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  1. Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/midwest-regional-dairy-challenge

    for me to learn how to evaluate management practices on a dairy farm. I attended the Midwest Dairy ... farm’s management, cow health, reproductive program, nutrition, replacement program, and financials. As ... Challenge provided a great opportunity to learn more about dairy farming and herd management, but it also ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Mr. Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... by the end of summer. Nutrient Prices Continue to be Low   As in previous issues, these feed ... University to price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate break-even prices of many ...

  3. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    temperature is the lower boundary below which the animal needs additional nutrients, primarily energy, to meet ... maintenance requirements. If the nutrient level is not increased, then the animal must burn fat reserves to ... a couple of other management practices that help to increase calf comfort and aid in keeping calves growing ...

  4. Environmental Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/environmental-management

    Environmental Management: Animal Manure Regulation in Ohio Emergency Action Plans (Iowa State University) ... Livestock and Poultry Environmental Stewardship (LPES) Curriculum Nebraska's Comprehensive Nutrient ... Management Planning Nitrogen Management on Dairy Farms Odor From Feedlots Setback Estimation Tool Ohio ...

  5. Considerations When Fat-Reduced Corn-Distillers Grain with Solubles Is Fed to Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/considerations-when-fat-reduced-corn-distillers

    6 weeks. In our study, the decreases in DM intake and milk fat yield of cows fed the 30% RFDG diet become ... yield, and milk fat yield compared to the control diet in our study (Table 1). Table 1. Dry matter intake ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... $14.50/cwt. Nutrient Prices As in previous issues, these feed ingredients were appraised using the software ... program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University to price the important nutrients ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Manure Spill Prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/manure-spill-prevention

    fertility level. Improper storage management includes not monitoring storage closely enough, resulting in an ... OSU Extension Manure Management Specialist, gave a presentation on manure spills and escapes. During ... phases of manure management. One area is on the farmstead itself, close to farm buildings and facilities. ...

  9. Establishing Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-2/establishing-alfalfa

    and/or lime.  Management zones can be based upon soil type, topography, soil organic matter, or ... nutrient efficiency.  If you are surface applying lime and fertilizer, it is even more important to wait ... with glyphosate at least one month in advance of seeding and manage previous crop residue for good soil ...

  10. Livestock Building Rental Considerations

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/livestock-building-rental-considerations

    that I know of is a May 2014 document by the North Central Farm Management Extension Committee. It is ... a rental agreement. The North Central Farm Management Extension Committee publication “Rental Agreements ... insurance, and repairs. In our example, those cash costs equal $12,675. From a purely economic point of view, ...

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