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  1. What are LEAP and OFAER?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/what-are-leap-and-ofaer

    Resources' (ODNR) Division of Soil & Water Conservation, United States Department of Agriculture ... participate in LEAP 2 obtain soil fertility tests and manure nutrient analyses, which are two very important ... 2 training session is required of farmers who wish to become eligible recipients for agricultural pollution ...

  2. 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 ... application becomes necessary on frozen or snow-covered soils, only limited quantities of manure should be ... applied to address storage limitations until non-frozen soils become available. If wintertime application ...

  3. Milk Volume or Components: What Should You Aim For?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/milk-volume-or-components-what-should-you-aim

    late summer. 1. Apply lime and fertilizer according to soil test and control problem perennial weeds ... ahead of seeding. Be careful with herbicide selection because some have residual soil activity and will ... completed several weeks ahead of seeding so rains can settle the soil before final seedbed preparation. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Miedemas and Hogan Inducted into 2017 Dairy Hall of Service

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-3/miedemas-and-hogan-inducted-2017-dairy-hall-service

    Agriculture. Andy and Itske have been involved in the education of Ohio State students in many ways, including ...

  6. 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 ... be attempted on soils prone to heaving! Removal of the top growth cover increases the potential for ... built up after harvest. Fields with optimal soil fertility levels (pH, P, and K) are at less risk than ...

  7. 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 ... marginal drainage. Fall cutting should not be attempted on soils prone to heaving! Removal of the topgrowth ... of energy reserves needing to be built up after harvest. Fields with optimal soil fertility levels ...

  8. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-2/milk-price-outlook

    products, in particular cheese, declined. Both of these factors lead to the price increase. Some forecasters ...

  9. Cereal Rye – A Cover Crop with Feed Value?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/cereal-rye-%E2%80%93-cover-crop-feed-value

    Eric Richer, Extension Educator in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Fulton County, Ohio State ... a great nutrient recycler, soil builder, topsoil loosener, and erosion preventer.  For dairy and beef ... production rye is similar to wheat, and starter fertilizer should be applied according to soil test results ...

  10. The Dairy Industry in Colombia

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/dairy-industry-colombia

    altitude, and soil type (Table 1). Table 1.  Eco- region classification of Colombia. Characteristics Hot ... < 800 mm (31 in) 600-2600 mm (24 to 102 in) Altitude 4 to 1250 msnm 1750 to 4200 msnm Soil type ... Alkali and alkaline sodium Acid soils, volcanic slabs Land Use and Cattle Inventory The majority of the ...

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