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  1. 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 ...

  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. Multi State Dairy Beef Program Being Offered

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/multi-state-dairy-beef-program-being-offered

    a surplus of heifers to enter the herd. In an effort to manage heifer numbers and add value to bull calves, ... 5 at 12:00 p.m. EST, for a series titled “Management Considerations for Beef x Dairy Calves.” Dairy ... a variety of topics related to marketing, genetics, and management of crossbred beef x dairy cattle. On ...

  4. New Video on the Ohio State Dairy Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/new-video-ohio-state-dairy-program

    Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. Its purpose is to bring attention to the research ... swiss cheese production. The dairy programs at Ohio State focus on farm and animal management, food ... production and processing, dissemination of the research to the industry, and training students for ...

  5. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    and total digestible nutrients (TDN) over the 4 planting dates across 3 rates of nitrogen with and ... digestible nutrients (TDN) in oats with different planting dates and nitrogen applications (T = fungicide ... with weed control, and improve seed to soil contact if drills are not closing the seed slot. Just keep ...

  6. Video Updates for Dairy Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/video-updates-dairy-management

    . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vkir9JC2Dk&t=370s Dairy Day, Dr. Lee Dr. Chanhee Lee discusses his research on manure and nutrient management ... you on management practices to improve your operation and the latest research that is being conducted ... by OSU researchers. We will be doing our best to keep videos under 10 minutes, just the right length ...

  7. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    (https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages). Forages are more productive where soil pH is above 6.0, but for alfalfa it should be 6.5 to 6.8. Soil ... forage establishment in the spring. Make sure soil pH and fertility are in the recommended ranges. Follow ... the Tri-State Soil Fertility Recommendations ...

  8. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    herbicide.  Finally, keep in mind the following factors to increase establishment success: Soil fertility and ... for grasses 20 ppm Mehlich-3. The critical soil potassium level is 120 ppm for most of our soils ... given the low soil moisture status across many areas. The decision to plant or not will have to be made ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April Frye White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... continues to be a bargain feed in dairy cattle rations. Nutrient prices When comparing the prices in Table ... 1 to the 5-year averages, the current prices of nutrients are favorable. The price of NE L is about 36% ...

  10. 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 ...

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