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  1. Alfalfa Last Harvest Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/alfalfa-last-harvest-management

    five years, but was September 4 to 30 in 2014 and September 10 to October 4 in 2013. Previous harvest ... are setting in.  Consider soil drainage and soil moisture.  High soil moisture content soils slow down ... increases the risk of damage from spring frost heaving, especially with higher clay content soils. Finally, ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    from last month at 8¢/lb and-3¢/lb (i.e., feeds with a significant content of non-effective NDF are ... for reasons other than its NE L and MP contents. Appendix For those of you who use the 5-nutrient ...

  3. Comprehensive Land Plan Workshop

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/comprehensive-land-plan-workshop

    content and format so pick the location and date that work for you to attend.  The workshops are entitled ...

  4. Corn Silage Harvest Preparation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-silage-harvest-preparation

    dry matter content, monitoring kernel processing, use of a silage inoculant, matching silage delivery ... is harvest timing and that is dependent upon the plant moisture or dry matter (DM) content.   This ... field, collect samples to determine moisture content and continue to monitor plant moisture until harvest ...

  5. Farm Management, Rental and Economics Resources

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/farm-management-rental-and-economics-resources

    Article, 2014 An article that looks at some of the factors to consider in determining a farm building ...

  6. Corn Stalks Offer A Low Cost Feed Option

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-stalks-offer-low-cost-feed-option

    (www.iowabeefcenter.org/Forages/grazingcornresidue.pdf) early in a 30 to 60 day corn residue grazing period cattle could select a ration in the 6-7% crude ... protein range with a TDN content of 65-70%.  By the end of the grazing period the expected nutrient ... content is lower, a CP of 5% and a TDN level of 40-45%.  As cattle are forced to consume a higher ...

  7. Feed Cost Management for Dairy Production

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/feed-cost-management-dairy-production

    quality and nutrient content. Evaluate the use of feed additives.  Do they offer an economic return at $15 ...

  8. Livestock Building Rental Considerations

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/livestock-building-rental-considerations

    farm building rental survey that I know of is a May 2014 document by the North Central Farm Management ... Extension Committee.  It is available on line as a pdf document. The best method to determining a rental ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    averaged around $15 to 16/cwt (4 year average of $15.32/cwt). Compared to the record year of 2014 (year ... milk production and cow numbers keep growing. Back in 2014, production averaged 22,260 lb/cow/year with ... annual milk production between 2014 and today – has the demand for dairy products gone up that much as ...

  10. Minimize Forage Ash Content

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/minimize-forage-ash-content

    Forage ash content comes from both internal and external sources.  Internal sources include ... forage.  An average internal ash content for alfalfa is around 8 percent and for grass forages around ... to shoot for is an ash content of 3 percent coming from external sources, so an ash content of around ...

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