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  1. Preparing Your Dairy Herd for the Fall Football Season

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/preparing-your-dairy-herd-fall-football-season

    summer heat, cow fertility, hoof quality, bird infestations, and new corn silage are among factors to ... prepare.  Day Length The most consistent research response many university and farm data in the northern ... intake and priority of nutrient demand to milk production. As day length shortens, the cow body condition ...

  2. Spring Hayfield Scouting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-2/spring-hayfield-scouting

    Hartschuh, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension While ... keep that stand. Most forage specialists and researchers commonly use 55 and 40 as key numbers when ...

  3. USDA Dairy Report: March 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-2/usda-dairy-report-march-2023

    University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    increase in fertilizer prices, there is renewed interest in the nutrient value of manure. This article will ... Extension has a good publication available on-line at http://extension.psu.edu/plants/nutrient-management ... /educational/manure-storage-and-handling/manure-sampling-for-nutrient-management-planning ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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