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  1. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    they provide in order to make better nutrient management decisions on your farm. Some soil test report ... change them may be limited. We cannot alter CEC by management. Organic matter (OM) can be changed but ... management practices such as tillage, crop rotation, and drainage influence OM retention. Generally, a lower ...

  2. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/annual-winter-forage-following-wheat-harvest

    ryegrass can be planted in late summer to produce a high-quality forage in late fall to early winter. Sudan ... grazing strategy. There are some management practices to keep in mind when planning for extended grazing. ... The cover crops that are planted should be of high-quality seed because they are providing a crop that ...

  3. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    managing heat stress in dairy cattle. Cows generate heat through normal activities of eating, walking, and ... supplies of high-quality water available.  Water used for evaporative cooling helps increase heat transfer ... is a concern when managing dairy cattle during the hot and humid months of the year. If not managed ...

  4. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    ANR-0107 Agriculture and Natural Resources 07/22/2022 Cassandra Brown; Program Manager; Food, ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ... approach. A quality lab does not cut corners, ensures that qualified personnel provide data, and answers ...

  5. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    working with multiple universities across the Midwest, we only have limited knowledge on its management ... ear rot, making it of concern for both the grain and forage quality. One study under low Gibberella ... had little effect on these two brown midrib (BMR) hybrids yield or forage quality, but a few products ...

  6. Ohio Opportunity Zones in Community and Economic Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4112

    Leonard. 2018. "Assessing Opportunity Zones in Ohio." Policy Matters Ohio. policymattersohio.org/research-policy/quality ... Opportunity Zones.” Economic Innovation Group. PDF. ... Marketplace.” Economic Innovation Group. PDF. brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Fikri ...

  7. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    management, so conventional tillage for seedbed prep is probably a better choice in those situations. ... Be sure to use high quality seed of adapted varieties and use fresh inoculum of the proper Rhizobium ...

  8. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages. We highly recommend using this tool to check any fertilizer recommendations you receive, as we ...

  9. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    a busy time of year, with the quality of corn silage determining your ability to produce milk for the ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    prices within a commodity type can vary considerably because of quality differences as well as ...

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