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  1. Harvest Alfalfa Based on Quality Goals

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-2/harvest-alfalfa-based-quality-goals

    harvested and stored alfalfa without any knowledge of its chemical composition? If you are like most of us ... well-made silage is about 2 percentage units higher than in fresh forage. Losses with hay harvest will be ... increases about 5 points per week. So a reasonable goal is to begin harvesting alfalfa when it reaches 35 to ...

  2. Changes to Federal Order Pricing Rules May Lower 2007 Milk Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-6/changes-federal-order-pricing-rules-may-lower-2007

    is: November 22, 2006: Federal Register publication of the Tentative Final Decision (TFD) is adopted ...

  3. Commercial Activity Tax Update

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/commercial-activity-tax-update

    receipts." A second question was asked about milk and other livestock sales from Ohio farms to out-of-state ... more about the CAT and other new Ohio tax information at: http://tax.ohio.gov/. ...

  4. Evaluate the Total Amount of Corn-Derived Protein in Diets When Considering Using Distillers Grains

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-2/evaluate-total-amount-corn-derived-protein-diets

    basis), milk yields ranged from about 50 to 100 lb/day and milk true protein concentration ranged from ... about 2.6 to 3.2%.  The forages were mainly corn silage and/or alfalfa, ground corn was the primary ... ranged from about 14 to 20%.  Overall, control diets were fairly typical Midwestern diets.  Dietary CP ...

  5. USDA Releases DAIRY 2014: Dairy Management Practices in the United States

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-2/usda-releases-dairy-2014-dairy-management-practices

    University The Dairy 2014 study was conducted in 17 of the US major dairy states and refers to estimates for ... the calendar year of 2013. Data collected for the study represented 76.7% of U.S. dairy operations and ... 80.3% of US dairy cows at the time of the study interview. Farm size was defined as very small (< 30 ...

  6. Pricing Drought-Stressed and Immature Corn for Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-4/pricing-drought-stressed-and-immature-corn-silage

    silage (very early milk stage) CP   10 to 11%                     (about 2 or 3 units higher than normal) ... NDF 50 to 55%                    (about 10 units higher than normal) Starch 15 to 20%                  ... (about 15 units lower than normal) NEL, 0.60 to 0.63 Mcal/lb    (90 to 95% of normal) As the corn silage ...

  7. Contact Us

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/contact-us

                   By phone: Master Gardener Volunteer Program Coordinator Tammy Currier (330) 599-7734   By mail: Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County 12200 Fairhill Road, E. Building Cleveland, OH  44120   By website: Cuyahogamg.org     ...

  8. On-Farm Assessment & Environmental Review (OFAER) Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/farm-assessment-environmental-review-ofaer-program

    stewardship, minimize livestock impact on watersheds, improve the public's perception of livestock ...

  9. Update on Collegiate Dairy Judging and Dairy Palooza

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/january-2016/update-collegiate-dairy-judging-and-dairy-palooza

    interest and visits to dairy farms who offered classes for us to evaluate.  Both also had active niche ...

  10. 2007 Ohio Dairy Challenge Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/2007-ohio-dairy-challenge-contest

    freestall barn was build in 2003. At present, they have about 550 cows, and construction is underway for ... the judges spending about two hours at the farm on Friday afternoon, assessing the strengths and ... facility.  During Friday evening, the teams spent about four hours reviewing their notes and farm records to ...

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