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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. New Grant Focuses on Nutrient Management, Cleaner Lake Erie Water

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/new-grant-focuses-nutrient-management-cleaner-lake-erie-water

    their farms, including the Phosphorus Index calculation, which helps them identify fields with a high ... phosphorus index and other water quality risk tools, in order to develop more user-friendly means for growers ...

  6. How to Stop Algal Blooms, Keep Drinking Water Safe

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/how-stop-algal-blooms-keep-drinking-water-safe

    revise Ohio’s Phosphorus Risk Index. Farmers use the index to plan their fertilizer applications. Steve ...

  7. Experts: Smaller Algal Bloom Predicted For Western Lake Erie

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/experts-smaller-algal-bloom-predicted-western-lake-erie

    for NOAA’s National Ocean Service. The 2016 bloom is expected to measure 5.5 on the severity index but ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. 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 ...

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