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  1. Spring Alfalfa Stand Evaluation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-2/spring-alfalfa-stand-evaluation

    winter dormancy in a weakened state as a result of these compounding stressors. The question is “How will ... wet soil conditions, resulting in soil compaction and damage to alfalfa crowns. Plant roots that I dug ... good enough to keep?”: Stem number/square foot Expected result or action Over 55 Stem density not ...

  2. Guidelines for Feeding Low Forage Diets to Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/guidelines-feeding-low-forage-diets-dairy-cows

    fermented starch sources are used (e.g., wheat, barley, high moisture corn, and steam-flaked corn), replace ... assumed by the dairy farmer. Changes in forage quality or particle size can result in major problems with ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    its current price ($0.44/lb) has risen slightly from January’s issue ($0.38/lb) as a result of the ... Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on March 26, 2017 are presented in Table 2. Detailed ... results for all 26 feed commodities are reported. The lower and upper limits mark the 75% confidence range ...

  4. Dangerous Gases and Fires Can Make Silos Death Traps

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-6/dangerous-gases-and-fires-can-make-silos-death-traps

    silage feeds for the coming winter. And their silos can become towers of death if safety practices are ... however, occurs when nitric oxide combines with oxygen. The resulting gas, nitrogen dioxide, is highly ... major discomfort. The resulting lung damage, however, may cause death just a few hours later. No one ...

  5. Roundup Ready Alfalfa Available for Planting in 2011

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-1/roundup-ready-alfalfa-available-planting-2011

    either glyphosate or alternative herbicides resulted in greater alfalfa yield and greater forage quality ... perennial weeds include thistles, curly dock, and dandelions. Winter annual weeds can also be controlled ... testing results from trials established in 2006 before the ban on Roundup Ready alfalfa, the yield ...

  6. 4-H and Collegiate Dairy Judging Results

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-11-issue-4/4-h-and-collegiate-dairy-judging-results

      The World Dairy Expo contest results were their finest!  The team finished 4th out of 27 participating ... accepting the challenge and their outstanding results. These competitions are much more than judging cows.  ... information on all the results can be located at http://www.world-dairy-expo.com/nws.main.cfm for Madison ...

  7. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2012-13

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-3/western-ohio-cropland-values-and-cash-rents-2012-13

    cropland values and cash rents negotiated in the current or recent year for each land class. Survey results ... the responses in the data for that measure will fall. Western Ohio Results Survey results from Western ... Survey results for “average” producing cropland show an average yield to be 160.7 bushels of corn per ...

  8. Nothing Stands Still: High Moisture Corn and Corn Silage is Different in Summer than in the Fall and Winter

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-3/nothing-stands-still-high-moisture-corn-and-corn

    not the same feedstuffs as they were last winter.  If HM corn and corn silage are properly made and ... The results of these 3 studies indicate that a much larger proportion of starch in  HM corn and corn ...

  9. Compost Bedded Pack Dairy Barns in Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-1/compost-bedded-pack-dairy-barns-ohio

    a dry material, have resulted in increased interest. Figure 1. Compost bedded-pack dairy barns in Ohio. ... stirred less frequently.  All farms experienced difficulty in obtaining sawdust during the winter months ... winter due to reduced side-wall openings. Ammonia concentrations (NH3) fluctuated significantly in ...

  10. Dairy Program Updates

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-1/dairy-program-updates

    University One might think that 4-H winds down during the winter months, when in fact the homework is in ...

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