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  1. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    disease and for fungicide application is from tassel through pollination. Most fields we have scouted this ... shows a fungicide application at VT-R1 to control these fungal diseases reduced fiber concentration and ... have shown us that later planted corn may be at the greatest risk to losses from tar spot. One of the ...

  2. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    vigorous regrowth the following spring. Remember that hay crops will remove about 50 lb of K 2 O and 12 lb ... productivity and persistence of forage stands. However, nutrient over-application harms the environment and can ... phosphorus and potassium, there is an advantage to splitting the application, with half applied this autumn ...

  3. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    intervals that may be required. Use only herbicides with little or no time interval between application and ... and fall emerging winter annual broadleaf weeds. A mid- to late fall application of Butyrac (2,4-DB), ... application is much more effective than a spring application for control of these weeds, especially if wild ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    protein (MP) has decreased by about 13%, alongside a slight increase in the price of net energy for ... lactation (NE L). The current price of NE L and MP are about 75 and 12% higher than the 5-year averages ... ($0.08/Mcal and $0.41/lb, respectively), and physically effective neutral detergent fiber (pe-NDF) is about 5% ...

  5. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    disease potential are all reasons to be concerned about the effects of heat stress on dairy cattle. When ... 6 lb/head/day can be expected and under moderate to severe heat stress, a decline of about 9 lb/head/day is ... water (SAW). Discussion about each of these is provided below. Shade is used to protect animals from ...

  6. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    tractor overturns account for an average of 130 deaths per year in the U.S., with 80% of overturns ...

  7. Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute: Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/food-and-agricultural-policy-research-institute

    Missouri recently released its latest U.S. Agricultural Markets Outlook.  The full report is available ... and demand.  International demand for U.S. dairy products is expected to remain positive.    While the ... What are they able to tell you about input price projections? Keep your lender informed of your ...

  8. Over-the-Counter Antibiotics Will Require Veterinary Oversight (Rx) Beginning in June of 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/over-counter-antibiotics-will-require-veterinary

    University In June of 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that all medically ... medically-important-antimicrobial-drugs-approved-use-animals/ List         of      Approved     New     Animal     Drug     Applications     Affected     by    ...   animal-drug-applications-affected-gfi-263/. Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD): ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    current price of net energy for lactation (NE L) and metabolizable protein (MP) are about 61 and 30% ... detergent fiber (pe-NDF) is about 18% higher than the 5-year average ($0.09/lb). These nutrient costs are ... To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows ...

  10. USDA ERS Dairy Outlook: May 2022

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/usda-ers-dairy-outlook-may-2022

    of inventory and production numbers. Compared to March 2020, U.S. milk production was 0.5% lower in ... supplies remain tight because of domestic demand. 2022 Forecasts For 2022, the U.S. milking herd is ... and the all-milk price for 2022 is projected to be $25.75/cwt. 2023 Forecasts For 2023, the U.S ...

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