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  1. Composition of Corn Silage Harvested in 2010

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-4/composition-corn-silage-harvested-2010

    rapid this year. Yields of corn silage have been quite variable across the state and even within a farm ...

  2. Harvesting and Storing Corn Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/harvesting-and-storing-corn-silage

    for corn is 4 to 6 inches and most of the research on high cut corn had stubble heights of 15 to 18 ... inches. Based on research studies: High cut reduces dry matter yield 4 to 6% (this means production costs ... cutting height will unquestionably reduce yields, but based on research, it is unlikely to result in ...

  3. Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference: Another Successful Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-3/tri-state-dairy-nutrition-conference-another

    participating (3 each from Ohio State, Purdue, and Michigan State universities). The graduate student research ...

  4. Calf Behavior and Bedding Materials

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-5/calf-behavior-and-bedding-materials

    calves spend a lot of their day lying down.  Research from the University of Guelph indicates that calves ...

  5. Delay Placing Fly Control Ear Tags

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-4/delay-placing-fly-control-ear-tags

    products and other products that provide control of fly larvae in the manure. Research has indicated that ... research indicate that sustainable horn fly control may be best attained by an integrated approach that ...

  6. Managing Dairy Cows During Heat Stress

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-3/managing-dairy-cows-during-heat-stress

    humidity.    Researchers at the University of Arizona have found that cows with high milk production may be ... on any given day is 65 or greater.”  Their research showed that when the minimum THI was between 65 ...

  7. Corn Silage Harvest Timing

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-timing

    Guide for Timing Silage Harvest Dry matter content of whole plant corn varies with maturity.  Research ... without burning the leaf tissue. From our work, on-farm measurement of DM is probably only accurate to +/- ...

  8. Local Foods Farm Tour: Nightcrawler Gardens

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/local-foods-farm-tour-nightcrawler-gardens

    Join us for the second stop on the 2018 "Local Foods" tour series when we visit NightCrawler Gardens on May 22. Our hosts Sheri and Jason England will take us on a tour through their four greenhouses full of vegetable plants, flowering annuals a ...

  9. The Importance of Knowing Dry Matter Concentration When Buying (or Selling) Feeds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-1/importance-knowing-dry-matter-concentration-when

    (either by a lab or use of an accurate on-farm method) and then the average DM would be used to price the ... on-farm for DM. ...

  10. U.S. Dairy Markets and Policy Update

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-5/us-dairy-markets-and-policy-update

    one schedule, and for those farms with a production history over 4 million pounds, there is a second ... register with your local USDA Farm Services Agency (FSA) and complete forms CCC-781 to establish ...

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