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  1. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    but waiting for the perfect stretch of weather can end up costing us through large reductions in ... weather limits how far we can push the limits, these techniques can help us improve the chances of success ... The swath width should be about 70% of the actual cut area. The mowers on the market vary in how wide ...

  2. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    on which way you think about it, heavily influences silage yield and the quality of the fermentation ... 19” will decrease neutral detergent fiber (NDF) content by about 8% and increase starch content by ... about 2 percentage points. However, the increase in cutter height decreased yield by about 7%. The ...

  3. Does Pipeline Installation have a Lasting Effect on Crop Yields?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/does-pipeline-installation-have-lasting-effect-crop-yields

    Nexus pipelines installed. This will allow us to evaluate pipeline impacts beyond the 24 fields we are ... currently working in. If you are interested in learning more about the project or possibly sharing yield ... monitor data with us,  please reach out to Theresa Brehm at  brehm.112@osu.edu  or (614) 706-2037, or ...

  4. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    across the state. Understanding current practices and limitations to forage fertility will guide us in ...

  5. 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

    semen (Holstein bulls); thus, more females calves were born. About 52% of first-calf heifers calved with ... is important to note that about 60% of all multiparous cows were bred following observation of ... overall for the US (5.1%). However, the top 10% dairy herds in the US, in terms of calf survival, are ...

  6. Applied Welfare Economics

    https://aede.osu.edu/courses/aedecon-8101

    policy and inform public policy debates. It takes an applied approach to welfare economics and its ... application to issues of public policy. Prereq: 7140, Econ 8714, and 8732; or permission of instructor. ...

  7. Office Hours Recordings

    https://fcs.osu.edu/programs/healthy-people/food-preservation/office-hours-recordings

    Food Preservation Office Hours Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. EDT Are you interested in learning about ... food preservation? Join us for these free webinars hosted by Ohio State University Extension Family and ...

  8. 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

    within the top two reasons for early removal of cows within US dairy herds. This disease affects cow ... significantly increases the risk for environmental mastitis and lower milk quality.      Think about cow comfort ... mastitis during lactation. About 50 to 80% of clinical cases of mastitis may not benefit from an antibiotic ...

  9. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    planting (30 to 50 inches tall). Heifer cow diets could utilize this forage harvested at about 60 days (50 ... heights are about 50 inches (2-cuts possible with early June planting) because this will occur before the ... should occur about 60 days after planting (50 inches tall) for feeding to heifers and 60 to 80 days after ...

  10. Calendar of events

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/july-2021/calendar-events

    and hobby farmers—from 4-H and FFA members to our local Amish producers—to start thinking about manure ... Gardeners for a hands-on gardening workshop about “Lovely Lilacs.” Most sessions feature a hands-on activity ... Scientist, teaches children about science and the natural world in an enriching outdoor environment. The 2021 ...

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