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  1. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages. We highly recommend using this tool to check any fertilizer recommendations you receive, as we ... the best times to topdress maintenance fertilizer on perennial forages. Soils are usually firm in ... harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always guide what nutrients to apply and how ...

  2. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/annual-winter-forage-following-wheat-harvest

    costs, improved soil health, and grazing offers higher nutrient values when compared to harvested and ... have a grazing management plan to go along with your nutrient management plan. You can do this with ... a few things that need to be considered.  Brassicas have very high nutrient concentrations and should be ...

  3. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    are making: Soil fertility and pH: The recommended soil pH for alfalfa is 6.5 to 6.8. Forage grasses ... 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils. Check herbicide history of field. A summary table of herbicide ... cold weather arrives. The decision to plant should be made for each individual field, considering soil ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... $20.67/cwt, continuing to further decrease in September to $20.21/cwt. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... lower than the 5-year average ($0.09/lb). These nutrient costs are reflective of recent trends in ...

  5. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    managing heat stress in dairy cattle. Cows generate heat through normal activities of eating, walking, and ... is a concern when managing dairy cattle during the hot and humid months of the year. If not managed ... Extension professional for additional advice in managing heat stress. Sources: Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle, ...

  6. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    year show low disease pressure. When fungal disease is present in corn silage at harvest, research ... working with multiple universities across the Midwest, we only have limited knowledge on its management ... most common.  Three products that researchers across the country are seeing lower DON levels with when ...

  7. Summer Mastitis – Insights on cause, signs, and prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/summer-mastitis-%E2%80%93-insights-cause-signs-and

    other strategies, such as fly traps, grazing management, teat stripping, and isolation of the animal ...

  8. Data Visualization and Scientific Storytelling in FAES

    https://acel.osu.edu/courses/agrcomm-5535

    research results and technical information in both academic and nonacademic communication contexts in food, ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... $24.47/cwt. Nutrient Prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The ... detergent fiber (pe-NDF) is about 18% higher than the 5-year average ($0.09/lb). These nutrient costs are ...

  10. Whole Cow’s Milk to Aid in Infant Formula Shortage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/whole-cow%E2%80%99s-milk-aid-infant-formula-shortage

    Extension Cow’s make some of the most nutrient dense foods that we know of. But can we feed it to infants?  ... for more than a week for children of this age. Cow’s milk provides many essential nutrients, including ... magnesium, and selenium. But there are some nutrients that babies need that is lacking in cow’s milk, such as ...

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