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  1. 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

    cases, it may be better to gamble more on the weather just to get the old crop off and a new one started. ... though, keep in mind that the soil should be firm enough to support equipment. Compaction damage has ... dried a bit, the crop can be spread out with the tedder. Tedding twice may decrease drying time. Tedding ...

  2. 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 ... metabolism to support milk yield. This reduction of blood progesterone occurs at the time of peak milk yield ... to support strong uterine and abdominal contractions for the successful delivery of one or more ...

  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

    environment. The principles of best animal welfare are directly associated with cleanliness of housing and cow ... spreading the milk skirts in other directions than the strip cup or floor. Pre-dip teats with an effective ... mastitis during lactation. About 50 to 80% of clinical cases of mastitis may not benefit from an antibiotic ...

  4. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    if plantings were to be delayed into July, a second harvest may not be feasible, and delaying harvest ... stubble 48 days later (83 days after planting). Harvesting with an 8-inch stubble height may create some ... https://forages.osu.edu/news/be-alert-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities.   Reference: Kilcer, T.F., Q.M. Ketterings, J.H. Cherney, P. Cerosaletti, and P. Barney. 2005. ...

  5. Dairy Feeder, Lamb, Goat and Swine Projects to be Tagged

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/dairy-feeder-lamb-goat-and-swine-projects-be-tagged

    projects for the 2021 Fairfield County Junior Fair may be directed to the Show Superintendents, or Chuck ... a.m. 4-H and FFA Advisors will be working directly with market swine exhibitors to get their animals ... #4), also beginning at 8 a.m. This year swine tag-in dates are July 19 to July 30. Advisors may pick up ...

  6. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    University Milk prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for May and June were at $18.93/cwt and ... continuing to decline in price from $2.81/lb in May to $2.51/lb in July. The Class III future for August is ... $9.87/cwt, respectively. Both estimates are likely to be profitable, although they are lower than in May. As ...

  7. Creeping Towards Harvest

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

    it affects the silage by taking a silage sample that fits in a 32 oz. cup (a freebie you may have ... for every 100 tons of silage stored with 70% moisture, not including any storm water that may interact ... bearings and belts that may need to be replaced. Taking care of 20-minute jobs as they come up is ...

  8. Live Healthy Live Well

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/mind-body/lhlw-email-challenges

    Live Healthy Live Well Blog and Facebook pages, a free 4-part wellness webinar series, and a fun Bingo ...

  9. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    applying a herbicide, check its label for pre-plant time intervals that may be required. Use only ...

  10. Wellness Wednesdays

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/wellness-wednesdays

    wellness webinars the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:00- 12:30 pm. May 12 – Make Your ... Salad Fresh Again! May 26 – Gluten-Free Eating June 9 – Nature and Nutrition June 23 – The Benefits of ... Rightsizing Your Space Register to participate in one or more of these webinars at go.osu.edu/wellnessweds. ...

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