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  1. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    certainly dominated the headlines and many of our daily conversations since March, 2020. For those directly ... involved in production agriculture, our lives and routines may have been disrupted, but our daily business ... Time must pass in order to generate data.  Science is evolving as researchers around the world continue ...

  2. Gearing Up for Spring Planting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/gearing-spring-planting

    Below are some examples of preparations to do now: Make sure your fuel supply is full and fill the tanks ... 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 ...

  3. How to Get Ready for Spring Planting Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/how-get-ready-spring-planting-now

    normal again, although hopefully not as bad as 2019. The purpose of this article is to stimulate our ... weather outlook for our spring planting season is not encouraging, as it is expected to be wetter than ... you can get in the field. Below are some examples. Make sure your fuel supply is full and fill the ...

  4. Preparing Equipment for Corn Silage Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/preparing-equipment-corn-silage-harvest

    in need of replacement?  If safety shields and guards were removed for some reason, make sure they ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

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

  6. Pricing Standing Forage Crops – Your One-Stop Shop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/pricing-standing-forage-crops-%E2%80%93-your-one-stop-shop

    Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension; Dr. Mark Sulc, ... available at https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/forage-economics.   These include: Factsheet: ... “Pricing a Standing Oat/Spring Triticale Haylage”. Some farms grow these crops for cover crops while they ...

  7. Face-to-Face Again with the 2021 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/face-face-again-2021-ohio-dairy-challenge

    Challenge provides the opportunity for students to experience the process of evaluating management practices ... Nutrition, Provimi North America, Purina Animal Nutrition, ST Genetics, Biomin, Perdue Agribusiness, and ... Department of Animal Sciences), Brian Lammers (ADM Animal Nutrition), Alex Tebbe (Purina Animal Nutrition ...

  8. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    managing heat stress in dairy cattle. Cows generate heat through normal activities of eating, walking, and ... is a concern when managing dairy cattle during the hot and humid months of the year. If not managed ... Extension professional for additional advice in managing heat stress. Sources: Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle, ...

  9. Summer Mastitis – Insights on cause, signs, and prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/summer-mastitis-%E2%80%93-insights-cause-signs-and

    recovery rate is low, even when treatment starts at an early stage. Still, some farmers decide to accept ... other strategies, such as fly traps, grazing management, teat stripping, and isolation of the animal ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    considerably because of quality differences as well as non-nutritional value added by some suppliers in the ... April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... by ~$14/ton compared to last season ($46.63/ton). However, based on its nutritive value, home grown ...

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