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  1. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    options for growing more forage include Brown Midrib (BMR)-summer annuals or pea-small grain mixes. ... digestibility is very good with the BMR summer annuals and inclusion rates can be high. Overall, several options ...

  2. Early-Spring Planted Forages for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/early-spring-planted-forages-dairy-farms

    number one choice for an annual forage in terms of overall yield and nutritive value. If forage is needed ... year on about 25 to 30-day intervals. Agronomic Management Plant high quality seed of a named variety ... in the first year and will produce higher quality forage than true annual types. Italian ryegrass ...

  3. Feeding and Nutrition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/feeding-and-nutrition

    Feeding Management Resources: Energy and Protein Energetics for the Practicing Nutritionist Energy: ... Forages Annual Forage Agronomic Guidelines and Characteristics Choosing Corn Hybrids for Silage Feeding ... Nutrition of Dairy Cows Nutrient Management Estimating Manure Phosphorus Excretion by Dairy Cows (MS Excel ...

  4. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    temperature is the lower boundary below which the animal needs additional nutrients, primarily energy, to meet ... meet the need. The lower critical temperature for calves from birth to 7 days of age is 55°F. Between ... weight as fat. This means that if diets are not meeting maintenance needs, the calf can quickly burn up ...

  5. Staying Connected with the OSU Dairy Working Group

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/staying-connected-osu-dairy-working-group

    State University Extension OSU Extension Dairy Working Group works hard to meet the needs of dairy ...

  6. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/heat-stress-dairy-cows

    2003). Therefore, managing heat stress in dairy cows is an important challenge that all producers should ...

  7. Making High Quality Baleage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/making-high-quality-baleage

    bales where bales meet. They require higher feed-out rates of ideally two bales per day. With a line ...

  8. 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program – Sign-up Coming Soon!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/2019-dairy-margin-coverage-program-%E2%80%93-sign-coming

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension ...

  9. Ohio State Places Second at National North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/ohio-state-places-second-national-north-american

    17th annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge ® (NAIDC) held April 12-14 in Visalia, CA. ... this educational event. These students are training for careers in the dairy industry as farmers, ... their assigned dairy farm, including production and farm management data. After an in-person inspection ...

  10. Media Release: Agersens to Work with Ohio State University to Test eShepherd in US Beef and Dairy Industries

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/media-release-agersens-work-ohio-state-university

    get the most out of their land and livestock. “eShepherd is set to revolutionize livestock management ... make farming more efficient, more manageable and less labor intensive,” said Mr. Reilly. “Farmers in ... utilize in numerous research projects to understand its potential as a livestock management tool,” said ...

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