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  1. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    reduced supply of high quality of forage, excessive heaving during the winter devastated many alfalfa ...

  2. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    potential for disease development, especially of diseases that do not over winter locally. References Smith, ...

  3. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    State University The numerous freeze-thaw cycles and wet ground last winter were very hard on alfalfa ... stands, resulting in substantial winter kill. Numerous stands across the State were completely destroyed. ...

  4. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    Wheat fields are thin and straw is hard to find this year. Straw price went sky high last winter and ... a great bedding source but also removes coverage that helps prevent winter soil erosion. One option for ... erosion. Even if it is oats that does not over winter, the cover helps avoid erosion. On average, one ton ...

  5. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    across Ohio this past winter, and the wet spring has further deteriorated the few stands that initially ... appeared they might recover from winter damage. It is now too risky to try to establish new perennial ...

  6. Making High Quality Baleage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/making-high-quality-baleage

    disappeared due to winter kill and small grains matured before we could make hay. Making the forages that you ...

  7. Assessing Winter Damage and Evaluating Alfalfa Stand Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/assessing-winter-damage-and-evaluating-alfalfa-stand

    Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University The winter of 2019 has been ... throughout the fall and winter periods. Add all of this together and there is the potential for some ... significant winter injury. Forage growers should plan to spend time assessing winter damage and evaluating the ...

  8. Early-Spring Planted Forages for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/early-spring-planted-forages-dairy-farms

    biennial in longevity, so it can usually produce some forage into the second year, depending on winter ...

  9. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension Cold winter ... ventilation during winter months in closed structures. The goal is to provide adequate air turnover to prevent ... ammonia accumulation while avoiding any direct drafts on the calf. A general recommendation for winter ...

  10. Ohio State Dairy Judging Team Competes in Texas

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-1/ohio-state-dairy-judging-team-competes-texas

    Annual judging contest.  We have high hopes of escaping the winter weather for a more desirable ... temperature.  On the trip there, we barely escaped a winter storm in Columbus and even departed when Fort Worth ...

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