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  1. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    guidelines on timing and rates before applying any product. For conventional tillage seeding, prepare a firm ... Agronomy Guide for specific guidelines (see http://go.osu.edu/forage-seeding-dates). Planter calibration: ...

  2. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

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

    yield changed based on plating date and nitrogen rate. Similar to previous studies, applying 46 lb/acre ... recommended nitrogen rate for summer oat forage is to apply 50 lb/acre of nitrogen at planting. When planted ... planting date and nitrogen application (lb/acre). Not only does nitrogen rate affect yield but also the ...

  3. Rory Lewandowski Retirement

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/rory-lewandowski-retirement

    ability to make every lesson unique and meet the needs of his audience is commendable.      Rory was ...

  4. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    article discusses harvest and grazing management of these grasses. The general guidelines for harvesting ...

  5. Short-Season Forages for Late Summer Planting on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/short-season-forages-late-summer-planting-dairy

    mid-bloom alfalfa. As a grass, maximum inclusion rates in a lactating cow diet are less than those for ...

  6. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

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

    three shareholders who meet eligibility requirements, they may be eligible for up $750,000 of ... (cwt.) x $4.71/cwt. (CARES act rate) plus 1 st quarter milk production x 1.014) x $1.47/cwt. (CCC rate ... ) The CARES rate of $4.71/cwt represents the price loss in Jan, Feb, and March. Part two of the equation ...

  7. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    supplemented and simply reducing supplementation rates so that total (basal plus supplemental) minerals are ... diet. Cows store trace minerals in the liver so even if these rates are not quite adequate, short term ... simply reduce supplementation to those rates. If additional savings are needed, vitamin A could be ...

  8. 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

    motors have electric efficiency ratings, but the higher efficiency motors have more copper windings which ... also consider the fans efficiency rating. For tunnel ventilation fans, look for a minimum efficiency ... rating of 20 cfm/watt at 0.05-inches static pressure. Tunnel ventilation and exhaust fans are rated under ...

  9. Determining Forage Moisture Content

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

    to be baled. Table 1 shows guidelines published years ago in Hoard’s Dairyman for estimating moisture ... when systems also manage variable rate preservative application, cost can be over $2500. Depending on ...

  10. How to Get Ready for Spring Planting Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/how-get-ready-spring-planting-now

    seeding rate using the seed that will be planted and then don’t touch the drill settings. Watch this video ...

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