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  1. 2018 Grazing School

    https://washington.osu.edu/events/2018-grazing-school

    Setting- Chris Penrose, OSU Extension What is MIG- Chris Penrose Soils and Fertility- Bob Hendershot Click ... here for registration flyer with more information. Or call our office at 740-376-7431.   ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... in December. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year ... $0.08/lb, respectively). However, the bulk of total nutrient cost comes from the cost of NE L (about 51% ...

  3. Recommended Adjustment when Pricing Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-6/recommended-adjustment-when-pricing-forages

    article on cost of nutrients has appeared in this newsletter (currently written by April Frye White). The ... information in that article is based on a nutrient pricing method developed by a former colleague, Dr. Normand ... nutrient composition. In articles appearing in Buckeye Dairy News, the prices are from central Ohio and the ...

  4. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 3

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-1/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-3

    our decision tree, we can treat without taking her temperature (but can always do so for more ... information). After talking with our vet, it sounds like it may be pneumonia and is listed as a use for Polyflex ... calf with 2 mL of ampicillin once per day for 3 to 7 days. Our little heifer calf will stay on the farm ...

  5. Getting that Last Cutting of Alfalf

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalf

    of energy reserves needing to be built up after harvest. Fields with optimal soil fertility levels ... health of the stand. Let's review what is known about fall cutting management of alfalfa. It is best ... through October is the critical fall rest period in our region. Harvesting during this period disrupts ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    certainly dominated the headlines and many of our daily conversations since March, 2020. For those directly ... involved in production agriculture, our lives and routines may have been disrupted, but our daily business ... Time must pass in order to generate data.  Science is evolving as researchers around the world continue ...

  9. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    has a very good publication entitled “Manure Sampling for Nutrient Management Planning” that provides ... results. It is available online at https://extension.psu.edu/programs/nutrient-management/educational ... /manure-storage-and-handling/manure-sampling-for-nutrient-management-planning. Manure sampling requires ...

  10. Establishing Alfalfa and Weed Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-2/establishing-alfalfa-and-weed-management

    with glyphosate at least one month in advance of seeding and manage previous crop residue for good soil ... done to successfully establish alfalfa? The first task is to obtain a soil sample or samples. If the ... field is less than 15 acres, then a single soil sample will suffice. If the field is larger than 15 ...

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