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  1. Tri-State Conference Features Dairy Nutrition Information

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tri-state-conference-features-dairy-nutrition-information

    April 19-20 conference will learn about a number of ways to best manage feeding the herd. It will be ... Tamilee Nennich, Purdue Extension dairy specialist. "Improving nutrition management can help offset ... partnering to present the 20th annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference to help dairy nutritionists better ...

  2. Wet Spring Stresses Pastures and Forages, Changes Grazing Plans

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wet-spring-stresses-pastures-and-forages-changes-grazing-plans

    impact of the weather on each pasture and consider potential management practices from both a short- ... nutrient loss, leaving farmers to revisit their plans for feeding livestock. "The wet spring was ... work, interseeding other crops and intensive grazing management strategies. "We've all got spots we're ...

  3. Long, Painful Recovery for U.S. Dairy Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/long-painful-recovery-us-dairy-farmers

    international demand. "Rapidly rising milk prices encouraged dairy farmers to expand their herds ... , increasing the national dairy herd by 349,000 head over the 2004 to 2008 period. During this period, net ... milk to cover the cost of feed, vet bills and other expenses. "Dairy farmers who forward-priced ...

  4. Ohio State University Software Tool Can Help Dairy Producers Manage Feed Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-software-tool-can-help-dairy-producers-manage-feed-costs

    available to Ohio dairy producers, finding the bargains while managing a balanced diet can be a challenge. ... an OSU Extension dairy management specialist, said the software could be used to help producers ... soybeans, and they don't, as long as the proper nutritional requirements are met. Beef and dairy cattle ...

  5. Extension Fact Sheets Address Issues Facing Dairy Farms and How to Manage Them

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/extension-fact-sheets-address-issues-facing-dairy-farms-and-how-manage-them

    five key areas impacting Ohio dairy producers: nutrition, crop and feed costs, reproduction and health, ... feed costs in management intensive grazing systems. • Exploring the option of removing additives from ... theme of a series of Ohio State University Dairy Issue Briefs launched by OSU Extension's Dairy ...

  6. OSU Extension: Producers May Need to Supplement Feed to Ensure Successful and Productive Calving Season

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    season may want to consider testing their forage supplies to ensure the feed is of high nutritional ... forages than any other feed and health products consumed by the herd,” Grimes said. “ It’s easy to ... for nutritional analysis before feeding it to late-gestation or early-lactation females to determine ...

  7. Increase Forage Production and Boost Profits with Livestock Grazing School

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    fertility, winter feeding, soil quality, and meeting nutritional requirements, among other topics. The school ... September 15, 2010 SARDINIA, Ohio – Increase your profits, improve forage production practices and ... October. The three-day program teaches a broad range of rotational grazing management techniques including ...

  8. Producers See Huge Value in Livestock Grazing School

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producers-see-huge-value-livestock-grazing-school

    fertility, winter feeding, soil quality, and meeting nutritional requirements, among other topics. The school ... Extension forage management school that teaches the basics of rotational livestock grazing have increased ... their profits, improved production practices and extended their grazing season, according to a recent ...

  9. Dairy Producers Should Consider ‘Precision’ Diets to Maximize Profits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dairy-producers-should-consider-%E2%80%98precision%E2%80%99-diets-maximize-profits

    expert. “There are two things to manage: feed costs and milk prices,” said Extension Dairy Specialist ... because ruminants, and dairy cows in particular, can take advantage of a wide variety of feeds.” St-Pierre ... nutritional strategy. He offered several recommendations for alternative feedstuffs in the Buckeye Dairy ...

  10. Farm Financial Management Topics Highlighted at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-financial-management-topics-highlighted-farm-science-review

    discuss such topics as estate planning, transitioning the farm, best dairy financial management practices ... September 2, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – From dairy management to estate planning to ag law issues, farm ... them better manage their farm. The dairy industry, in particular, is still a challenge for many farmers ...

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