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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. Links

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    Milk and Dairy Beef Quality Assurance Program National Institute for Animal Agriculture National ... Mastitis Council National Milk Producers Federation Ohio Department of Agriculture Ohio Department of ... Agriculture Dairy Division Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Ohio Farm Bureau State of Ohio US Dairy ...

  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 ... 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 ...

  4. Ohio State Places Second at National North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-3/ohio-state-places-second-national-north-american

    Academy; however, five students from the Agricultural Technical Institute participated that were assisted ...

  5. 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. ...

  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. 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 ...

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