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  1. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    LaBarge, Field Specialist, Nutrient Management, Ohio State University Extension Fertilizer prices have been ... Farm Economics newsletter (https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2021/10/management-decisions-relative-to-high-nitrogen-fertilizer ... pricing. Management Considerations Soil Sampling & Testing Soil testing is always an important ...

  2. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    increase in fertilizer prices, there is renewed interest in the nutrient value of manure. This article will ... Extension has a good publication available on-line at http://extension.psu.edu/plants/nutrient-management ... /educational/manure-storage-and-handling/manure-sampling-for-nutrient-management-planning ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... December is $17.95/cwt, followed by a further increase in January 2022 to $18.23/cwt. Nutrient prices It ... averages ($0.38/lb and $0.08/lb, respectively). Although in line with typical seasonal cycling of nutrient ...

  4. Emergency Preparedness Through a Farm Walk Through

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/emergency-preparedness-through-farm-walk-through

    milk tanks, or bulk fertilizer tanks? These are all areas that can be a hazardous on the farm and can ...

  5. Face-to-Face Again with the 2021 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/face-face-again-2021-ohio-dairy-challenge

    Challenge provides the opportunity for students to experience the process of evaluating management practices ...

  6. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-2

    Therefore, if a couple of calves appear sick, take a look at calf management before heading to the medicine ...

  7. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/h2ohio-cover-crop-usage

    reduction. Those practices are soil testing, variable-rate fertilization, subsurface nutrient application, ... defines their program. Launched in 2019 as a water quality initiative to address the inflow of nutrients ... some of the goals and guidelines associated with the best management practices (BMP) that the program ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... corn silage continues to be a bargain feed in dairy cattle rations. Nutrient Prices It can be helpful ... $0.08/lb, respectively). These fluctuations in nutrient price are in line with the seasonal adjustments to ...

  9. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ... addition to forage fertility research, will allow for revision of current recommendations for forage crops, ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ...

  10. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    certainly dominated the headlines and many of our daily conversations since March, 2020. For those directly ... involved in production agriculture, our lives and routines may have been disrupted, but our daily business ... Time must pass in order to generate data.  Science is evolving as researchers around the world continue ...

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