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  1. 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

    Garth Ruff, Beef Cattle Field Specialist and Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Crops Field Specialist, Ohio ... State University Extension Hay and haylage crops are grown on just over 1 million acres in Ohio (NASS, ... 2019) and are grown on more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In ...

  2. 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

    long-lasting effects on hay crops. We’ve seen many fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage ... Dr. Mark Sulc, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science; Jason Hartschuh, Agriculture and ... surrounding states is making it difficult to harvest hay crops.  We usually wait for a clear forecast before ...

  3. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... decision to plant or not will have to be made for each individual field, considering soil moisture status ... excellent choice to conserve soil moisture for seed germination. Make sure that the field surface is ...

  4. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    here: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde. Production and Use Data According to data from the ... numbers were 4,100 higher than the same week one year ago. Milk production in May was 0.5 lb less than ... Actions taken by some cooperatives and handlers may have discouraged higher production Increased feed ...

  5. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    and preservation once it is stored. Taking field samples will be essential in getting harvest timing ... storage type will also determine how wet the crop should be prior to harvesting (Table 1). I think it’s ... increasing the rumen starch digestibility. Before heading to the field, there are a couple of other items to ...

  6. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... cutter bar on many machines, which can cause issues with the crop feeding through the mower conditioner. ... Crop Science 191:45-40.   ...

  7. 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

    dairy products and fluid milk is greatly affected by the initial quality of the raw milk harvested at ... and without sufficient water intake, milk production will suffer. An adequate ingestion of fresh, ... maximize water intake and you will maximize feed intake and consequently milk production.  To improve ...

  8. 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

    for other common production diseases due to body weight loss and debilitating immune response. ...

  9. 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

    intake supports production and liver metabolism. Cows confirmed pregnant with twins should be moved into ...

  10. News and Events

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    Production Research Complex Copy:  Construction of the forward-looking facility continues at the Waterman ...

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