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  1. Volunteer Naturalists- You Can Be One Too!

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/july-2017/volunteer-naturalists-you-can-be-one-too

    OCVN’s, the training facilitated a “common ground for environmentally conscious people to connect with ... Volunteer Naturalists (OCVN) by completing 40 hours of coursework and 40 hours of volunteer service. This ... Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. According to Thomas Wendt, one of the newly-certified ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    continuing to decline in price from $2.81/lb in May to $2.51/lb in July. The Class III future for August is ... for profitability changes related to culling cows. Table 1. Prices of dairy nutrients for Ohio dairy ... “Appraisal Set” were those for which we didn’t have a local price or were adjusted to reflect their true ...

  3. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    delayed for higher forage yield, the NDF level was near 70%. At 70% NDF, the forage would probably have to ... be limited to 10% of the total diet of lactating dairy cows, on a dry matter basis. For lactating ... sorghum-sudangrass provided acceptable forage for lactating cow diets when harvested between 40 to 60 days after ...

  4. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    surrounding states is making it difficult to harvest hay crops.  We usually wait for a clear forecast before ... wrapping baleage can often be achieved within 24 hours or less as compared with 3 to 5 days for dry hay. ... evening. Proper dry matter content for haylage ranges from 30 to 50% (50 to 70% moisture), depending on the ...

  5. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ... addition to forage fertility research, will allow for revision of current recommendations for forage crops, ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ...

  6. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    been provided in the article titled “What can I do to stretch forage supplies at my farm?” (https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed_PDF ... “Forage Production Options for Ohio” (https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed_PDF/Summer%20 ... (https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed_PDF/Pricing%20silage%202002%20Final.pdf) and adjust the prices found in the article with the prices in the July 2019 Buckeye Dairy News. ...

  7. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    for other common production diseases due to body weight loss and debilitating immune response. ... method to prevent infections in livestock. There are a few commercially available vaccines for Johne’s ... vaccine available for use (discontinued in the US in 2019).  Its use was restricted to cattle, and only ...

  8. 2021 Farm Science Review to be live and in person

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/august-2021/2021-farm-science-review-be-live-and-person

    Farm Science Review is back in person Sept. 21–23!  ...

  9. State-of-the-Art animal facility coming to Ohio State

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/august-2021/state-art-animal-facility-coming-ohio-state

    Pigs, chickens, cattle, sheep, horses and goats are coming to The Ohio State University’s Columbus campus, and the public will have a chance to not only see them but understand how they’re raised.  ...

  10. CFAES Connect May 2021- w/ buttons

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/email/cfaes-connect-may-2021-w-buttons

    alumni and friends for the 2022 CFAES Alumni Awards. Button context:  User taken to story about CFAES ... Board for a social hour and scholarship fundraiser for just $15! Button context:  User taken to a story ... text-decoration: none;"> Update your information Button context:  Takes users to the CFAES Calendar of ...

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