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  1. Heat Stress in 2021: Will it be Intense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/heat-stress-2021-will-it-be-intense

    6 lb/cow/day of lost production. Figure one can be a useful tool for operating your cooling system. In the ... Stress Threshold (tan zone), fans should be operating. As the stress increases, more heat mitigation ...

  2. Roseler and Weiss Inducted into the Ohio State Dairy Hall of Service

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/roseler-and-weiss-inducted-ohio-state-dairy-hall

    sessions for producers to help improve their operations and participated in many programs for ... success within their operation. In the past 3 years, Dwight has added the role of Dairy Tech Specialist ...

  3. Gearing Up for Spring Planting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/gearing-spring-planting

    depend on the specific situation.  If the manure is stored in a lagoon, then when the lagoon is full, the ...

  4. Ventilation System Maintenance Is Critical to Keeping Cows Comfortable

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/ventilation-system-maintenance-critical-keeping-cows

    A anemometer is used to measure the air velocity to determine if fans are operating properly. Be sure to record ...

  5. 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

    in both robotic and parlor operations will be joining us to answer questions about how these ... technologies benefit their operation. The farmers on our panel each have unique experiences using technologies ...

  6. Are You Ready for Death to Knock on Your Farm Business Door?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/are-you-ready-death-knock-your-farm-business-door

    think how your farm and family would react to the loss of the principal operator.  What knowledge and ... owner-operator to an owner-landlord role? To help jump start your family’s conversation, OSU Extension is pleased ...

  7. 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

    returns must either use up cash reserves, take on additional operating debt, or accumulate unpaid ...

  8. 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

    with the farmer for the students to ask questions about the operation. Students had to turn in their ... family’s operation includes about 1100 cows that are housed and milked on two farms and another farm is ...

  9. Precautions for Feeding Frosted and Drought-Stressed Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-5/precautions-feeding-frosted-and-drought-stressed

    potential that is stored as silage is generally safe to feed. To be extra cautious, wait 5 to 7 days after ...

  10. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

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

    mechanically harvest as stored forage and more economical to graze.        Figure 1. Oats yield based on ... planting or before oats have emerged. When harvested as a stored forage, oats often need harvested as ...

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