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  1. 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 ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    future, and the resulting drop in supply should also help the Class III price surpass $18/cwt.             ... University. The resulting analysis can then be used to appraise important nutrients in dairy rations, estimate ... Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on July 29, 2019 are presented in Table ...

  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

    stands, resulting in substantial winter kill. Numerous stands across the State were completely destroyed. ... State University The numerous freeze-thaw cycles and wet ground last winter were very hard on alfalfa ... late August). The resulting silage from BMR sorghum is almost as good as regular corn silage (although ...

  4. 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 ... time when cool-season species like oats, triticale, Italian ryegrass, and spring barley can be planted. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Coshocton County Agriculture & Natural Resources Newsletter

    https://coshocton.osu.edu/node/1983

    Regional Meeting Grain Marketing Webinar ODA Testing- March 13 Winter Wheat Update Updated Field Guides ... Agronomy School Keeping Nutrients in Place Winter Application of Manure January 15 PAT Session Sold Out ... 2019 Agronomy School Weed Survey Results Farm Tax Update Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar Perennial Garden ...

  8. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    application and the results are used in calculating the field application rate. In practice, this is ... main disadvantage of this time period is that the results are not available to guide the present ... analysis results can serve to guide future applications. Annual manure sampling across manure types will ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, May 23, 2019. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for ... central Ohio on May 23, 2019 are presented in Table 2. Detailed results for all 27 feed commodities are ... commodities at one specific point in time. Thus, the results do not imply that the bargain feeds are cheap on ...

  10. 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 ... result in spoilage and low palatability 8 layers of wrap to ensure oxygen exclusion >70% Too wet for ...

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