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  1. Selecting Corn Hybrids for Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-1/selecting-corn-hybrids-silage

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, The Ohio State University (top of page) The ideal silage hybrid is the one that maximizes profitability under a specific set of conditions (i.e., your farm). A multitude of factors influence profitability, but f ...

  2. Cost of Nutrients and Benchmarks of Profitability for Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, The Ohio State University. At the time of this writing, fears of a drought in the Eastern corn belt are accentuating, bringing the usual wild market speculations in the process. Weather will be the prime ...

  3. Drought-Stressed Corn for Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/drought-stressed-corn-silage

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, The Ohio State University  The dry conditions in many parts of the State have greatly reduced hay and haycrop silage yields, which has reduced forage inventory on many dairy farms. In addition, corn plants are b ...

  4. Chopping Soybeans for Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/chopping-soybeans-silage

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, The Ohio State University  Because of dry conditions, soybeans may not mature adequately to justify harvesting the crop as beans. An alternative is to chop the entire plant and make silage out of it. If harveste ...

  5. Testing for Nitrates

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/testing-nitrates

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge and Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Specialists, The Ohio State University With the dry conditions in many areas in Ohio, crop growth has been severely affected and producers are considering using grain corn for forage. With the dry conditions ...

  6. Planting Small Grains in Late Summer for Supplemental Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/planting-small-grains-late-summer-supplemental-forage

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Forage Specialist, The Ohio State University Forage yields have been reduced this year due to the late spring frost and dry weather since May. Supplemental forage can be produced yet this year by planting small grain species on land coming ...

  7. Feeding Glycerol to Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/feeding-glycerol-dairy-cattle

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University Are you a label reader? Probably not, unless you get bored when you are on "business" in the bathroom and you don't have the Readers Digest or the local daily newspaper in a ...

  8. Bonnie Ayars Hired as Dairy Program Specialist

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/bonnie-ayars-hired-dairy-program-specialist

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University  Bonnie Ayars started on Monday, June 4 in the Dairy Program Specialist position in the Department of Animal Sciences (position formerly held by Laurie Winkleman). Her responsibilities inc ...

  9. Results of Ohio 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/results-ohio-4-h-dairy-quiz-bowl

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University  The annual Ohio 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl competition for youth ranging in age from 3rd grade through 18 years of age was held on Saturday, May 19 on the OSU Columbus campus. Nine junior (age 1 ...

  10. 2007 Recipients of the Dairy Science Hall of Service

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/2007-recipients-dairy-science-hall-service

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University  The annual Dairy Banquet for the Department of Animal Sciences and the Buckeye Dairy Club was held on Saturday, May 12 at the Der Dutchman in Plain City. One of the highlights of the banq ...

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