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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. New and Revised Community Development Fact Sheets Now Available

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/new-and-revised-community-development-fact-sheets-now-available

    both internal and external data about the community where planning and the BRE program will be ...

  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. Scientists on the scent of flavor enhancement

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/scientists-scent-flavor-enhancement

    about the reference aroma, the higher their chances of correctly identifying a match – a finding that ... understanding of these mechanisms could give us another way to modulate flavors and to modulate food-related ... routes of delivery differed, participants made more mistakes, meaning there was something about those ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. CD Wire- July 12, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-07-12

    and I am hearing about return to school sales! Although we can’t slow down time, I hope that you are ... a vacation, if so, I would love to hear about it. Although I went on a ‘staycation’ in June, I plan on ... enjoyed learning about all the great programs that are taking place throughout the state. Please continue ...

  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. Earth is Our Home Climate Change Video Series

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/earth-our-home-climate-change-video-series

    based here, but you can view individual episodes as indicated below.  Episodes are about 30 minutes in ... us hurricanes and tropical storms, with that of the tropical Pacific, which brings us El Niños and La ...

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