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  1. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ... addition to forage fertility research, will allow for revision of current recommendations for forage crops, ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ...

  2. Manure Science Review to feature innovative MVP Dairy

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/manure-science-review-feature-innovative-mvp-dairy

    Agricultural Research Service “KDS/Quick Wash manure nutrient recovery” by Theresa Dirksen of Ag Solutions ... farm that’s keeping soil and water healthy by practicing regenerative agriculture.  The event takes ... International Dairy Foods Association and  Dairy Herd Management  magazine. The farm, its website says, “was ...

  3. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    for stand establishment success, regardless of what type of seeding you are making: Soil fertility and ... grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils ... decision to plant or not will have to be made for each individual field, considering soil moisture status ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... $16.50/cwt, followed by a slight increase to $16.66/cwt in September. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... were this time last year. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was ...

  5. Manure Science Review

    https://extension.osu.edu/events/manure-science-review-0

    Manure Science Review this year will feature a cutting-edge livestock farm that’s keeping soil and ... by the International Dairy Foods Association and  Dairy Herd Management  magazine. Tours will show ... University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES); the Mercer Soil and Water ...

  6. 2021 Farm Science Review to be live and in person

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/2021-farm-science-review-be-live-and-in-person

    called the event a “critical component of our land-grant mission to provide research-based information ... State’s Molly Caren Agricultural Center, 135 State Route 38, near London. “While research, teaching, and ... person, working together, to advance our industry,” said Cathann A. Kress, Ohio State’s vice president for ...

  7. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    cells per mL. Research studies have shown that milk SCC of equal or more than 200,000 per mL is ... soil on the teats, and counts higher than 100 cfu/mL usually indicate poor milking practices, dirty ... clean water promotes normal rumen function, high feed intake, digestion, and nutrient absorption- ...

  8. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS) ... Budgets available at: https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/farm-budgets, and the Ohio State ... https://farmprofitability.osu.edu/. Sources: USDA Economic Research Service Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook, July 2021 ...

  9. 2021 OPHI Symposium

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/2021-ophi-symposium

    This year, our biennial Symposium will be a free, completely online event. The event's theme ... is "Sustaining Our Ecosystems and Connections to the Outdoors," featuring naturalist Harvey ... Prerecorded talks will be available on our YouTube page on August 1 and a live keynote address will be held on ...

  10. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ... shown here agree with a study conducted by researchers at Cornell University (Kilcer et al., 2005), who ... of water that must be evaporated for ensiling as yields increase. The Cornell researchers stated that ...

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