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  1. 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 ... program for all or a portion of their lactating cows in order to add value to newborn calves. In beef ... birth weight of 0.61). Although there are several considerations such as market for beef-dairy cross ...

  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

    Garth Ruff, Beef Cattle Field Specialist and Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Crops Field Specialist, Ohio ... 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 ...

  3. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    Science; Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor Emeritus, Department of Animal Sciences; and Jason Hartschuh, Extension ... Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, The Ohio State University Summer annual ... management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ...

  4. 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

    Infected animals with MAP are difficult to identify and segregate from the herd or flock due to: (1) long ... lack of reliable diagnostic methods. Newborn animals are infected at the time of parturition by ... efficacious vaccines as an essential management tool to control MAP. A recent study assessed the effectiveness ...

  5. 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

    environment. The principles of best animal welfare are directly associated with cleanliness of housing and cow ... mammary gland health: (1) Feed and manage dry and prepartum cows to maintain proper body condition and ... animals with care to the milking parlor and maintaining a calm (no yelling is necessary) and comfortable ...

  6. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County, Ohio State ... Budgets available at: https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/farm-budgets, and the Ohio State ...

  7. Blackpatch of Forage Legumes and Slaframine Intoxication

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/blackpatch-forage-legumes-and-slaframine-intoxication

    Recent concerns and management questions have arisen from equine owners and managers about clover ... containing clovers. So management options continue to be limited to not feeding clover containing pastures or ... forage or hay can have on animals. Effects on livestock.  In the infected plant Rhizoctonia leguminicola ...

  8. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/poultry-litter-application

    the nutrient content. Poultry manure for permitted operations needs to follow the Natural Resource ... Certified Livestock Manager certificate, or be a Certified Crop Advisor. Manure Management ...

  9. 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

    Natural Resources Extension Educator, Crawford County; and Allen Gahler, Agriculture and Natural Resources ...

  10. Northwest Ohio Soil Health Tour

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/northwest-ohio-soil-health-tour

    at  go.osu.edu/soilhealthtour Soil Health Nutrient Management Cover Crops Best Management Practices ...

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