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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-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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Are You Ready for Death to Knock on Your Farm Business Door?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/are-you-ready-death-knock-your-farm-business-door

    that many are not comfortable talking about. However, our challenge as farm managers is to make time to ... State University Extension As we each traverse through our lives, we all are presented with moments that ... State University.  As our flight began its ascent to head south, the plane started shaking and I heard ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April Frye White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... continues to be a bargain feed in dairy cattle rations. Nutrient prices When comparing the prices in Table ... 1 to the 5-year averages, the current prices of nutrients are favorable. The price of NE L is about 36% ...

  5. Getting the Last Cutting of Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalfa

    built up after harvest. Fields with optimal soil fertility levels (pH, P, and K) are at less risk than ... health of the stand. In this article, we will review what is known about fall cutting management of ... mid-September through October is the critical fall rest period in our region. Harvesting during this period ...

  6. Rory Lewandowski Retirement

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/rory-lewandowski-retirement

    use, nutrient management, and farm financial management.  Rory worked tirelessly to serve the needs of ... Cattleman’s Association.  Rory was recognized with numerous awards for his exemplary teaching, research, and ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    December at $16.12/cwt, followed by a further decrease to $15.56/cwt in February. Nutrient prices It can be ... nutrient costs to this time last year, however, NEL and MP are about 42 and 36% higher than January 2020 ... estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing ...

  8. CD Wire- April 5, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-04-05

    professionals conducted over 760 educational events while reaching almost 74,000 program participants. Our ... 15 from 9:30- noon Please continue to hold April 15 for our virtual spring CD in-service via Zoom. If ... mid-career? Tips for retiring the way YOU want- Brian Raison Corporate Research Engagement 101: The Basics- ...

  9. CD Wire- September 21, 2020

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2020-09-21

    partnership with our local Farm Service Agency and the Brown County Soil and Water Conservation District. ... the field with producers through various on-farm research projects, pest identification and management ... I look forward to seeing you at our next CD Inservice on September 30. As you know, we have been ...

  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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