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  1. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/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 ...

  2. Northeast Ohio Regional Dairy Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/northeast-ohio-regional-dairy-conference

    information that these systems provide to improve farm management.  A discussion panel of local dairy farmers ... who use activity monitoring systems in the management of their farms will be held to allow anyone ...

  3. Nuisance Bird Economics, Prevention, and Control for Livestock Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/nuisance-bird-economics-prevention-and-control

                                                                                                                                Starlings consume the grain and protein ingredients in dairy cow diets and reduce the nutrient content of ...                                                                                                                Ohio State research from 2008 has shown that bird droppings transmit E. Coli, salmonella, ... commercial nuisance animal control operators, some of which may be licensed to manage bird control on ...

  4. Ohio Dairy Producer Webinar Series

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-1/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 ...

  5. Considering Dairy Farm Construction in 2023?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/considering-dairy-farm-construction-2023

    Jason Hartschuh, Field Specialist, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock, Ohio State University ... has been 2 inches of assessable water trough perimeter per cow, but recent research has shown this ... ft, but newer research shows that when these fans are pointed correctly for cooling while cows are ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... silage continues to be a bargain feed in dairy cattle rations. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... ($0.08/Mcal and $0.41/lb, respectively). These nutrient costs continue to reflect recent trends in ingredient ...

  7. USDA Economic Research Service Dairy Outlook: November 2022

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/usda-economic-research-service-dairy-outlook

    University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) ... Anticipated milk price decreases and rising input costs make financial analysis, management, and planning even ... Budgets:  https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/enterprise-budgets   OSU Extension Ohio Ag Manager ...

  8. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    are making: Soil fertility and pH: The recommended soil pH for alfalfa is 6.5 to 6.8. Forage grasses ... 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils. Check herbicide history of field. A summary table of herbicide ... cold weather arrives. The decision to plant should be made for each individual field, considering soil ...

  9. Winter Dairy Webinar Recordings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/winter-dairy-webinar-recordings

    Manure Nutrient Utilization Manure management on your dairy farm is critical, especially with rising ... and can be viewed at your convenience on YouTube at the following links.    Dairy Risk Management ... Programs for 2022: Dairy Margin Coverage and Dairy Revenue Protection Risk management is critical to any ...

  10. Ohio Laws Governing Manure and Mud on Roadways

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/ohio-laws-governing-manure-and-mud-roadways

    fields to the farm.  This is also a time when tractors and manure spreaders are used to apply nutrients ... failure to properly manage the manure on the roadway. Your Responsibilities The best advice to avoid ... problems is to practice good manure and equipment management.  Do not overfill tankers or spreaders, ensure ...

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