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  1. Assessing Milk Price and Risk Management for 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/assessing-milk-price-and-risk-management-2023

    make sure we are assessing what the 2023 milk price may be and how to manage the risk of a milk price ... to produce feed. This makes it very important to manage the milk price risk for 2023. The September ... common risk management tools used in Ohio are the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program and the Dairy ...

  2. Whole Cow’s Milk to Aid in Infant Formula Shortage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/whole-cow%E2%80%99s-milk-aid-infant-formula-shortage

    Extension Cow’s make some of the most nutrient dense foods that we know of. But can we feed it to infants?  ... for more than a week for children of this age. Cow’s milk provides many essential nutrients, including ... magnesium, and selenium. But there are some nutrients that babies need that is lacking in cow’s milk, such as ...

  3. Alternative Forages – What are they really?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/alternative-forages-%E2%80%93-what-are-they-really

    in their nutritional content, they may just be less efficient at supplying the required nutrients to ... of beans to be put in, the benefits would be twofold – the cover crop would prevent soil erosion and ... crops may only be in preventing soil erosion if harvest interferes too greatly with other full-season ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    for stand establishment success, regardless of what type of seeding you are making: Soil fertility and ... grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils ... decision to plant or not will have to be made for each individual field, considering soil moisture status ...

  5. Cooperate Globally, Act Locally- Collaborative Stories of CFAES faculty and Borlaug Fellows

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/cooperate-globally-act-locally-collaborative-stories-cfaes-faculty-and-borlaug-fellows

    of integrated soil fertility management for smallholder farmers”. “My research is based on how to ... increase soil fertility with the use of leguminous crops (e.g. cowpea, soybean, mucuna) in rotation with ... gained in these areas will not only aid Burkina Faso’s farmers to use specific fertilizer in certain soil ...

  6. Video Updates for Dairy Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/video-updates-dairy-management

    . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vkir9JC2Dk&t=370s Dairy Day, Dr. Lee Dr. Chanhee Lee discusses his research on manure and nutrient management ... you on management practices to improve your operation and the latest research that is being conducted ... by OSU researchers. We will be doing our best to keep videos under 10 minutes, just the right length ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Use 2022 Profitability As a Catalyst for Retirement Savings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/use-2022-profitability-catalyst-retirement-savings

    Extension Typically as we move into the final quarter of the year, farm managers will start to examine their ... For many farm managers, it typically means prepaying expenses for the upcoming year or by investing in ... bonus, earning income and paying self-employment taxes as a farm manager has an impact on future social ...

  9. A Farm Advisory Team Can Help You Succeed

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/farm-advisory-team-can-help-you-succeed

    University Extension Managing all the complexities of a dairy farm is no easy task.  Weather, animal ... nutrition and health, crop variety selection, managing people, and monitoring financial performance are just ... Team Approach to Your Farm Management, ResearchGate, ...

  10. Cereal Rye – A Cover Crop with Feed Value?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/cereal-rye-%E2%80%93-cover-crop-feed-value

    a great nutrient recycler, soil builder, topsoil loosener, and erosion preventer.  For dairy and beef ... production rye is similar to wheat, and starter fertilizer should be applied according to soil test results ... and the Tri-State Fertility Guide (see “Important Wheat Management Guidelines”, Lentz et al. C.O.R.N. ...

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