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  1. Dairy Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/dairy-cost-production

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The more things ...

  2. Managing Feed Costs for Lactating Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-1/managing-feed-costs-lactating-cows

    harvested forage. Always base fertilizer applications on current soil test results. 7) Begin routine ... 1.6. Our goal is usually to increase DM intake, but if the intake increases without a response in milk ... increases the risks for several metabolic diseases. A spreadsheet has been developed at OSU to help manage ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Mr. Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... and IV (B) milk prices for Federal Order No. 33 during the 2016 and 2017 years. Nutrient Prices As in ... St-Pierre at The Ohio State University to price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate ...

  4. Nutrient Losses from Dairy Operations and Their Environmental Issues

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/january-2016/nutrient-losses-dairy-operations-and-their-environmental

    to be good environmental stewards and having a good nutrient management plan is necessary to mitigate ... nutrient losses and environmental (air, soil, and water) impacts. Among the livestock sector in Ohio, dairy ... and is a pollutant that can contaminate air, soil, and water when manure is not properly managed. For ...

  5. Cost of Nutrients and Benchmarks of Profitability for Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    these years of research have resulted in relatively precise nutrient requirements for milk production. ... optimism to see any light at the end of this low milk price tunnel. Management on our dairy farms must be ... Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, The Ohio State University.  Here are a few ...

  6. Raising Dairy Calves: Reading Personality of the Calves can be Important

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-4/raising-dairy-calves-reading-personality-calves-can

    these differences to dairy calves? Previous research has revealed that food animals that are generally ... lifetime production efficiency. Given this prior knowledge, researchers at the Animal Welfare Program at ... from this research are: Personality traits explain individual variability in the development of feeding ...

  7. Corn Silage Harvest Fall 2018

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/corn-silage-harvest-fall-2018

    which created difficulty in harvesting legumes and grasses, but our focus at the moment is on the ...

  8. European Dairy Industry Study Abroad

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/european-dairy-industry-study-abroad

    from May 7-21, and with our arrival during late spring, we missed most of the tulip blooming season in ... We certainly ate and/or purchased our share of cheese and yogurt, stroopwafels, Belgium waffles, ... some impressive research on energy utilization and gaseous emissions from animals. We visited Utrecht ...

  9. Managing for High Quality Stored Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/managing-high-quality-stored-forage

    grains, particularly cereal rye, and progressing into our more traditional forage legumes or legume/grass ... plant maturity and plant respiration losses after mowing. Forage maturity, in particular for our first ... a significant decline in quality for each day of harvest delay. Research suggests that relative feed value (RFV) ...

  10. Using Nutrient Cost to Benchmark Your Nutrition Costs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-1/using-nutrient-cost-benchmark-your-nutrition-costs

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, The Ohio State University In my regular ... column, I have explained how we can extract the implicit cost of nutrients from market prices of ... feedstuffs. In our software, SESAME, we apply this method to compare feedstuffs and determine which ones are ...

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