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  1. Livestock Need Fresh Air

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-1/livestock-need-fresh-air

    moisture, odors, and gases in the building. Fresh air in the building is important to the health of the ... an indication of poor ventilation. Good ventilation in a livestock building will remove air ... proper amount of fresh air in wintertime. Fresh air is needed; drafts aren't. 2. You can cut drafts ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, November 25, 2018. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis ... 3 summarizes the economic classification of feeds according to their outcome in the SESAME™ analysis ...

  3. Turf Drought Stress Alert

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/turf-drought-stress-alert-1

    carefully check turf conditions in the afternoon everyday through this period. Check the soil profile for ... wilt and damage can quickly develop. It may be difficult to move water throughout the entire depth of ... the root zone, check with a soil probe. The brown grass on the left is from moisture stress and not ...

  4. Manure Spill Prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/manure-spill-prevention

    application. These spills are the result of surface runoff or rapid movement through the soil profile and into ... where/when manure spills/escapes occur is useful, especially when combined with an analysis of why manure ...

  5. Fungicides, Gray Leaf Spot, Turf Events and More

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/fungicides-gray-leaf-spot-turf-events-and-more-0

    mowing, topdressing, verticutting or grooming greens; •Watering to provide adequate soil moisture, but not ... over watering as saturated soil will cause the turfgrass to decline rapidly; •Hand watering as much as ... because of better drainage and soil conditions, better air flow due to the placement of trees, less ...

  6. 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

    application of nutrients to the land should be to protect water quality. No matter the size of a livestock, ... waters. It is also important to note that the US EPA permit will cover both the production and land ... a threat to water quality. Application of manure to frozen or snow covered ground is not recommended unless ...

  7. 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

    testing laboratory for analysis. Recommendations for fertilizer P and K based upon soil test levels are ... 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 ...

  8. 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's ... water quality. That kind of knowledge gives producers the power to operate and grow their livestock ... participate in LEAP 2 obtain soil fertility tests and manure nutrient analyses, which are two very important ...

  9. Summer Coliform Mastitis,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-3/summer-coliform-mastitis

    stress as long as adequate outside air can be drawn into the holding area. Otherwise, the water ... sprinklers, verify each nozzle, clean the water line, and don't wait until it gets really hot to see if ... evaporating from the cows' backs saturates the air, resulting in one big sauna and a gigantic heat-stress ...

  10. Information on the Environmental Protection Agency Air Quality Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/information-environmental-protection-agency-air

    Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Air Quality Compliance Agreement (the Agreement) on January 21, 2005. ... or not to participate in the Agreement before May 1, 2005. The primary goals of the Air Quality ... Compliance Agreement are to ensure that AFO are in compliance with the Clean Air Act, Comprehensive ...

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