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  1. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University Many dairy herds are implementing a beef-dairy crossbreeding ... sex-sorted semen following a simple reproductive program consisting of PGF 2α every 14 days plus heat ... days) accounted for 15% (n = 48) of the calf death losses (Table 2). In dairy cattle, successful ...

  2. Upcoming Ag Events

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/upcoming-ag-events

    here for a printable brochure and registration form. Sheep 101 Field Day, Saturday August 14 9:00 AM- ...   Small Grain and Cover Crop Field Day The Wayne County Extension team will be offering a Small ... Grain & Cover Crop Field Day on Thursday, August 26. You may register online at ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    for profitability changes related to culling cows. Table 1. Prices of dairy nutrients for Ohio dairy ... Actual, breakeven (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, ... protein), see the Table 4. Table 4. Prices of dairy nutrients using the 5-nutrient solution for Ohio dairy ...

  4. Plant Now to Graze Later

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/plant-now-graze-later

    days before lambs were turned out to graze from mid-November to the end of December. What is most ... there is quite a variety of forages you can plant for fall grazing purposes. At Ohio State, ... crude protein but dwindled to 14% by the end of the trial. On the other hand, turnips started out ...

  5. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    Dairy farmers and advisors are encouraged to consult the Ohio State University Extension Dairy Excel 15 ... %2015%20Measures%20of%20Dairy%20Farm%20Competitiveness%20Final%20%281%29.pdf,  Ohio State University Extension Farm ... Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County, Ohio State ...

  6. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    should be harvested between 40 to 60 days (30 to 50 inches tall) for lactating dairy cows. Harvesting ... Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, The Ohio State University Summer annual ... used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ...

  7. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    another set of two-week old calves. Calves were vaccinated twice 14 days apart starting at two weeks of ... Medicine, Ohio State University Extension Johne’s disease is a chronic enteritis associated with ruminants ... goats. In the US, it is estimated that over 90% of dairy herds are infected with MAP. The clinical signs ...

  8. Oats as an Alternative Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/oats-alternative-forage

    While some parts of Ohio have been rather dry this spring and into summer, other areas have been ... quality, since the shorter day length triggers oats to grow more leaf rather than try produce seed, but if ... So on the average year, oats will continue to grow well into November, and in some previous studies ...

  9. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    Medicine, The Ohio State University Mastitis is the most common and costly disease affecting dairy cows, ranking ... the difference in terms of consistent lying time (hours/day) is that the best dairy farm provides 2 to ... within the top two reasons for early removal of cows within US dairy herds. This disease affects cow ...

  10. Don’t get burned by hopperburn—check alfalfa for potato leafhoppers

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-25/don%E2%80%99t-get-burned-hopperburn%E2%80%94check-alfalfa-potato-leafhoppers

    Potato leafhopper (PLH) adults arrived in Ohio during the last week of June and first week of ... scout for PLH.  If alfalfa is more than seven days from a cut and plants are under normal stress, a good ... average is nine or lower, the grower should come back within a few days to see if the population is ...

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