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  1. Ohio Dairy Challenge, November 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/ohio-dairy-challenge-november-2019

    management practices on a dairy farm and to interact with representatives in the dairy industry. The program ... Ohio Dairy Challenge was held November 1-2 and was sponsored by ADM Animal Nutrition, Cargill Animal ... Nutrition, Provimi North America, Purina Animal Nutrition, Sexing Technologies, and Biomin. Dairy Challenge ...

  2. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    Management of these aspects of feeding dairy cows will hopefully assist in your weathering of the 2019 forage ... been provided in the article titled “What can I do to stretch forage supplies at my farm?” (https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed ... “Forage Production Options for Ohio” (https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed_PDF/Summer%20 ...

  3. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    Table 1. Selected factors from 2018 Ohio Dairy Farm Business Summary for the 19 conventionally managed ... Dianne Shoemaker, Field Specialist, Dairy Production Economics, Ohio State University Extension ... The 2018 dairy analysis work is in the books and is very reflective of Ohio’s dairy industry.  Several ...

  4. Record Negative Producer Price Differential Slams June Milk Checks, Why and How?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/record-negative-producer-price-differential-slams

    Dianne Shoemake r, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Helped by ... Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) legislated for the Food Box Assistance program dairy purchases, ... prices, FMMO 33, January through May 2020, $ per cwt. Every dairy farmer knows that sometimes the PPD has ...

  5. VOLUME 22, ISSUE 5

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-5

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 27 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, November 22, 2019. For ... nutritional services, blending, terms of credit, etc. Also, there are reasons that a feed might be a very good ... allow producers an opportunity to pay off some long-term debt or contract feed for 2020.      Nutrient ...

  7. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio ... providing adequate energy and protein to dairy cows. However, that does not mean those costs should not be ... diets with byproducts, such as distiller grains, wheat midds, and corn gluten feed, often have ...

  8. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-2/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds

    farmers. The proportions of fat and protein are useful in monitoring cow health and feeding practices ... dairy herds in 2016 and 2017 using the Dairy Herd Improvement (DHI; http://www.dhiohio.com) program are ... Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, ...

  9. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/update-oardc-feed-energy-equation

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio ... State University, Wooster The equation used by many feed testing labs to estimate net energy for ... (Mcal/lb) of the feed. Then standard equations are used to convert DE to metabolizable energy (ME) and ...

  10. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio ... but generally by only a few percentage points. On the other hand, harvest practices and soil ... fed to dry dairy cows. In that situation, inclusion rates of the high potassium forage should be ...

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