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  1. Jr Camp Counselor Applications Due

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/jr-camp-counselor-applications-due

    Applicants DO NOT need to be 4-H members to apply.   Download an application here ...

  2. Tracking Precipitation Throughout Fairfield County

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/tracking-precipitation-throughout-fairfield-county

    producers, home owners, construction workers, public utilities, emergency managers, and even insurance ...

  3. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    within the top two reasons for early removal of cows within US dairy herds. This disease affects cow ... mammary gland health: (1) Feed and manage dry and prepartum cows to maintain proper body condition and ... chronically infected cows. Biosecurity refers to not just the management practices that reduce the chances of ...

  4. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University Many dairy herds are implementing a beef-dairy crossbreeding ... March 2020 to March 2021 from one Holstein dairy herd were assessed. All cows were housed in free-stall ... crossbreeding program. The dairy herd was enrolled in DHIA and maternity data available on calf losses were ...

  5. Carrie Brown

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/people/carrie-brown

    topics to teach include sustainable agriculture, soil health, invasive weed management, native plants, ...

  6. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ... management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ... be limited to 10% of the total diet of lactating dairy cows, on a dry matter basis. For lactating ...

  7. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    goats. In the US, it is estimated that over 90% of dairy herds are infected with MAP. The clinical signs ... Infected animals with MAP are difficult to identify and segregate from the herd or flock due to: (1) long ... efficacious vaccines as an essential management tool to control MAP. A recent study assessed the effectiveness ...

  8. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    released its monthly Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook ... month since July 2020 (see graph below).  The number of dairy cattle slaughtered at federally inspected ... areas experiencing drought Dairy Price Forecast – 2021 USDA projects 9.5 million head of dairy cows in ...

  9. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    hay production (Ward et al., 2016, 2018), and so managing these costs is key to an Ohio forage ... for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ... recommendations, we want to hear back from producers as to what current practices are already implemented on farms ...

  10. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    intermediate. In a no-till situation, minimize competition from existing weeds by applying glyphosate burndown ... difficult situation with no effective control options in no-till management, so conventional tillage for ... the thin areas of those new spring seedings, so consider applying a grass herbicide as soon as ...

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