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  1. Summer Coliform Mastitis,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-3/summer-coliform-mastitis

    the month of May where the temperature-humidity index (THI) exceeds 70, putting our cows under heat ...

  2. Best Management Practices for Winter Manure Application

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/best-management-practices-winter-manure-application

    http://www.ohleap.org/FactSheets/index.html. By adopting and following this respective USDA-NRCS Practice Standard, livestock farmers and ...

  3. The Costs of Nutrients, Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices and the Current Dairy Situation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-5/costs-nutrients-comparison-feedstuffs-prices-and

    Index (CJI) for August.  This index was constructed here at Ohio State to measure the difference between ...

  4. Southern Ohio Corn at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-corn-risk-stewarts-wilt

    Extension appointment. Ohio State specialists use a "flea beetle index"-- the sum of the average ... subsequent risk of Stewart's wilt. Index values less than 90 indicate negligible disease threat, 90-95 ... disease threat. For locations monitored in southern Ohio-- Columbus, Oxford, Jackson and Piketon-- index ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    a discount), respectively. To estimate the cost of production at these nutrient levels, the Cow-Jones Index ... this index, milking cows should no doubt be profitable again using these market prices.  Table 1. ...

  6. Heat Stress- Where Do You Start?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/heat-stress-where-do-you-start

    temperature- humidity index (THI) exceeds the upper threshold of cow comfort by 5.6 units. The problem is ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    the Cow-Jones Index with a cow milking 70 lb/day at 3.7% fat and 3.1% protein eating 50 lb/day of DM. ...

  8. Managing Dairy Cows During Heat Stress

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

    of our dairy cows prefer cooler temperatures.  At a temperature-humidity index (THI) of 68, a dairy ...

  9. Stewart's Wilt Predicted Low Risk

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stewarts-wilt-predicted-low-risk

    "We say this because the mortality rate of the flea beetle is high where the flea beetle index is 90 ... tracked to determine the risk level of the disease. Researchers recorded a flea beetle index of 91 in ... Wooster; 84 in Hoytville; 93 in South Charleston; 107 in Piketon and 87 in Ashtabula. Index values less ...

  10. Low Risk of Stewart's Disease on Corn Predicted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/low-risk-stewarts-disease-corn-predicted

    carried and spread by adult flea beetles.   Based on the flea beetle index, conducted by Ohio State ... beetle index is calculated as the sum of the average temperatures of December, January and February. ... Index values less than 90 indicate a negligible disease threat, 90-95 indicates low to moderate levels, ...

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