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  1. Fertility Management of Meadows and Pastures

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/fertility-management-meadows-and-pastures

    fertilizers, manure, or livestock nutrient cycling (grazing livestock). Let's first address the soil ... other forages. Is this a wise decision? Well, that depends. What are the soil fertility levels, what ... "Fertility Management of Meadows" provides excellent recommendations for fertilizing pastures and forage ...

  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. Sodium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1503

    GENERAL INFORMATION Sodium is widely distributed in soils, plants, water and foods. It is ... of rocks and soils. The concentrations of sodium in groundwater are dependent on the local geological ...

  4. People

    https://dairy.osu.edu/people

    Personnel:  Glen Arnold (419) 235-4724 Extension Field Specialist, Findlay  Manure Nutrient Management Systems ... Royce Thornton (330) 287-1373 Animal Genetics  and Herd Management County and Field Specialist ... Debbie Brown (937) 498-7239 Extension Educator, Shelby County Herd Management Sam Custer (937) 548-5215 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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) ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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. ...

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