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  1. 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

    challenge each fall semester to provide training for students in the dairy herd management course and other ... provides the opportunity for students to experience the process of evaluating management practices on ... college students. Students from the Agricultural Technical Institute also have participated for several ...

  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

    dairy science in 1981. After graduation, Dwight worked as a field dairy nutritionist for local ... cooperatives in north central Ohio for seven years before continuing his education. Dwight earned a Master of ... Science degree in Ruminant Nutrition and Business Management in 1990 and a Ph.D. in 1994 in ruminant ...

  3. 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

    Extension Heat stress can lead to major challenges for lactating cows during peak milk production and dry ... cows during the transition period. It can even cause challenges for calves before and after birth. In ... the livestock industry. While the upper limit of the thermal neutral zone for dairy cows is 68°F and ...

  4. 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

    remains at a higher price than for fat to date. Optimizing management, genetics, and feeding to maximize ... milk, especially for the individual farmer, because the income of the dairy farm depends on this source ... monitors of costs of milk production. The average production of milk, fat, and protein by breed for Ohio ...

  5. 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, ... butterfat climbing toward $2/lb ($1.95/lb in April). The Class III future for May is $18.93/cwt, followed by ... energy for lactation (NE L) is about 16% higher than the 5-year average ($0.08/Mcal), and closer to the ...

  6. Forage Planting – How to Do It Well

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/forage-planting-%E2%80%93-how-do-it-well

    accompanying article on preparing now for planting, along with the following 10 steps to follow on the day you ... plant, will help improve chances for successful forage establishment. Check now to make sure soil pH and ... (https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages). Forages are more productive where soil pH is above 6.0, but for alfalfa, it should be 6.5 – 6.8. ...

  7. Gearing Up for Spring Planting

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

    State University Extension The current weather outlook for early spring planting season is starting to ... be better to plant a summer annual for a couple cuttings, then kill it and plant the perennial ... what is in your control now to prepare as much as possible for when planting time comes. You do not ...

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    Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CLICK HERE) 3)  Management Considerations for Beef x Dairy ... Financial Resources for Managing COVID-19 Market Destruction on Dairy Farms (4/24/2020; #40-20) Feeding ... earlier? (#9-20) Recognizing and Managing Stress (#6-20) Is it time for Daisy to go on a truck ride? ...

  9. 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

    5 at 12:00 p.m. EST, for a series titled “Management Considerations for Beef x Dairy Calves.” Dairy ... and Garth Ruff, OSU Beef Cattle Field Specialist, will cover farm management strategies for dairy beef ... a surplus of heifers to enter the herd. In an effort to manage heifer numbers and add value to bull calves, ...

  10. Considering Corn Silage Cost of Production

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

    Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The cost ... farms and years. For example, in 2019 the 33 Ohio Farm Business Analysis corn silage enterprises ... Business Analysis program, we do an enterprise analysis for the dairy, and most farms also complete ...

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