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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Considering Corn Silage Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/considering-corn-silage-cost-production

    Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The cost ... 3). What inputs were the biggest contributors? The largest are shown in Table 2. Seed, fertilizer, custom ... Fertilizer $100 $104 $111 $105 Custom hire $113 $95 $111 $103 Land rent 1 $99 $94 $108 $100 Real estate taxes ...

  4. Virtual Dining with Diabetes

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/virtual-dining-diabetes

    techniques and other practices to help control your blood sugar through our cooking school and nutrition ...

  5. Multi State Dairy Beef Program Being Offered

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/multi-state-dairy-beef-program-being-offered

    a surplus of heifers to enter the herd. In an effort to manage heifer numbers and add value to bull calves, ... 5 at 12:00 p.m. EST, for a series titled “Management Considerations for Beef x Dairy Calves.” Dairy ... a variety of topics related to marketing, genetics, and management of crossbred beef x dairy cattle. On ...

  6. Ventilation System Maintenance Is Critical to Keeping Cows Comfortable

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/ventilation-system-maintenance-critical-keeping-cows

    70’s. Our ventilation system recently roared to life as temperatures in the barn crossed 65°F, reminding ...

  7. Technology and Data Management on the Dairy Farm – Miniseries

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/technology-and-data-management-dairy-farm-%E2%80%93

    robots, to sophisticated software….Farmers are increasingly using technology to make management decisions ... health, fertility, and environment. The decision to adopt a technology depends on factors such as ... management style, familiarity with computers, ease of use, type of housing system, and perceived benefit to ...

  8. Home

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    Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CLICK HERE) 3)  Management Considerations for Beef x Dairy ... Management Tool (#45-20) Four Management Practices to Manage Milk Yield in Dairy Herds (#44-20) Consider ... Financial Resources for Managing COVID-19 Market Destruction on Dairy Farms (4/24/2020; #40-20) Feeding ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/produce-safety-alliance-psa-grower-training

    basic produce safety; worker health, hygiene, and training; soil amendments; wildlife, domesticated ...

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