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  1. Roundup Ready Alfalfa Available for Planting in 2011

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-1/roundup-ready-alfalfa-available-planting-2011

    January, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the deregulation of Roundup Ready alfalfa after a 46 ... will easily contaminate organic and conventional alfalfa seed production and increase the occurrence of ... alfalfa should be grown judiciously because of the risk of developing glyphosate-tolerant weeds. Resistant ...

  2. 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 ... a manager. With the cost of these inputs rising over the past few years, routine soil sampling should be ... utilized. Soil testing should be conducted the same way as we recommend for row crop production. Collect 15 ...

  3. Best Management Practices for Winter Manure Application

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/best-management-practices-winter-manure-application

    States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in its Waste ... custom manure applicators can significantly reduce the risk of pollution problems, but they should keep ... application becomes necessary on frozen or snow-covered soils, only limited quantities of manure should be ...

  4. Health Benefits, Risks, and Regulations of Raw and Pasteurized Milks

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-4/health-benefits-risks-and-regulations-raw-and

    health risk from drinking raw milk would be minimal. However, milk is a natural food that has no ... protection from external contamination and can be contaminated easily when it is separated from the cow ... pipeline, and containers (Burton, 1986). Therefore, milk is susceptible to contamination by many pathogenic ...

  5. Protecting Income Over Feed Cost Margin on U.S. Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-5/protecting-income-over-feed-cost-margin-us-dairy

    these market-based instruments, the United States Department of Agriculture, Risk Management Agency ... current risk management and U.S. dairy policy innovations designed to provide an effective dairy safety ... primary source of risk in the U.S. dairy sector originated on the milk revenue side. Since 2007, volatile ...

  6. Acute Bloat Syndrome in Dairy Calves

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/acute-bloat-syndrome-dairy-calves

    must be done while the calf is dorsally recumbent (lying on its back) because there is a high risk of ... puzzling disease that affects many dairy farms. The calves at risk for ABS, associated symptoms of ABS, the ...

  7. Feeding Glycerol to Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/feeding-glycerol-dairy-cattle

    composition of crude glycerol, including the concentration of contaminates that are of particular risk to ... nutritionally and should pose limited risks to animals. Given the viscous nature of the product, it may help ... due to the impurities that may cause some risks. (This article first appeared in Farm and Dairy, ...

  8. Cow Comfort is a Requirement for Making Milk

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-3/cow-comfort-requirement-making-milk

    the risk of lameness, and if providing pasture during this time affects lameness during lactation. ...

  9. Recommendations for Special Needs Facilities

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/recommendations-special-needs-facilities

    opportunity to reduce the risk of antibiotic contamination of milk, as treated animals can be effectively ... This also includes high-risk lactating cows: those cows that produce milk which can be sold but need ... antibiotics and a high risk pen for lame cows and slow milkers producing sellable milk. An additional pen can ...

  10. Tips for Spring Application of Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/tips-spring-application-manure

    the past three decades, the number of fish kills related to agriculture has increased by 72%. In the ... past four years, 560,000 fish covering 430 miles of Ohio streams have been killed. Agriculture is the ... agriculture during this four-year time period. Anything that promotes good drainage may increase preferential ...

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