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  1. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. Results from Research Supported by the Ohio Dairy Research Fund

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/results-research-supported-ohio-dairy-research-fund

    liquid manure applied. Measurements were recorded for soil nitrogen, soil nutrient losses, plant ... nitrogen, and survivability. Our research has shown that WCC are great scavengers of excess nitrogen (up to ... Additional research is needed to quantify the effects of cover crops on recycling other manure nutrients ...

  6. Applying Manure to Tiled Fields

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-3/applying-manure-tiled-fields

    system that needs to be managed. Soil texture, available water holding capacity, tillage history, as well ... soil water holding capacity. f.   Application rates should be closely tied to nutrient requirements and ... Ms. Amanda Meddles, Extension Program Coordinator for Environmental Management, The Ohio State ...

  7. CFAES Faculty Lead on Global Water Issues

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/cfaes-faculty-lead-global-water-issues

    Microbial Ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), researches soil microbial ... ecology and the role of soil management in affecting the functioning of ecosystems. Dr. Dick has directed ...  faculty are working across globe through their teaching, research, and outreach to further understand and ...

  8. Hydrologic Redistribution and Rhizosphere Biology of Resource Islands in Degraded Agro-ecosystems of the Sahel

    https://ipa.osu.edu/worldwide-projects/africa/hydrologic-redistribution-and-rhizosphere-biology-resource-islands

    Dr. Brian McSpadden-Gardner, and Chelsea DeLay, a soil science research associate in the School of ... Collaborator: Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (Senegal’s Agricultural Research Institute) Research ... Richard Dick, Professor of Soil Microbial Ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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