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  1. 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 ...

  2. Planting Small Grains in Late Summer for Supplemental Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/planting-small-grains-late-summer-supplemental-forage

    Wheat and winter triticale are not good options for autumn forage because they do not grow much in ... autumn. However, wheat and winter triticale will produce good yields of high quality forage in the spring. ... Winter rye is also an option for early spring forage. Some forage-type varieties of winter rye (e.g. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Evaluating Forage Stands After the Winter Season

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/evaluating-forage-stands-after-winter-season

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Forage Specialist, Ohio State University As winter releases its grip, forage crops ... and plant vigor. I don't expect any major problems with winter survival this year, but there are ... coming growing season. Chickweed and other winter annuals can be a real problem in late summer seedings, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Best Management Practices for Winter Manure Application

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/best-management-practices-winter-manure-application

    less than ideal, which would definitely include winter-time application. The top priority of any ... Practice Standard 633- Determining The Most Limiting Manure Application Rates for winter application. ... Additional winter application criteria for fields with significant slopes more than 6% include manure shall ...

  8. Getting that Last Cutting of Alfalf

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalf

    period, cold resistance and energy reserves for winter survival are built up. A killing frost for alfalfa ... critical fall period despite the increased risk of winter injury. Research shows that often the tonnage ... there is the increased risk of winter injury and ultimately shorter stand life by stressing alfalfa in ...

  9. Getting the Last Cutting of Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalfa

    critical period, cold resistance and energy reserves for winter survival are built up. A killing frost for ... during the critical fall period despite the increased risk of winter injury. This year rainy weather has ... critical fall period, several factors can moderate the risk of winter injury: Young, healthy stands are ...

  10. Planting Small Grains in Late Summer and Autumn for Supplemental Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/planting-small-grains-late-summer-and-autumn

    will be 75 to 85%. If an early spring forage harvest is desirable next year, winter triticale and ... winter rye should be included in a mixture, with the spring oat and spring triticale planted in late ... August and early September. Late September to October Plantings Wheat, winter triticale, and winter rye ...

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