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  1. 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 ... utilized. Soil testing should be conducted the same way as we recommend for row crop production. Collect 15 ... testing laboratory for analysis. Recommendations for fertilizer P and K based upon soil test levels are ...

  2. Establishing Alfalfa and Weed Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-2/establishing-alfalfa-and-weed-management

    Mr. Jeff Stachler, Extension Agriculture Educator, Auglaize County, The Ohio State University ... mineral soils having subsoil pH greater than 6.0.  Bray P1 soil test phosphorus (P) concentrations should ... be between 25 and 50 ppm. The Mehlich III soil test P concentrations should be between 40 and 79 ppm. ...

  3. Johne's Disease Testing Options: What has Changed?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/johnes-disease-testing-options-what-has-changed

    enjoyed a very high level of support for Johne's disease testing for many years.  Although warning ... important one, is that the Ohio Department of Agriculture has been required to begin charging substantial ... fees for fecal cultures and ELISA blood tests.  And the timing couldn't have been much worse.  ...

  4. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-2/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds

    in Table 1. Not all herds on DHI are included in the table below because of the different testing ... options offered by DHI, some herds opt for no release of records, lack of sufficient number of test dates, ...

  5. Busted: rbST Milk Myth Machine is Revealed

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/busted-rbst-milk-myth-machine-revealed

    agriculture and prefers that his/her food be grown in a natural and organic fashion.       Recently, a few ... by our cows. In fact, all milk contains some hormones, and human milk can contain significantly ... ago".  Thus, the situation is certainly not deteriorating.  In fact, changes were almost all in ...

  6. European Dairy Industry Study Abroad

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/european-dairy-industry-study-abroad

    and 20 students from Animal Sciences; Agricultural Education; Food, Agricultural, and Biological ... Engineering; Agricultural Communications; Zoology; and the Agricultural Technical Institute. The trip occurred ... agricultural university in the Netherlands, including a tour of their dairy unit on the main campus and at the ...

  7. What Does Discovery of Bovine Tuberculosis in a Herd in Ohio Mean for Ohio Livestock Farmers?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-4/what-does-discovery-bovine-tuberculosis-herd-ohio

    Department of Agriculture (ODA) announcing that a dairy herd had recently been detected with bovine ... been observing similar kinds of discoveries in other states, it was not.  In fact, in an article in the ... regulatory agencies charged with the tracing and testing activity (of course, they are supported with our tax ...

  8. Variation in Milk Urea Nitrogen in Ohio Dairy Herds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-3/variation-milk-urea-nitrogen-ohio-dairy-herds

    farms and the emphasis today on the effects of agriculture on the environment, this study was conducted ... and MUN: Urea nitrogen testing in dairy cattle. Comp. Cont. Edu. Pract. Vet. 18:712-721. ...

  9. Inside This Issue

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-4/inside-issue

    press recently to a report by the United Nations regarding the carbon footprint of agriculture in ... general, and livestock agriculture in particular.  Unfortunately, some people like to cite the report when ... in fact they don’t seem to actually have read it.  When the correct figures are used, the ...

  10. Update on Ohio's Program for Controlling Johne's Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/update-ohios-program-controlling-johnes-disease

    management and control strategies specific to their farm; and 3) guidelines for herd testing and ... classification programs to help separate infected herds from test-negative herds. Ohio has been at the forefront ... Coordinator. Dr. Ned Cunningham of the Ohio Department of Agriculture's (ODA) Division of Animal Industry ...

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