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  1. Getting that Last Cutting of Alfalf

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalf

    from fall cutting. Forages in well-drained soils will be at lower risk of injury than those with ... the summer will be at lower risk. Any stress (wet soils, potato leafhopper injury, etc.) that weakened ... removal of plant cover increases the risk of frost heaving! Fall cutting should not be practiced on soils ...

  2. Getting the Last Cutting of Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalfa

    well-drained soils will be at lower risk of injury than those with marginal drainage. Fall cutting should not ... built up after harvest. Fields with optimal soil fertility levels (pH, P, and K) are at less risk than ... at lower risk than where leafhoppers caused severe injury. Any stress (like wet soils) that weakened ...

  3. USDA’s Bartuska visits Ohio, CFAES

    https://alumni.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/june-2015/cfaes-news/usda%E2%80%99s-bartuska-visits-ohio-cfaes

    OSU Extension’s support of urban farming; visited USDA-ARS’s Soil Drainage Research Unit in the ... prestigious Wolf Prize in Agriculture, becoming the first woman and first Ohio State scientist to be so ... Agricultural Engineering Building in Columbus; met with Gwen Wofford in CFAES’s Government Relations office; ...

  4. Environmental Rules for Animal Agriculture- Who Are You Going to Call?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-4/environmental-rules-animal-agriculture-who-are-you

    risks are viewed somewhat like ghosts in the cartoon. Environmental risks are everywhere but not at my ... you can be better prepared at lowering environmental risks- so who are you going to call? Well, in ... Ohio Department of Agriculture: regulatory authority for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) ...

  5. Applying Manure to Tiled Fields

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-3/applying-manure-tiled-fields

    (preferential pathways) to reduce the risk of manure reaching drain lines, or till the surface of the soil 3 to ... lines, contaminating surface waters. Manure also moves through cracks, worm holes, dead root channels, ... etc. This can be avoided by matching the water holding capacity of the soil and the manure application ...

  6. Dairy Farm Manager Academy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/events/dairy-farm-manager-academy

    taught in Wooster (Shisler Center with housing in Hilton Garden Inn) and two taught in Columbus near the ... campus of The Ohio State University (e.g., Hilton Garden Inn, Olentangy River Road). During the month ...

  7. Environmental Stewardship- Minimizing Risk and Being Prepared

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/environmental-stewardship-minimizing-risk-and-being

    risks-it's just a factor of life. Yet, a general mindset seems to have settled among us that we demand ... a risk-free society. Of course, we know that this is not possible. Risk is defined as the "possibility of ... any risk. Purchasing insurance just transfers the financial burden of a loss, should it occur, to ...

  8. Agricultural Industry Updates

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-6/agricultural-industry-updates

    The Ohio State University Some updates that I want to share with the agricultural industry include: ... necessary. The news release from the Ohio Department of Agriculture about these changes can be found at: http ... Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at The Ohio State University has ...

  9. Dairy Feed Bunk Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-5/dairy-feed-bunk-management

    providing adequate time for the teat sphincter muscle to fully close, thus reducing the risk of intramammary ... rumen pH and possibly reduce the risk of subacute ruminal acidosis in some situations.             If an ... with a higher risk of developing hoof and leg injuries. In addition, some researchers have noted ...

  10. Importance of Collecting Good Milk Samples

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-2/importance-collecting-good-milk-samples

    contamination with bacteria present on the skin of the cow, hands of the sampler, and environment. And yet, the ... sample can put at risk the whole tanker load of milk).  For purposes of a mastitis control program, ... farm, cow, and quarter being sampled; use gloves to avoid contamination) Clean and dry teats and udders ...

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