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  1. Environmental Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/environmental-management

    Solutions Water and Agriculture Information Center Environmental Regulation: Agriculture Laws- U.S. ... NRCS- National Water and Climate Center USDA Weather and Crop Bulletin ...

  2. Dairy Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/dairy-cost-production

    Analysis Summaries which can be found at http://farmprofitability.osu.edu.   Directions on the charts ... return per cow. 2 Ohio Farm Business Summary Dairy Enterprise Analysis,   including Benchmark Reports ...

  3. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

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

    signs that fans need some attention. Water lines and nozzles are important areas to check for wear on ...

  4. Establishing Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-2/establishing-alfalfa

    successfully establish alfalfa? The first task is to obtain a soil sample or samples.  If the field is less ... than 15 acres, then a single soil sample will suffice.  If the field is larger than 15 acres, take ... and/or lime.  Management zones can be based upon soil type, topography, soil organic matter, or ...

  5. Wet Conditions Increase the Chances for Pesticide-Contaminated Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-4/wet-conditions-increase-chances-pesticide

    soils but remain near the soil surface or within the plow zone. They may migrate with surface water, but ... and readily do not degrade. Likewise, they remain persistent in the soils where they were applied. ... Organochlorine pesticides are relatively insoluble in water. As a result, they do not leach downward through the ...

  6. Agricultural Fertilizer Training Videos Offered Online

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/agricultural-fertilizer-training-videos-offered-online

    Types of Water Quality Impairments. Why the Focus on Agriculture? Edge of Field Studies. Soil Sampling. ... improve water quality throughout the state, researchers with the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... videos are all five to 15 minutes in length and offer information on soil fertility related to plant ...

  7. Minimizing Heat Stress in the Dairy Facility

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/minimizing-heat-stress-dairy-facility

    this article, it is 92 ºF and 42% relative humidity and a light breeze in Wooster. Thanks to the air ... dairy barn so that the cows can be productive? While it is not economical to air condition your free ... evaluate your facility and plan for improvements as needed. The combination of soaking and blowing air ...

  8. Results from Research Supported by the Ohio Dairy Research Fund

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/results-research-supported-ohio-dairy-research-fund

    (phosphorous and potassium), coliform survivability, water infiltration, and water retention in the soil ... liquid manure applied. Measurements were recorded for soil nitrogen, soil nutrient losses, plant ... 500 lb/acre) and phosphorous (60 lb/acre). Plant biomass analysis showed that OSR and ARG absorbed ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Ohio dairy farms, January 27, 2019. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central ... classification of feeds according to their outcome in the SESAME™ analysis. Feedstuffs that have gone up in price ...

  10. Tunnel Ventilation- Fad or Fan?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-9/tunnel-ventilation-fad-or-fan

    design (see figure) draws air from one end of the barn using a bank of exhaust fans and brings in fresh ... air through large openings in the opposite endwall (typically, alley doors serve as air inlets) ... Ideally, air flows at a constant velocity or as a uniform wall of air through the length of the barn. The ...

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