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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

    information on sampling procedures, sending a sample for analysis, lab test results, and use/interpretation of ... application and the results are used in calculating the field application rate. In practice, this is ... main disadvantage of this time period is that the results are not available to guide the present ...

  2. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    stands, resulting in substantial winter kill. Numerous stands across the State were completely destroyed. ... late August). The resulting silage from BMR sorghum is almost as good as regular corn silage (although ...

  3. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

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

    temperatures that will be seen throughout the next three to four months. Heat stress results when an animal can ... 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. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, May 23, 2019. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for ... central Ohio on May 23, 2019 are presented in Table 2. Detailed results for all 27 feed commodities are ... commodities at one specific point in time. Thus, the results do not imply that the bargain feeds are cheap on ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program – Sign-up Coming Soon!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/2019-dairy-margin-coverage-program-%E2%80%93-sign-coming

    different “expected payment” results depending on what the markets are doing.  OSU Extension and FSA offices ...

  8. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Grants/Cooperative Agreements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/great-lakes-restoration-initiative-glri-grantscooperative-agreements

    $14 million for about 30 projects in 5 categories addressing agricultural and non-agricultural ...

  9. 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

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

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on March 24, 2019 are presented in Table ... 2. Detailed results for all 27 feed commodities are reported. The lower and upper limits mark the 75% ... must remember that SESAME™ compares all commodities at one specific point in time. Thus, the results do ...

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