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  1. 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 ...

  2. Making Time for Family Vacations

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/making-time-family-vacations

    arranged with family and/or friends.  I found some information that got me to thinking about how I approach ... mind and/or approach about taking time away from work. There is stress involved in getting ready for ... meantime, think about a list of music to get you excited about the destination or a book that might relate ...

  3. Easy Home Food Preservation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/easy-home-food-preservation

    a priority with home food preservation so if you have questions about this topic, reach out to us at the ... spacing the herbs out on a baking sheet in a single layer. Place the baking sheet in the freezer for about ... a year for best quality. To learn more about these freezing and drying methods, check out OSU Extension’s ...

  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. (Backyard) Bird is the Word- Raise Your Own Little Chicks

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/backyard-bird-word-raise-your-own-little-chicks

    interesting point about this is vaccinated chicks need to be fed unmedicated feed to prevent a nulling effect ... or brooder box to keep them warm – about 90-95 degrees for the first week of life. A chick feeder and ... drink from. Now let’s talk about a few breeds. Cornish Cross: T he most popular meat breed and what you ...

  7. Join us for a night on Leeds Farm

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/july-2021/join-us-night-leeds-farm

    Development programming. This year, Leeds Farm is hosting the event on Oct. 2, and you’ll want to join us for ...

  8. Meat Judging Team

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/teen-opportunities/meat-judging-team

    For more information about our Meats Judging Team, Practices and Competitions please contact ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Rocketing upward

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/july-2021/rocketing-upward

    excited at the same time,” team member Ryan Cheng said about reaching the national competition, which took ... place June 12–13 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton. The Ohio 4-H team was one of ... unfortunately was disqualified. But Cheng said they plan to gain from the experience. “We learned about the ...

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