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  1. Managing Feed Costs for Lactating Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-1/managing-feed-costs-lactating-cows

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Ohio State University (top of page) Feed costs ... composition (plus some quality indicators). Therefore, we stress the importance of monitoring the income over ... 1.6. Our goal is usually to increase DM intake, but if the intake increases without a response in milk ...

  2. 2010 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-1/2010-tri-state-dairy-nutrition-conference

    21. The themes this year are Nutrition and Animal Health; Heifer Management; and Feeding Program ... Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference will be held April 20 & 21, 2010 at the Grand Wayne Center, Ft. ... Wayne, IN. The objective of the Conference is to disseminate current information on the nutrition and ...

  3. Dairying by the Numbers- A Challenge to be the Best: Summer Activities

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-3/dairying-numbers-challenge-be-best-summer-activities

    a variety of management styles can land a farm in that top 20%.  A common thread, however, among farms we ... even enjoyable activity.  Here are some suggestions: Tracking crop and feed activities: Crop acres ... those bills come in, this is the easiest time to separate seed, fertilizer, and spray costs by crop, not ...

  4. Emergency Preparedness Through a Farm Walk Through

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/emergency-preparedness-through-farm-walk-through

    milk tanks, or bulk fertilizer tanks? These are all areas that can be a hazardous on the farm and can ...

  5. Ohio Dairy Producers Will Be Operating the Dairy Stand at 2004 Ohio State Fair

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/ohio-dairy-producers-will-be-operating-dairy-stand

    can show our support for the ODP", said Scott Higgins, ADA & DC Mid East's General ... Manager. "The operation of two stands was a problem at times and having ODP run the smaller stand will ... enable them to offer some new and cutting edge products." The menu plans are not complete, but we ...

  6. Dairy Numbers Considered: A look at 2019 and 2020

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/dairy-numbers-considered-look-2019-and-2020

    Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The first half ... October, and November milk checks.  Some Class III processors passed on the full deductions to their ... producers. Others passed at least some of the higher value of Class III milk back to their producers. What annual ...

  7. Not the state lottery

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-1/not-state-lottery

    but yes, you are getting something from the state! OSU has some of the most knowledgeable ... researchers in dairy science and one of the top extension systems in the nation. We thought that it was time ... monthly columns on milk, grain, hay and culled cows pricing. Some of the best brains with two legs will ...

  8. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-1

    anti-inflammatory drugs? These drugs are the parallels to our ibuprofen or acetaminophen. These drugs do not prevent ... referred to as pathogens, and these bacteria cause the naval infections, pinkeye, and some pneumonia and ...

  9. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    Protocols allow a farm employee to know what the farm manager/owner and/or their supervisor expects of them ... useful to cross train farm employees and build some resiliency into the farm operation. Whether the farm ... some of your employees, can you have the protocol written in their native language? An article I read ...

  10. Cereal Rye – A Cover Crop with Feed Value?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/cereal-rye-%E2%80%93-cover-crop-feed-value

    and the Tri-State Fertility Guide (see “Important Wheat Management Guidelines”, Lentz et al. C.O.R.N. ... from five producers, the ranges for some key feed quality indicators on a dry basis were: yield of 2 to ... up to November 1st during normal years. As with all of our crops, starting with a clean seedbed is ...

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