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  1. Alternative Forages – What are they really?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/alternative-forages-%E2%80%93-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 ...

  2. Pricing Standing Forage Crops – Your One-Stop Shop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/pricing-standing-forage-crops-%E2%80%93-your-one-stop-shop

    Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension; Dr. Mark Sulc, ... of baling Cost of hauling Risk – nutrient variation Risk – weather, etc. Adjustments: These optional ... is chosen, then there is no deduction  made for risk of nutrient variation (d above). Clearly, this ...

  3. 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 ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences,  The Ohio State ... future for February is $20.21/cwt, followed by a further increase in March to $21.32/cwt. Nutrient prices ... nutrient cost, these prices yield an overall nutrient cost to feed that is slightly higher than the 5-year ...

  5. Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute: Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/food-and-agricultural-policy-research-institute

    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 ...

  6. Establishing Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-2/establishing-alfalfa

    and/or lime.  Management zones can be based upon soil type, topography, soil organic matter, or ... nutrient efficiency.  If you are surface applying lime and fertilizer, it is even more important to wait ... with glyphosate at least one month in advance of seeding and manage previous crop residue for good soil ...

  7. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    managing heat stress in dairy cattle. Cows generate heat through normal activities of eating, walking, and ... is a concern when managing dairy cattle during the hot and humid months of the year. If not managed ... Extension professional for additional advice in managing heat stress. Sources: Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle, ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... December is $17.95/cwt, followed by a further increase in January 2022 to $18.23/cwt. Nutrient prices It ... averages ($0.38/lb and $0.08/lb, respectively). Although in line with typical seasonal cycling of nutrient ...

  9. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    year show low disease pressure. When fungal disease is present in corn silage at harvest, research ... working with multiple universities across the Midwest, we only have limited knowledge on its management ... most common.  Three products that researchers across the country are seeing lower DON levels with when ...

  10. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    for stand establishment success, regardless of what type of seeding you are making: Soil fertility and ... grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils ... decision to plant or not will have to be made for each individual field, considering soil moisture status ...

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