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  1. Dealing With an Uncommon Feed Market

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-3/dealing-uncommon-feed-market

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University I recall just a few months ago when the soybean meal market jumped above $250/ton. I received numerous phone calls and emails requesting help on how to deal "with these obscene ...

  2. Heat Stress- Where Should You Start?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-3/heat-stress-where-should-you-start

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Extension Specialist, OSU Extension (top of page) "The highs will be higher and shorter (in duration); the lows will be lower and last longer than the highs." A major cause is consolidation coming at us hard and fast ...

  3. Summer Coliform Mastitis,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-3/summer-coliform-mastitis

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University (top of page) As I write this column, outside temperatures are well above 80 o F in Ohio and we are just in early May. Is this unusual? Well, considering that the average of our dai ...

  4. Kohl Speaks at Northeast Ohio Dairy Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-3/kohl-speaks-northeast-ohio-dairy-conference

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University (top of page)   Mark your calendars for December 2 and 3, 2004. On those two days, you will want to be in Columbus for the fourth biannual Ohio Dairy Management Conference. The orga ...

  5. Harvesting and Storing Corn Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/harvesting-and-storing-corn-silage

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Ohio State University  Dairy producers that feed corn silage must make several important decisions regarding corn silage harvest in the upcoming weeks. These decisions must be made whether dairy farmers harvest ...

  6. Forage Inventory Needs for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/forage-inventory-needs-dairy-farms

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Ohio State University  The amount of forage eaten by a lactating dairy cow is a function of dry matter (DM) intake and the concentration of forage in the diet. The DM intake can be accurately estimated for a her ...

  7. Getting that Last Cutting of Alfalf

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalf

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Forage Specialist, Ohio State University   Early September is ideal for taking that last yearly cutting of alfalfa. The timing of this cutting can be very important to the long-term health of the stand. Let's review what is known about ...

  8. Dairy Policy and Market Watch

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-6/dairy-policy-and-market-watch

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, Ohio State University, Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen Policy Watch Is it too early to start thinking about the expiration of the current farm bill? No. For dairy producers, there are impo ...

  9. Nutrient Prices, Nutrient Costs, and Income Over Nutrient Costs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-6/nutrient-prices-nutrient-costs-and-income-over

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University In this column, I periodically use a software program that we developed here at Ohio State (SESAME) to estimate the cost of major nutrients required for milk production and break-ev ...

  10. Depooling: A call to action

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-6/depooling-call-action

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, Ohio State University Data recently made public by the Federal Order 33 Market Administrator Office shines a very bright light on the financial cost of depooling in our Mideast Federal Order, and the cost of ...

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