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  1. Required Junior Fair Exhibitor Forms- Livestock

    https://brown.osu.edu/news/required-junior-fair-exhibitor-forms-livestock-0

    currently dry) Poultry (will be assigned ID# once onsite,  put N/A in the blank for now;  for PENs of ... County Agricultural Society (Senior Fairboard) voted in the spring 2020 that all Swine would be ...

  2. Fair Entry Process for Animal Exhibitors- Action Required- Due Sept. 13th

    https://brown.osu.edu/news/fair-entry-process-animal-exhibitors-action-required-due-sept-13th

    up classes and to run the junior fair sale. Now is the time to complete your Fair Entries in the ... system. This is the same process we used in 2020. You will log into the Fair Entry system following the ... enter all five now, but only bring three to check-in on Sunday of the fair. We have created an entry ...

  3. OSU Extension – Brown County is hiring!

    https://brown.osu.edu/news/osu-extension-%E2%80%93-brown-county-hiring

    of the overall Extension team with responsibilities in the areas of 4-H, Agriculture, and Natural ... position will include teaching selected programs in the designated areas, providing support to plan, ... in maintaining files, and data entry. Additionally, they should be familiar with Microsoft Office ...

  4. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), milk cow numbers in the United States have increased each ... numbers were 4,100 higher than the same week one year ago. Milk production in May was 0.5 lb less than ... occurred in 2012 and 2020.  Possible reasons for this decrease, as described in the report, include: ...

  5. 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

    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 ... addition, there are over 1.3 million acres of pastureland on nearly 39,000 farms (50% of all farms) in the ...

  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

    epithelium (colonization). Proper dry cow management is extremely important in maintaining and improving ... pathogens which lead to mammary gland inflammation with the subsequent increase of somatic cell counts in ... fecal bacteria that are also commonly found in the environment. Thus, coliform count (CC) is an ...

  7. Creeping Towards Harvest

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

    make in a few days’ time will likely influence your milk yields for the next year. We need to not only ... and preservation once it is stored. Taking field samples will be essential in getting harvest timing ... appearance of the milkline), or 40 days after silking (for Ohio). Dry matter yield in tons/acre is maximized ...

  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

    prevalent and costly disease worldwide in large and small ruminant species, such as cattle, sheep, and ... goats. In the US, it is estimated that over 90% of dairy herds are infected with MAP. The clinical signs ... are characterized by chronic diarrhea with body weight loss in the later stages of infection. It has ...

  9. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    difficult situation with no effective control options in no-till management, so conventional tillage for ... perennial forage stands or filling in seedings made this spring that have gaps. The primary risk with late ... and the rainfall forecast. Rainfall and adequate soil moisture in the few weeks immediately after ...

  10. 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

    program for all or a portion of their lactating cows in order to add value to newborn calves. In beef ... March 2020 to March 2021 from one Holstein dairy herd were assessed. All cows were housed in free-stall ... fed an anionic diet and postpartum cows were grouped for the first 21 days in milk. First calf-heifers ...

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