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  1. Higher Fuel Prices To Impact Some Farmers More Than Others

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/higher-fuel-prices-impact-some-farmers-more-others

    Extension’s state dairy financial management specialist. “One of the main challenges dairy farmers face with ... beef cattle producers, especially when it comes to running hay equipment,” Little said. “But feed ... prices. Barry Ward, production business management leader with Ohio State University Extension, said that ...

  2. 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, ... been completed. They include: • Information on using corn silage in dairy cattle diets to reduce cash ... feed costs in management intensive grazing systems. • Exploring the option of removing additives from ...

  3. Take Steps to Protect Livestock from Heat Stress

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/take-steps-protect-livestock-heat-stress

    Extension dairy specialist, said that keeping livestock, especially dairy cattle, comfortable under hot ... conditions is important to maintaining animal health. "The heat can impact any animal, but dairy cattle ... are more susceptible because of their high metabolism. Dairy cattle are already generating heat for ...

  4. Distillers Grains Focus of Dairy Study to Improve Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/distillers-grains-focus-dairy-study-improve-yields

    supplemental dairy cattle feed to boost milk and milk fat yields, while reducing feed costs. But the challenge ... because it increases feed efficiency. In dairy cattle, it increases milk production and in beef cattle it ... composition of distillers grains is more variable than the average feed," said Bill Weiss, a dairy ...

  5. Biodiesel Byproduct May Be Used As Value-Added Ag Commodity

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/biodiesel-byproduct-may-be-used-value-added-ag-commodity

    of an animal feed additive to enhance the performance and growth of dairy cattle.   Ohio State ... Soybean Council to use crude glycerol to grow yeast-- a common feed supplement in dairy cattle diets. The ... in dairy cattle diets." The challenge for Yu is to find yeast that can be grown using glycerol. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. OSU Extension Offers Dairy Forum, Open House Aug. 8-10

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-dairy-forum-open-house-aug-8-10

    Improving Dairy Cattle,” “Stream Management in a Pasture System,” “Silage Storage to Maintain Quality and ... feature seminars designed to share information on efficiently managing dairy operations and the ... Minimize Shrink,” “Managing the Costs of Production,” “Services Provided by the American Jersey Cattle ...

  8. 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 ... but so are grain and feed prices, which really presents a challenge for dairy producers," said ... Tamilee Nennich, Purdue Extension dairy specialist. "Improving nutrition management can help offset ...

  9. Boosting Dairy Cattle Fertility: New Technologies, Outreach Go Hand in Hand

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/boosting-dairy-cattle-fertility-new-technologies-outreach-go-hand-hand

    May 16, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Increasing the reproductive efficiency of dairy cattle-- getting ... reproduction techniques and training that emphasizes proper management. Currently, the national pregnancy rate for dairy ... dairy cattle compared to current protocols, giving farmers another tool to inch closer to their reproductive ...

  10. Cattle Breeder, Extension Educator Inducted in Dairy Hall of Service

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cattle-breeder-extension-educator-inducted-dairy-hall-service

    Extension educator in dairy management have been inducted into this year's Ohio State University ... Producers, and is a member of the Ohio Jersey Breeder's Association, Ohio Purebred Dairy Cattle ... Association, American Jersey Cattle Association, and the National Dairy Shrine. Among the awards Lowell has ...

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