye White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... Nutrient prices As in previous issues, feed ingredients commonly used in Ohio were analyzed using the ... can be used to appraise important nutrients in dairy rations, estimate break-even prices of ...

  5. Tales with Tony- Compost Lesson 1

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/tales-tony-compost-lesson-1

    School Garden Plot or Indoor Garden Plot Review: What nutrients are in the soil that help plants grow. ... in the bottom of two of them. Paper Pencils Worm Template Lesson 1: Wasting Our Food Read: Garden ...

  6. Effects of Dietary Protein Level in Dry Cows and Heifers on Milk Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/effects-dietary-protein-level-dry-cows-and-heifers

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... production in early lactation. The researchers collected over 125 treatment means from published journal ... confirmed the NRC (2001) recommendations that heifers require more MP than cows.  If management conditions ...

  7. EQ: Don't be a Sheldon online

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/eq-dont-be-sheldon-online-1

    IQ tests.” — Daniel Goleman What is Emotional Intelligence? It is the awareness of our emotions that ... drive our behavior, and how it impacts others (both positively and negatively), and then learning how to ... manage these emotions. Why is it important to have a high emotional intelligence? Your Emotional ...

  8. How and why to keep phosphorus on no-till fields

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/how-and-why-keep-phosphorus-no-till-fields

    erode, sending soil and the components of fertilizer, including phosphorus, downstream, a threat to water ... Environmental Sciences (CFAES). That’s because fertilizer in a no-till system is not mixed into the soil and ... encourages their growth. “We have reduced the amount of soil-bound phosphorus in our streams, rivers, and ...

  9. Ohio State CFAES names 2020 Distinguished Seniors

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-cfaes-names-2020-distinguished-seniors

    areas such as academics and scholarship, research and innovation, service and involvement, and influence ... said Steven Neal, CFAES professor and associate dean for academic programs. “Recipients are our future ... Agricultural and Biological Engineering Asaad Ahmad, construction systems management, Columbus, Ohio Matthew ...

  10. Mud and more mud

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/mud-and-more-mud

    soil with heavy equipment such as a planter or harvester and the pore space between the soil particles ... becomes compressed, leaving the soil less able to support crop growth. The mud from Ohio’s plentiful rain ... have to be fed food that’s higher in nutrients if the animals are dealing with a lot of mud. “Cattle ...

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