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  1. Forage Planting – How to Do It Well

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/forage-planting-%E2%80%93-how-do-it-well

    (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 – 6.8. ... fertility are in the recommended ranges.  Follow the Tri-state Soil Fertility Recommendations ... plant, will help improve chances for successful forage establishment. Check now to make sure soil pH and ...

  2. Essential Oils 101 Webinar

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/essential-oils-101-webinar

    centuries. Though there is little published research on them, studies suggest positive associations between ... essential oil use and the treatment or management of conditions ranging from infection to pain to anxiety to ...

  3. Virtual Dining with Diabetes

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/virtual-dining-diabetes

    techniques and other practices to help control your blood sugar through our cooking school and nutrition ...

  4. Gearing Up for Spring Planting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/gearing-spring-planting

    of all tractors that will be used. Service all tractors. Get any needed fertilizer on hand or order ... it to be spread as soon as the field is fit (hopefully you pulled a soil sample last fall, and if ... not, do it ASAP and send to the lab). Calibrate the fertilizer spreader. Buy the seed (including any ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    March is $16.18/cwt, followed by an increase to $17.20/cwt in April. Nutrient prices It can be helpful ... feeds, including soybean products this year. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the ... protein. For January’s issue, the income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day ...

  6. Considering Corn Silage Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/considering-corn-silage-cost-production

    Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The cost ... 3). What inputs were the biggest contributors? The largest are shown in Table 2. Seed, fertilizer, custom ... Fertilizer $100 $104 $111 $105 Custom hire $113 $95 $111 $103 Land rent 1 $99 $94 $108 $100 Real estate taxes ...

  7. Multi State Dairy Beef Program Being Offered

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/multi-state-dairy-beef-program-being-offered

    a surplus of heifers to enter the herd. In an effort to manage heifer numbers and add value to bull calves, ... 5 at 12:00 p.m. EST, for a series titled “Management Considerations for Beef x Dairy Calves.” Dairy ... a variety of topics related to marketing, genetics, and management of crossbred beef x dairy cattle. On ...

  8. Virtual Southwest Ohio Perennial School

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/virtual-southwest-ohio-perennial-school

    technique, mulch volcanoes, bad pruning cuts and other poor maintenance practices. They embrace poor soil ...   April 29  Connect the Dots…2021  - Joe Boggs, OSU Extension, Hamilton County Integrated Pest Management ...

  9. April Update in the Community Garden Virtual Class

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/april-update-community-garden-virtual-class

    Our monthly seasonal gardening series continues with an April Update held in partnership with The ...

  10. Ventilation System Maintenance Is Critical to Keeping Cows Comfortable

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/ventilation-system-maintenance-critical-keeping-cows

    70’s. Our ventilation system recently roared to life as temperatures in the barn crossed 65°F, reminding ...

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