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  1. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/annual-winter-forage-following-wheat-harvest

    costs, improved soil health, and grazing offers higher nutrient values when compared to harvested and ... have a grazing management plan to go along with your nutrient management plan. You can do this with ... a few things that need to be considered.  Brassicas have very high nutrient concentrations and should be ...

  2. Do Not Let Your Dairy Cows Strike Out this Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-3/do-not-let-your-dairy-cows-strike-out-summer

    milk. A dairy farmer is a coach to their cows, as a dairy manager provides the proper resources to allow ... ://thedairylandinitiative.vetmed.wisc.edu/home/housing-module/adult-cow-housing/ventilation-and-heat-abatement/ https://www.ag.k-state.edu/outreach/ffa/Elanco%20Heat%20Abatement%20Guide.pdf https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle ...

  3. Dairy Palooza Wrap-Up

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-3/dairy-palooza-wrap

    dairy marketing update.  It takes a league of volunteers to plan and manage the day of activities.  We ...

  4. Milk Price Modernization Proposals

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-3/milk-price-modernization-proposals

    Jason Hartschuh, Field Specialist, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock, Ohio State University ... be a better way to calculate Class I milk price and allow for better risk management, but this has ... not been the case. The current average calculation allows for simpler risk management as producers and ...

  5. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    for Ohio farmers to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find ... addition to forage fertility research, will allow for revision of current recommendations for forage crops, ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/h2ohio-cover-crop-usage

    reduction. Those practices are soil testing, variable-rate fertilization, subsurface nutrient application, ... defines their program. Launched in 2019 as a water quality initiative to address the inflow of nutrients ... some of the goals and guidelines associated with the best management practices (BMP) that the program ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Ohio Dairy Producer Webinar Series

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-1/ohio-dairy-producer-webinar-series

    managed. Maximizing manure nutrient retention can help make it an income, especially with current ... winter to provide producers with timely updates on risk management strategies, milk market outlook, farm ... February 11: Dairy Risk Management: The first two risk management tools many producers utilize are the ...

  10. 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 ...

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