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  1. Best Management Practices for Winter Manure Application

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/best-management-practices-winter-manure-application

    manure applicators should always exert extreme caution, follow best management practices (BMP) and ... application of nutrients to the land should be to protect water quality. No matter the size of a livestock, ... application becomes necessary on frozen or snow-covered soils, only limited quantities of manure should be ...

  2. Acute Bloat Syndrome in Dairy Calves

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/acute-bloat-syndrome-dairy-calves

    remain updated on current research. In order to better understand ABS, it is necessary to know which ... of ABS are not well understood; however, experimental induction of ABS in calves led researchers to ... Although researchers are not certain which exact species of bacteria cause ABS, Clostridium perfringens, ...

  3. Taking Control of Feed Costs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/taking-control-feed-costs

    silages? Our research at Ohio State has shown that forages are sampled too infrequently on most of our ... Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension (top of page) ... do not require corn, soybean meal, or cottonseed. Cows require nutrients and these are supplied by ...

  4. Cost of Nutrients: Ohio, May 2003,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/cost-nutrients-ohio-may-2003

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University  The cost of major nutrients ... non-effective fiber, ne-NDF at-3.1 cents/lb) for other nutrients. This indicates that proper ration balancing, ... especially for energy and effective fiber, is currently an important factor in controlling feed costs in our ...

  5. Nutrient Prices- Everything is Getting Cheap

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-7/nutrient-prices-everything-getting-cheap

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University Everything seems to be ... Meat meal Molasses 44% soybean meal Roasted soybeans Details on the estimates of nutrient costs, ... V3.01, are provided in Tables 1, 2, and 3. Table 1. Estimates of nutrient unit costs. 1,2 Nutrient name ...

  6. Variation in Milk Urea Nitrogen in Ohio Dairy Herds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-3/variation-milk-urea-nitrogen-ohio-dairy-herds

    Marisa R. Joldrichsen, Undergraduate Research Assistant, and Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor and ... %*1.0123)-(SCS*0.1462).  Most of the results were similar to research conducted previously. According to Moore and Varga ... (1996), target values for MUN should be between 10 to 15 mg/dL, with the average concentration in our ...

  7. Economics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-5/economics

    The Ride is Getting Wilder by the Minute: The Costs of Nutrients and Comparison of Feedstuffs ... Prices Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio ... information issued by the USDA-Economic Research Service in its Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook report ...

  8. Dairying by the Numbers- A Challenge to be the Best: Summer Activities

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-3/dairying-numbers-challenge-be-best-summer-activities

    a variety of management styles can land a farm in that top 20%.  A common thread, however, among farms we ... those bills come in, this is the easiest time to separate seed, fertilizer, and spray costs by crop, not ... Beginning inventories – If you didn’t take a January 1 inventory of seed, fertilizer, pesticide, and other ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The ... contributing to our unusually high domestic milk prices over the last 10 months.  The problem is that our ... (US$ 1477/MT).  Compare these prices to those of our major competitors on the export markets.  ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The ... As we all wait anxiously for our fields to dry off enough to allow field work, sowing, and planting, ... the result of factors occurring completely outside our borders. The New Zealand drought.  In late ...

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