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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Celebration of Youth

    https://ohio4h.org/foundation/foundation-events/celebration-youth

    614-292-6943 if you have questions about Celebration of Youth: 4-H Leading the Way.   ...

  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. 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 ...

  8. Recognizing Child Abuse & Neglect: Training for Camp Counselors Curriculum

    https://ohio4h.org/Child%20Abuse%20Curriculum

    In Sheet Training Evaluation     Should you have any questions about risk management situations, ...

  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. Friday's Escape to the REAL Forest- Part 2

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/fridays-escape-real-forest-part-2

    Join us for another escape to the  REAL  forest!  We look forward to spending another day out in ... forest with us on  Friday August 20th!  We will spend the day outside in the woods of the OSU Mansfield ...

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