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  1. August 28 Deadline for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-3/august-28-deadline-coronavirus-food-assistance

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

  2. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    been the pattern of calf death loss at birth by month? Overall, summer had above mean calf death losses ... effect of heat stress during summer. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! Please have this ...

  3. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    a representative sample to send to the lab. The small sample sent in to the lab must accurately represent many tons ... a composite sample to send to the lab. Typically, samples are sent to the lab in either plastic bottles ... (liquid) or one-gallon heavy-duty zip-lock bags. Often, labs will provide the containers. The next question ...

  4. VOLUME 23: ISSUE 6

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6

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  5. 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

    every month in the summer or on the manufacturers recommended grease internal. Logbook- If you assign ... cool. While an inefficient system may not create problems now, it is wasting energy, and by summer, it ... maintenance through the summer is critical to keep fans clean. Even a thin layer of dirt on the fan blades, ...

  6. Thank You

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/thank-you

    Ohio State University in January 1981 as a Ph.D. student working with Dr. Russ Conrad on the ... students that wanted a tour of a dairy farm or feed mill. It has been a great 33 years; thank you for ...

  7. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

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

    establishing perennial forage stands this year. The primary risk with late summer forage seedings is having ... sufficient moisture for seed germination and plant establishment, which is a significant risk this summer ... stem rot is a concern with no-till seedings of alfalfa in late summer and especially where clover has ...

  8. Personnel Changes in the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-4/personnel-changes-department-animal-sciences-ohio

    and current MS student, has been hired as the assistant manager. With several retirements in recent ... years, the Department has positioned for hiring some additional faculty. We will be interviewing three ...

  9. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/update-oardc-feed-energy-equation

    State University, Wooster The equation used by many feed testing labs to estimate net energy for ... been made since then, but our lab is in the process of making a major update to the equation. Because ... commercial feed testing labs did not measure starch, but it is now a routine assay. One improvement we are ...

  10. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    cool-season forages, the other being late summer. Two primary difficulties with spring plantings are finding ... weeds and summer heat when seedlings are small and vulnerable to drying out. An accompanying article on ... summer (plant an annual grass forage in the interim).   Plant high quality seed of a known varietal ...

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