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  1. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds (2016 through 2020)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds-2016-through-2020

    farmers. The proportions of fat and protein are useful in monitoring cow health and feeding practices ... program are provided in Table 1. Not all herds on DHI are included in the table below because of the ... number of test dates, and given that some of the herds consist of other breeds than the ones shown. In ...

  2. 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

    cows during the transition period. It can even cause challenges for calves before and after birth. In ... the U.S., heat stress is estimated to generate between $1.69 and $2.36 billion in total annual loss to ... factors in the humidity as well. For this reason, we utilize a temperature-humidity index (THI). While ...

  3. 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

    Ohio State University The Dairy Science Hall of Service was initiated in 1952 to recognize worthy men ... Dwight Roseler grew up in Wellington, OH and has dedicated his career to assisting dairy farmers and ... those that work in the dairy industry. He graduated from The Ohio State University with his degree in ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for March and April were at $16.18/cwt and $17.20/cwt, ... respectively. Class III closed at $17.67/cwt in March, with protein continuing to decline slowly in price and ... butterfat climbing toward $2/lb ($1.95/lb in April). The Class III future for May is $18.93/cwt, followed by ...

  5. Ohio State Students Take First Place at the 2021 North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/ohio-state-students-take-first-place-2021-north

    Ohio State University The North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (NAIDC) program began in 2002 ... (https://www.dairychallenge.org/) and the first regional program began in the northeast in 2003. Since that time, Midwest, southern, ... and western regional dairy challenges have been organized. In addition, Ohio State hosts a local dairy ...

  6. Multi State Dairy Beef Program Being Offered

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/multi-state-dairy-beef-program-being-offered

    a variety of topics related to marketing, genetics, and management of crossbred beef x dairy cattle. On ... marketability of crossbred beef on dairy calves. Jerad Jaborek, Beef Feedlot Systems Educator for MSU Extension ... Garth Ruff, Beef Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Dairy producers over the past ...

  7. Beef Sire Selection for the Dairy Herd

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/beef-sire-selection-dairy-herd

    traits to consider in order to maximize the value and marketability of crossbred beef on dairy calves. ... neighborhood of 25% of the U.S. beef supply. With improvements in the utilization of male-sexed beef bull ... University Extension Creating half-blood bull calves with sexed beef bull semen can increase profitability on ...

  8. Considering Corn Silage Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/considering-corn-silage-cost-production

    farms and years. For example, in 2019 the 33 Ohio Farm Business Analysis corn silage enterprises ... impact cost of production and subsequently feed costs.  When dairy farms participate in the Ohio Farm ... 11 to 28 ton/acre in 2017, 17 to 28 ton/acre in 2018, and 10 to 25 ton/acre in 2019. While some corn ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for January and February were at $16.12/cwt and ... $15.56/cwt, respectively. Class III closed at $15.75/cwt in December, with protein maintaining lower than in ... March is $16.18/cwt, followed by an increase to $17.20/cwt in April. Nutrient prices It can be helpful ...

  10. USDA Projects Dairy Production to 2030

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/usda-projects-dairy-production-2030

    prices may perform over the next several years. Anyone interested in reading specific details is ... a compound annual growth rate of 1.1% over the next 10 years, reaching 248 billion pounds in 2030. With slow ... growth in domestic demand as the economy recovers from the pandemic, the dairy herd will remain ...

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