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  1. 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

    a decrease to $17.63/cwt in June. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the ... canola meal. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average ... income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day was about $9.57 and $10.13/cwt, ...

  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

    Science degree in Ruminant Nutrition and Business Management in 1990 and a Ph.D. in 1994 in ruminant ... undergraduate and graduate students, and supported the research for several OSU faculty. Dwight resides in ... advisors, veterinarians, students, and researchers in countless endeavors.    ...

  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

    State University Extension, and Dr. Aaron Wilson, Climate Research Specialist, Ohio State University ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Soil Testing Info

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/soil-testing-info

    https://ag.umass.edu/services/soil-plant-nutrient-testing-laboratory  If you have questions about soil testing, or interperting the results once you have received them, ... A lot of people are asking about soil testing. Tis the season! Unfortunately, we don't have ... the capabilities to test soil locally in the office, but do have information that I hope you find ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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

    (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. ... fertility are in the recommended ranges.  Follow the Tri-state Soil Fertility Recommendations ... plant, will help improve chances for successful forage establishment. Check now to make sure soil pH and ...

  8. Gearing Up for Spring Planting

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

    of all tractors that will be used. Service all tractors. Get any needed fertilizer on hand or order ... it to be spread as soon as the field is fit (hopefully you pulled a soil sample last fall, and if ... not, do it ASAP and send to the lab). Calibrate the fertilizer spreader. Buy the seed (including any ...

  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

    March is $16.18/cwt, followed by an increase to $17.20/cwt in April. Nutrient prices It can be helpful ... feeds, including soybean products this year. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the ... protein. For January’s issue, the income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day ...

  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 ... 3). What inputs were the biggest contributors? The largest are shown in Table 2. Seed, fertilizer, custom ... Fertilizer $100 $104 $111 $105 Custom hire $113 $95 $111 $103 Land rent 1 $99 $94 $108 $100 Real estate taxes ...

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