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  1. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/heat-stress-dairy-cows

    2003). Therefore, managing heat stress in dairy cows is an important challenge that all producers should ... fertility, potential lameness, and longer calving intervals (Tucker et al., 2019). On the other hand, dry ... signs that fans need some attention. Water lines and nozzles are important areas to check for wear on ...

  2. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    than normal. In addition to first cutting yield loss, nutritional quality may also be lower than normal ... some of the forage if excess starch is an issue. Based on cow responses, whole cottonseed can replace ... mid-May. They should be harvested in about 60 days. The mix has higher nutritional value than small grains ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    value added by some suppliers in the form of nutritional services, blending, terms of credit, etc. Also, ... Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... within a commodity type can vary considerably because of quality differences, as well as non-nutritional ...

  4. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    nutritive value compared with the other summer annual options. Even if planted so late as to prevent grain ... nutritive value. Forage sorghum can produce up to 8 tons/acre of DM in a single cut in Ohio. For dairy cows, ... toxicity is possible with all summer annual grasses and management steps should be taken to reduce that ...

  5. Financial Management

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

                  Financial Management Basics of a Farm Balance Sheet Chapter 12 Bankruptcy: Hope for ...

  6. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    appears to be staying there for 2019. Some farmers who have high quality wheat have been talking about $75 ... with all the recent rains. One option that has gained some popularity is precut rye straw. There are ... the field as it dries and bleaches yellow. The Pre Harvest Interval (PHI) for cereals on some ...

  7. Early-Spring Planted Forages for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/early-spring-planted-forages-dairy-farms

    lb/acre at planting. Manure applications can replace some or all the N fertilizer need, depending on the ... number one choice for an annual forage in terms of overall yield and nutritive value. If forage is needed ... biennial in longevity, so it can usually produce some forage into the second year, depending on winter ...

  8. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    has a very good publication entitled “Manure Sampling for Nutrient Management Planning” that provides ... results. It is available online at https://extension.psu.edu/programs/nutrient-management/educational ... /manure-storage-and-handling/manure-sampling-for-nutrient-management-planning. Manure sampling requires ...

  9. 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program – Sign-up Coming Soon!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/2019-dairy-margin-coverage-program-%E2%80%93-sign-coming

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension ... attempt to fix some of the problems that rendered the Dairy Margin Protection Program largely ineffective ... hope that that will be the case! Second election for base pounds over 5 million A major change that ...

  10. Dairy Palooza 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/dairy-palooza-2019

    enthusiasm of every participant! On April 27th, the Canfield Fairgrounds was the host site of our 9th ... the Grammers and their initial “leap of faith” when they agreed to host our very first version of the ... program. Our presenters are the best of the best, including OSU faculty, Extension educators, a registered ...

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