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  1. Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-boost-soil-health-nutrients-earthworms-and-lower-costs

    money spent on fertilizer applications, cover crops can also improve the health of the soil by ... support microbial efficiency and diversity, facilitate drainage, reduce soil erosion and nutrient ... Technology Conference. A “Soil Quality” workshop funded by North-Central Sustainable Agricultural Research ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. When You Must Apply Manure in Winter, Take Precautions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/when-you-must-apply-manure-winter-take-precautions

    covering soil and water; nutrient and manure management; advanced scouting techniques; cover crops; crop ... January 18, 2011 ADA, Ohio-- Farmers are never encouraged to spread manure or fertilizer on frozen ... or snow-covered ground, but researchers know that sometimes it's inevitable. That's why ...

  4. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    or R1 and the performance of Holstein cows compared to untreated corn. They used best management ...

  5. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/heat-stress-dairy-cows

    2003). Therefore, managing heat stress in dairy cows is an important challenge that all producers should ... fertility, potential lameness, and longer calving intervals (Tucker et al., 2019). On the other hand, dry ...

  6. Dairy Palooza 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/dairy-palooza-2019

    enthusiasm of every participant! On April 27th, the Canfield Fairgrounds was the host site of our 9th ... the Grammers and their initial “leap of faith” when they agreed to host our very first version of the ... program. Our presenters are the best of the best, including OSU faculty, Extension educators, a registered ...

  7. Composting Boosts Turfgrass Growth

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/composting-boosts-turfgrass-growth

    where all of the nutrients are located, is stripped away. So soils where newly seeded turfgrass is ... urban developments. Ohio State University researchers have found that by adding an inch of compost into ... the top soil, perennial ryegrass achieves nine times faster cover and Kentucky bluegrass five times ...

  8. Manure Storage and Land Application- Where are we going? How fast can we get there?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/manure-storage-and-land-application-where-are-we

    facility, resulting in soil nutrient levels in excess of plant requirements. As farm size, environmental ... Mr. Jon Rausch, Waste Management Extension Associate, The Ohio State University  In today's ... economic climate, manure nutrients have more value than ever. The cost of commercial nitrogen (N) is at an ...

  9. Environmental Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/environmental-management

    Environmental Management: Animal Manure Regulation in Ohio Emergency Action Plans (Iowa State University) ... Livestock and Poultry Environmental Stewardship (LPES) Curriculum Nebraska's Comprehensive Nutrient ... Management Planning Nitrogen Management on Dairy Farms Odor From Feedlots Setback Estimation Tool Ohio ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... $14.50/cwt. Nutrient Prices As in previous issues, these feed ingredients were appraised using the software ... program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University to price the important nutrients ...

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