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  1. Where to Test Forages for Nitrates.

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/where-test-forages-nitrates

    omitted.   Check your chosen lab's web site, as many are already posting information about nitrate ... testing and many have specific instructions about how to take and handle the sample. Samples should be ...

  2. Stretching Corn Silage Supplies

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/stretching-corn-silage-supplies

    = 3 tons/day), the remaining corn silage will last about 113 days (340 tons remaining divided by 3 tons fed/day). ... can be fed is 340 tons divided by 150 days = 2.3 tons/day or about 30 lb/head/day. To ensure adequate ... lb/day. Soyhulls have about 60% NDF; therefore, 3.7 lb of soyhull DM would be needed to provide 2.2 lb of ...

  3. Molds and Mycotoxins

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-11-issue-5/molds-and-mycotoxins

    thousands) of different mycotoxins exist and unfortunately we know very little about most of them.  The ... distillers grain with about 3 ppm DON (on a dry basis).  Some extremely high concentrations of DON have been ... about 5 ppm DON on a dry basis).  Because of the potential of mycotoxin contamination and other reasons ...

  4. 2008 Recipients of the Dairy Science Hall of Service Awards

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/2008-recipients-dairy-science-hall-service-awards

    Buckeye Dairy Club. He served in the U.S. Army Artillery during 1956-1957 and then returned home to farm ... started a research/Extension program on foot health and lameness. He was one of the first in the U.S. to ... students, veterinarians, and industry personnel that "I care about you" and then in these ...

  5. The Costs of Nutrients, Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices, and the Current Dairy Situation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-6/costs-nutrients-comparison-feedstuffs-prices-and

    and effective NDF (e-NDF, $/lb) are reported in Table 1. Compared to its historical average of about ... priced at about 5¢/Mcal.  The cost of ne-NDF is currently discounted by the markets (i.e., feeds with ... 6-year average (-9¢/lb).  Meanwhile, unit costs of e-NDF are historically high, being priced at about ...

  6. Acute Bloat Syndrome in Dairy Calves

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/acute-bloat-syndrome-dairy-calves

    and understood. Unfortunately, there are still many uncertainties and unknowns about this disorder, ... and further research is needed in order to learn more about the syndrome and the specific species of ...

  7. Congratulations to Ohio 4-H Alum Dr. Emily Buck

    https://ohio4h.org/congratulations-ohio-4-h-alum-dr-emily-buck

    read more about Dr. Buck!  ...

  8. Reducing the Use of Copper Sulfate in Footbaths

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-5/reducing-use-copper-sulfate-footbaths

    4 consecutive milkings once a week, reducing the copper sulfate from 5% to a 2% would save about 2200 lb of ... copper sulfate use would be reduced by about 3000 lb annually.  However, these savings in copper sulfate ...

  9. The Ohio State University Receives Several Recognitions During the 2014 Joint Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) and the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-4/ohio-state-university-receives-several-recognitions

    students and advisors in addition to the more than 3500 professionals and guests from the US, Mexico, ...

  10. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-4/milk-price-outlook

    looking at an average milk price for 1998 that is about $1.00 higher than the historical average. ...

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