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  1. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    herbicides with little or no time interval between application and seeding forages. Do take a cutting in ... fall application of Butyrac (2,4-DB), bromoxynil, Pursuit or Raptor are the primary herbicide options ... for winter annual broadleaf weeds. Fall application is much more effective than a spring application ...

  2. 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

    this optimal balance between meeting crop nutrient requirements without over-application is highly ...

  3. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    fiber quality of a conventional sudangrass variety (hereafter designated “Normal”) and ... a sorghum-sudangrass hybrid carrying the BMR-6 gene for reduced lignin (hereafter designated “BMR”). Forage yield, ...

  4. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    hay. Carefully follow the preservative manufacturer’s directions and application rates for the hay ... moisture content at baling. Be sure the application is uniform to avoid spots that spoil. Most products are ...

  5. 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

    information may or may not be applicable to other situations. The overall objective was to assess calf death ...

  6. 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

    lactation, while a proper application of a teat sealant aims to prevent new infections. Follow the label ...

  7. Heat Stress in 2021: Will it be Intense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/heat-stress-2021-will-it-be-intense

    can supplement this response with a well-designed soaker system. They will also increase water intake ...

  8. Ventilation System Maintenance Is Critical to Keeping Cows Comfortable

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/ventilation-system-maintenance-critical-keeping-cows

    velocity also helps to notice wear issues before they become major problems. Digital Anemometer - ... through the barn is 5 mph.   Digital Tachometer - A tachometer is used to help determine why your fan may ...

  9. Are You Ready for Death to Knock on Your Farm Business Door?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/are-you-ready-death-knock-your-farm-business-door

    and March 1, 2021, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom. This workshop is designed to help farm families ...

  10. Dairy Numbers Considered: A look at 2019 and 2020

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/dairy-numbers-considered-look-2019-and-2020

    management tools are not designed to deal with producer price differential risk. Figure 1. Class III, ...

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