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  1. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    growing oats for forage is to plant them into wheat stubble, which is normally available by mid-July at ... The oats should be planted into moisture up to 1.5 inches deep if needed. No-till planting is the ...

  2. Sesame

    https://dairy.osu.edu/node/23

    into the same folder as the newly installed v4.0. ...

  3. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    August.   Plant into a good seedbed. The ideal seedbed for conventional seedings is smooth, firm, and ... depth.   When seeding into a tilled seedbed, drills with press wheels are the best choice. When seeding ... a concern beginning in late May to early June.   The first harvest of the new seeding should generally be ...

  4. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    ranges in hay that will be baled. For a chopped forage, a hand sample is grabbed and squeezed into ... testers, hand-constructed vortex dryers, moisture probes, and moisture sensors built into harvest ... a representative forage sample that has been cut into pieces no larger than one inch in length. On a microwave safe ...

  5. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/economic-assistance-available-dairy-farms

    a per-head payment. Bull Calves, Dairy Steers These animals, because they are going into beef production ...

  6. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    useful to cross train farm employees and build some resiliency into the farm operation. Whether the farm ... employees as well. In some cases, adherence to protocols can be tied into job performance expectations ...

  7. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    not sunken into the pulley. The gage should fit tightly; if more than 1/32 inches of wear can be seen, ...

  8. Consider Dietary Changes to Take Advantage of High Milk Protein Price

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/consider-dietary-changes-take-advantage-high-milk

    and they can affect milk component yields differently. However, in general, supplemental fat decreases ... increases milk fat yield by 0.1 to 0.2 lb/day. Because of the generally consistent response in milk fat ...

  9. Buckeyes Win National Dairy Judging Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/buckeyes-win-national-dairy-judging-contest

    December 1st. We are looking for any corporate or individual donations for our trip.  General dairy judging ...

  10. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    reflected in the lower Class III futures price. From now to deep into the late summer months, Class III ...

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