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  1. JIT Inventory: Amazon-Yes, Dairy Producer-No

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-2/jit-inventory-amazon-yes-dairy-producer-no

    scales will manage forage inventory if the values are accurate. The software properly measures current ... the middle of June, I received a phone call and was informed by the dairy manager to formulate a diet ... This land amount will vary based on soil quality, weather, forage yield, harvest and storage losses, ...

  2. Methane Mitigation Strategies for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/methane-mitigation-strategies-dairy-farms

    and fertility, water, and climate) and management practices. These factors affect forage yield and ... Perennial forages fixate N, thus lower requirements for N fertilizer, may sequester more soil carbon than ... diversity of management systems with such feedstuffs, additional research in needed in how these compounds ...

  3. Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/fall-manure-application-and-cover-crops

    capture more of the manure nutrients, especially the nitrogen, and to also prevent soil erosion. Another ... tillage. Cover crops can help livestock farmers recapture manure nutrients and conserve soil by reducing ... Glen Arnold, Extension Field Specialist, Manure Management, Ohio State University Corn silage ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... issue, the Class III future for February is $17.95/cwt, and the March future is $17.80/cwt. Nutrient ... the 5-year average ($0.44/lb) at about 6% lower. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, ...

  5. Spring Hayfield Scouting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-2/spring-hayfield-scouting

    Hartschuh, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension While ... keep that stand. Most forage specialists and researchers commonly use 55 and 40 as key numbers when ...

  6. USDA Dairy Report: March 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-2/usda-dairy-report-march-2023

    University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) ...

  7. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    LaBarge, Field Specialist, Nutrient Management, Ohio State University Extension Fertilizer prices have been ... Farm Economics newsletter (https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2021/10/management-decisions-relative-to-high-nitrogen-fertilizer ... pricing. Management Considerations Soil Sampling & Testing Soil testing is always an important ...

  8. USDA ERS Dairy Outlook: January 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/usda-ers-dairy-outlook-january-2023

    University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) ... has been a drop in fertilizer prices, many inputs look to remain steady or increase in price. This ...

  9. Leadership Changes in the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/leadership-changes-department-animal-sciences-ohio

    teaching, research, and outreach education in dairy cattle nutrition and management; however, special focus ... Associate Chair in the Department, effective January 1, 2023. He joined the faculty as a researcher in dairy ... in 2021. He will continue in his research role while also taking on the administrative role. Dr. Lee ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... Nutrient prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. Since the ... 23 and 39% higher than the 5-year averages ($0.08/Mcal and $0.41/lb, respectively). These nutrient ...

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