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  1. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    researchers stated that if planting were to be delayed into July, a second harvest may not be feasible, and ... 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. ...

  2. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    application of nitrogen and may benefit from a fungicide application to improve quality. During the summer of ... a more accurate assessment for planting rate may be to seed 80 to 100 lb/acre, regardless of the source. ... ideal seeding method, but shallow conventional tillage may be required to incorporate nitrogen, assist ...

  3. Rory Lewandowski Retirement

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/rory-lewandowski-retirement

    held.  However, anyone interested in sharing memories, pictures, stories or well wishes may do so by ...

  4. Short-Season Forages for Late Summer Planting on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/short-season-forages-late-summer-planting-dairy

    also be available for additional cuttings next year, starting in late April or early May and then every ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    $16.25/cwt but was more than $3/cwt lower in April at $13.07/cwt. The Class III future for May is lower than ... market outlooks are starting to normalize, but prices may continue to be volatile as the global market ... 3.9% fat and 3.2% protein. For May’s issue, the income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 ...

  6. VOLUME 22, ISSUE 4

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    this section of the Buckeye Dairy News. I will be excited to sit on the other side of the desk and read ... underpriced as of January 27, 2020. Price estimates of net energy lactation (NEL, $/Mcal), metabolizable ... January 27, 2020. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on January 27 ...

  8. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    April in southern Ohio and by the first of May in northern Ohio. Timely April planting gives forage ... in the same direction the seeder was driven.   In fields with little erosion hazard, direct seedings ... total forage tonnage in the seeding year, but forage quality will be lower than direct seeded legumes. ...

  9. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    disinfecting our boots, we need to disinfect all surfaces around us and all our employees touch. This may also ... parlor, and anything else people may touch.  Porous Surfaces on the Farm For porous surfaces, such as ... tractor seats, it may be beneficial to wrap them in plastic to allow for better cleaning. Once wrapped in ...

  10. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    widely. Be leery of very cheap magnesium oxide because the Mg may not be available to the animal. Feeding ... because of the effects zinc may have on bacteria within the digestive tract, it should not be reduced much ... organic Zn, you may want to consider using 50% organic Zn and 50% sulfate Zn to reduce costs but ...

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