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  1. Raising Dairy Calves: Reading Personality of the Calves can be Important

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-4/raising-dairy-calves-reading-personality-calves-can

    these differences to dairy calves? Previous research has revealed that food animals that are generally ... lifetime production efficiency. Given this prior knowledge, researchers at the Animal Welfare Program at ... from this research are: Personality traits explain individual variability in the development of feeding ...

  2. Spring Applications of Manure and Inorganic Fertilizer to Cool Season Grasses

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/spring-applications-manure-and-inorganic-fertilizer

    management of cool season grasses. Pre-establishment fertilization Soil testing to determine soil nutrient ... a manager. With the cost of these inputs rising over the past few years, routine soil sampling should be ... testing laboratory for analysis. Recommendations for fertilizer P and K based upon soil test levels are ...

  3. Management in Today’s Dairy Economy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/management-today%E2%80%99s-dairy-economy

    negatively impacting animal health or milk production? Can you adjust the dry cow diet or management to ... reduce expenses without a negative result? Can changes be made in your cropping program? Are you soil ... reduced, but I caution you in doing so. A pH imbalance can result in poor nutrient uptake and reduced ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... are 4 to 5% greater than one year ago and are backing the recent surge in demand. Nutrient Prices: ... The Ohio State University to price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate break-even ...

  5. Managing for High Quality Stored Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/managing-high-quality-stored-forage

    grains, particularly cereal rye, and progressing into our more traditional forage legumes or legume/grass ... plant maturity and plant respiration losses after mowing. Forage maturity, in particular for our first ... a significant decline in quality for each day of harvest delay. Research suggests that relative feed value (RFV) ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Mr. Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... prices will not be very good for a little while. Nutrient Prices As in previous issues, these feed ... University to price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate break-even prices of many ...

  7. Ohio State Places Second at National North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/ohio-state-places-second-national-north-american

    researchers, educators, financial analysts, nutritionists, farm service providers, and veterinarians. This ... their assigned dairy farm, including production and farm management data. After an in-person inspection ... recommendations for nutrition, reproduction, milking procedures, animal health, housing and financial management ...

  8. Cereal Rye – A Cover Crop with Feed Value?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/cereal-rye-%E2%80%93-cover-crop-feed-value

    a great nutrient recycler, soil builder, topsoil loosener, and erosion preventer.  For dairy and beef ... production rye is similar to wheat, and starter fertilizer should be applied according to soil test results ... and the Tri-State Fertility Guide (see “Important Wheat Management Guidelines”, Lentz et al. C.O.R.N. ...

  9. 2018 Dairy Palooza

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/2018-dairy-palooza

    adults gathered for our 8th annual Dairy Palooza.  It was held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in ... Wooster, Ohio on a sunny day.  Our morning agenda included the customary Quality Assurance (QA) training ... back" to youth.  For their names, please view the link for our program on the web page. Dairy Palooza ...

  10. Manure Storage and Land Application- Where are we going? How fast can we get there?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/manure-storage-and-land-application-where-are-we

    facility, resulting in soil nutrient levels in excess of plant requirements. As farm size, environmental ... Mr. Jon Rausch, Waste Management Extension Associate, The Ohio State University  In today's ... economic climate, manure nutrients have more value than ever. The cost of commercial nitrogen (N) is at an ...

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