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  1. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    2019, we conducted a study to examine the planting of oats from July 15 through early September to ... the latest.  However, The typical recommendation is to plant oats between August 1 and 10 to maximize ... seed, but if planted too late in the year, there is not enough time for growth. The oats in this study ...

  2. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    NDF, the forage would probably have to be limited to 10% of the total diet of lactating dairy cows, on ... for dairy cows. In this study, the forage could have been harvested almost 80 days after planting (67 ... the experiment shown here agree with a study conducted by researchers at Cornell University (Kilcer et ...

  3. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    for each individual field, considering soil moisture and the rain forecast. Rainfall/soil moisture in ...

  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

    $10.67 to 12.90/cwt (Figure 3).  Class III and IV milk prices are used to calculate the Class I price.  ...

  5. 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

    expressed as milliequivalents per kg of diet) often increase milk fat yield. Based on a study from ... approximately equal to NRC recommendations will cut supplementation costs. In most cases, diets should have 10 ... every study conducted evaluating the economic benefits of selenium supplementation show a very positive ...

  6. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds (2016 through 2019)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds-2016-through-2019

    milk, especially for the individual farmer, because the income of the dairy farm depends on this source ... 10 19,989 4.24 3.52 Guernsey 2016 6 17,606 4.73 3.41   2017 5 17,063 4.76 3.45   2018 5 15,800 4.60 ...

  7. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/economic-assistance-available-dairy-farms

    10 years, with May announced at $12.14 on June 8th. In that same time period major market disruptions ... provides an advance of up to $10,000 even if the loan is not approved. The advance may be forgiven if the ... individuals involved in multiple-shareholder situations, time spent actively working or managing in the farm ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    neutral detergent fiber (eNDF) are about 10 and 20% higher compared to the 5-year averages ($0.42/lb and ... estimates from March ($10.61 and $11.13/cwt, respectively). The current IONC is likely not profitable for ...

  9. Effects of Dietary Protein Level in Dry Cows and Heifers on Milk Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/effects-dietary-protein-level-dry-cows-and-heifers

    articles. Most studies used Holstein dry cows and heifers. About 20% of those studies provided separate ...

  10. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    length apart. Assign individual projects when safely possible (e.g., one shop project per person). Put ...

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