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  1. VOLUME 23, ISSUE 3

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3

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  2. Beef Sire Selection Program Being Offered to Dairy Producers

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/beef-sire-selection-program-being-offered-dairy

    a surplus of heifers to enter the herd. In an effort to manage heifer numbers and add value to bull calves, ... breeding dairy cows to beef sires has become a more popular and common practice than ever before. With the ... “Beef Sire Selection for the Dairy Herd.” In this program, Allen Gahler, Extension Educator in Sandusky ...

  3. USDA Projects Dairy Production to 2030

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/usda-projects-dairy-production-2030

    growth in domestic demand as the economy recovers from the pandemic, the dairy herd will remain ... production per cow is projected to average 26,295 pounds. Commercial use of dairy products is expected to ... fluid milk products is expected to continue. Global demand for U.S. dairy products is expected to ...

  4. Considering Corn Silage Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/considering-corn-silage-cost-production

    Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The cost ... impact cost of production and subsequently feed costs.  When dairy farms participate in the Ohio Farm ... $32.46 $29.60 Direct + overhead costs, $/ton $36.90 $31.59 $41.77 $36.75 Cost of feed impacts dairy ...

  5. Dairy Numbers Considered: A look at 2019 and 2020

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/dairy-numbers-considered-look-2019-and-2020

    Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The first half ... ($/cow) $249 $897 The highest cost on dairy farms continues (and will continue) to be feed costs. On ... committed to feeding the herd. These feed costs are comprehensive and include the feed for cows, calves, and ...

  6. Thank You

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/thank-you

    nutritional value of heat-damaged forages for dairy cows. About a year after I graduated, Dr. Conrad retired ... became Animal Sciences) opened up. It was my dream job, mostly research in dairy nutrition plus some ... students that wanted a tour of a dairy farm or feed mill. It has been a great 33 years; thank you for ...

  7. Forage Planting – How to Do It Well

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/forage-planting-%E2%80%93-how-do-it-well

    (https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages). Forages are more productive where soil pH is above 6.0, but for alfalfa, it should be 6.5 – 6.8. ... apply lime now and delay establishing alfalfa until late summer (plant an annual grass forage in the ... for different varieties and depending on the seed treatment and coatings applied. A good video on this ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    dairy farms, January 26, 2021. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio ... (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, January 26, 2021. For ... form of nutritional services, blending, terms of credit, etc. Also, there are reasons that a feed might ...

  9. Zooming in on the 2020 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-6/zooming-2020-ohio-dairy-challenge

    experience the process of evaluating management practices on a dairy farm and to interact with ... Nutrition, ST Genetics, Biomin, and Coloquick. Dairy Challenge provides the opportunity for students to ... the COVID-19 situation, the 2020 Ohio Dairy Challenge was held a little differently than in previous ...

  10. Technology and Data Management on the Dairy Farm – Miniseries

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/technology-and-data-management-dairy-farm-%E2%80%93

    robots, to sophisticated software….Farmers are increasingly using technology to make management decisions ... on farms. Dairy farming has evolved greatly over the last few decades. If there was ever an industry ... in need of new technologies to become leaner and greener, it’s dairy farming. Many different kinds of ...

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