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  1. Delay Placing Fly Control Ear Tags

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

    Dr. William Shulaw, Extension Veterinarian, Ohio State University Did you realize that cattle raisers during the Civil War didn't have to worry about the horn fly, and my grandfather didn't have to worry about the face fly? Both pests were intro ...

  2. Feeding Lower Quality Hay Crop Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-4/feeding-lower-quality-hay-crop-forages

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University This year's rainy spring had negative effects on the quality of first cutting hay crop forages. Rain either delayed cutting, caused substantial weather damage to mowed crops that could not be re ...

  3. Nutrition of Jersey Cows- Little Holstein Cows or a Breed Apart?,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-4/nutrition-jersey-cows-little-holstein-cows-or-breed

    Dr. Chris Reynolds, Department of Animal Sciences, Ohio State University The Jersey breed has a passionate following, and there is ample evidence that this is justified. Surveys and research have indicated that when compared with Holstein cows, Jersey cow ...

  4. Environmental Rules for Animal Agriculture- Who Are You Going to Call?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-4/environmental-rules-animal-agriculture-who-are-you

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University  There was a cartoon a few years ago, the "Ghostbusters". The central focus was that evil ghosts prowled upon people and capturing the ghosts required the special skills of the " ...

  5. Environmental Stewardship- Minimizing Risk and Being Prepared

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/environmental-stewardship-minimizing-risk-and-being

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University  We live in a world full of risks-it's just a factor of life. Yet, a general mindset seems to have settled among us that we demand a risk-free society. Of course, we know that this is not ...

  6. Getting the Last Cutting of Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalfa

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Forage Specialist, Ohio State University Early September is ideal for taking that last yearly cutting of alfalfa. The timing of this last cutting can be very important to the long-term health of the stand. In this article, we will review wh ...

  7. The MILC Program- Time to Act for the 2.4 Billion Pound Plus Producers

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/milc-program-time-act-24-billion-pound-plus-producers

    Ms. Dianne Shoemaker, District Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University The beginning of the next Milk Income Loss Compensation (MILC) program fiscal year (October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004) is fast approaching. For producers who ship less than th ...

  8. Bus Trip to Northeast Regional Professional Dairy Heifer Growers Association Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/bus-trip-northeast-regional-professional-dairy-heifer

    Ms. Amanda Hargett, State Dairy Extension Associate, Ohio State University Do you want to learn new information and/or improve the management of your heifers? This trip is NOT just for professional heifer growers. There is information for all who are inte ...

  9. Selenium Yeast for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/selenium-yeast-dairy-cattle

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Ohio State University A few months ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of selenium (Se) yeast for dairy and beef animals. Prior to this approval, sodium selenite and sodium selenate were ...

  10. Robotic Milking: Are we there yet?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/robotic-milking-are-we-there-yet

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University Imagine this: you get up in the morning and the cows are already milked. In fact, the cows milked themselves and they routinely do this three times a day. You no longer have to deal ...

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