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  1. NEW RELEASE: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/new-release-15-measures-dairy-farm-competitiveness

    Management Proper utilization of manure nutrients Minimize the cost of nutrient management and reduce ... and milk prices create many challenges for dairy farm families, thus management of key financial ... up-to-date information on dairy farm financial management and to address other key issues of management on ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... and any improvements in price because of lower milk production will likely be a wash. Nutrient prices ... used to appraise important nutrients in dairy rations, estimate break-even prices of ingredients, and ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... cow numbers to continue decreasing for at least another 6 months. Nutrient prices are also on the rise ... A Bad Spring Equals Worse Nutrient Prices The weather conditions that farmers experienced during spring ...

  4. Addressing 2019 Agricultural Challenges-or- Dealing with the Impacts: Q&As for a Weird Weather Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/addressing-2019-agricultural-challenges-or-dealing

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension To ... Cover crops on prevented plant acres Cover crop selection and management Livestock and forages Manure ... management Agronomic crops Farm stress New Q&As and webinars are added as needs are identified.  Have ...

  5. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    forage yields and quality have been compromised for 2019. Thus, management strategies on the farm need to ... and manage low inventories of forage, but those with variable composition should be fed in low ... Management of these aspects of feeding dairy cows will hopefully assist in your weathering of the 2019 forage ...

  6. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    or R1 and the performance of Holstein cows compared to untreated corn. They used best management ...

  7. Landscape Faculty/Student Design Collaboration Leads to Possible Patent

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/news/landscape-facultystudent-design-collaboration-leads-possible-patent

    are due to high amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus in the water. “Our design solution is to create ... a buoyant concrete vessel that permits a nutrient exchange between the plant and the water,” stated Boswell. ... “The plant’s biomass can help absorb the algae creating nutrients.” By decreasing light penetration, ...

  8. Floating Aquatic Habitats

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/research-and-education/floating-aquatic-habitats

    are due to high amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus in the water. “Our design solution is to create ... a buoyant concrete vessel that permits a nutrient exchange between the plant and the water,” stated Boswell. ... “The plant’s biomass can help absorb the algae creating nutrients.” By decreasing light penetration, ...

  9. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    has a very good publication entitled “Manure Sampling for Nutrient Management Planning” that provides ... results. It is available online at https://extension.psu.edu/programs/nutrient-management/educational ... /manure-storage-and-handling/manure-sampling-for-nutrient-management-planning. Manure sampling requires ...

  10. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    rye straw are 1 ½ to 2 tons per acre; it is recommended that you do not use spring nitrogen fertilizer ... a great bedding source but also removes coverage that helps prevent winter soil erosion. One option for ... this may be to bale the residue and then plant a cover crop to protect the soil from erosion and ...

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