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  1. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    Manure” (https://ag.umass.edu/crops-dairy-livestock-equine/fact-sheets/sampling-dairy-manure) that ... information on sampling procedures, sending a sample for analysis, lab test results, and use/interpretation of ...

  2. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    of residue is produced per 40 bushels of corn or 30 bushels of soybeans. This leads to about ... cobs, leaves, and a few stalks that come out of the combine. This leads to low tonnage yields and more ... leading to decreased feed efficiency. Most organic materials can be used for bedding, including kiln-dried ...

  3. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

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

    decreases body temperature of the animal but leads to significantly higher milk production during the ... lactating animals, heat stress can also lead to decreased DMI (Tao and Dahl, 2013). In addition, cows that ...

  4. Making High Quality Baleage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/making-high-quality-baleage

    Mr. Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, ... aren’t uniform, there is oxygen captured between bales, often leading to spoilage within the tube of ... under trees. These areas often attract rodents, lead to plastic damage, or have sticks that fall and ...

  5. Media Release: Agersens to Work with Ohio State University to Test eShepherd in US Beef and Dairy Industries

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/media-release-agersens-work-ohio-state-university

    providing farm extension services through their agricultural education mission for agricultural producers. ... In contrast such services are typically offered by Australian state government agriculture ... being undertaken at The Jackson Agricultural Research Station and the Eastern Agricultural Research ...

  6. Early-Spring Planted Forages for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/early-spring-planted-forages-dairy-farms

    are fed adequate supplemental magnesium. The harvested forage should be tested, and the lab ... forages tested and balance the diet according to the test results.  Yields are typically lower than ...

  7. Feeding and Nutrition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/feeding-and-nutrition

    Composition Table (2016) Ohio AgriBusiness Association Ohio Department of Agriculture- Plant Industry Division ... National Forage Testing Association Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, NRC, 2001 U.S. Grains Council ... Water Mineral Intake with DCAD (MS Excel File) Water Testing Where to Have Your Water Tested Other Feed ...

  8. Staying Connected with the OSU Dairy Working Group

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/staying-connected-osu-dairy-working-group

    Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, Ohio ...

  9. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    a couple of reasons. One is the fact that calves are born with only two to four percent of their body ... fat reserves. Calves stop growing and worse, the immune system of the calf becomes compromised leading ... important to keeping the calf warm. Test the dryness of the bedding by kneeling down into it. If your knees ...

  10. Environmental Management

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

    Solutions Water and Agriculture Information Center Environmental Regulation: Agriculture Laws- U.S. ... Stewardship Curriculum Natural Resources Conservation Service Ohio Department of Agriculture- Livestock ...

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