Ohio Dairy Producer Webinar Series
managed. Maximizing manure nutrient retention can help make it an income, especially with current ... winter to provide producers with timely updates on risk management strategies, milk market outlook, farm ... February 11: Dairy Risk Management: The first two risk management tools many producers utilize are the ...
Nitrogen Management of Forage Winter Cereals
rate revolves around yield potential, species planted, manure application history, and soil drainage. ... soils and the crop was planted before October 1 st, multiple studies have found little yield benefit to ... increased with nitrogen fertilization, the economic return was often negative. With current nitrogen price ...
Time to Assess Forage Legume Stands
winter hardiness and disease resistance generally survive longer. Soil fertility: Adequate soil potassium ... to green up. Wet soil conditions and widely fluctuating temperatures have presented tough conditions ... a concern in northeast Ohio and wherever heavy clay soils are present with poor drainage. Crops such as ...
Summer Mastitis – Insights on cause, signs, and prevention
other strategies, such as fly traps, grazing management, teat stripping, and isolation of the animal ...
Whole Cow’s Milk to Aid in 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 ...
Alternative Forages – What are they really?
in their nutritional content, they may just be less efficient at supplying the required nutrients to ... of beans to be put in, the benefits would be twofold – the cover crop would prevent soil erosion and ... crops may only be in preventing soil erosion if harvest interferes too greatly with other full-season ...
H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage
reduction. Those practices are soil testing, variable-rate fertilization, subsurface nutrient application, ... defines their program. Launched in 2019 as a water quality initiative to address the inflow of nutrients ... some of the goals and guidelines associated with the best management practices (BMP) that the program ...
Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute: Dairy Outlook
University Extension The Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of ... important risk management tool. Improved prices will likely result in increased cow numbers which are ... projections provided in this report are well researched given the information available today but are subject ...
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 ...
Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices
April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... May to $23.50/cwt as we approach summer. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in ... average ($0.08/lb). These nutrient costs align well with recent trends, and although nutrient cost per cow ...