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  1. 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 ...

  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

    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. 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 ...

  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

    for other common production diseases due to body weight loss and debilitating immune response. ... efficacious vaccines as an essential management tool to control MAP. A recent study assessed the effectiveness ...

  5. 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 ... specific product label for guidelines on timing and rates before applying any product ...

  6. 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

    moisture content at baling. Be sure the application is uniform to avoid spots that spoil. Most products are ... products.  Baling at these moistures requires properly calibrated equipment to apply the correct amounts of ... limit the production of mold and fungal spores that can lead to additional heating, any type of bale ...

  7. Improving Biomass Properties via Densification and Upgrading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6605

    product. Some common densification and upgrading techniques are reviewed below. Baling Baling, which is ... either animal feeds and bedding or, more recently, for biofuel production.  Briquetting  Figure 2. Corn ... flexibility in the production method and type of feedstock. Briquettes are primarily used for heating ...

  8. 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

    semen. Adjust management for twin pregnancies: Increase the proportion of multiparous cows bred on ... intake supports production and liver metabolism. Cows confirmed pregnant with twins should be moved into ... gestation). Because cows pregnant with twins had reduced gestation length, this management strategy allows ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Strawberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5531

    are one of the most popular small fruits to grow in home gardens. Some varieties, if managed well, may ...

  10. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these summer annual grasses as ...

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