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  1. Nutrient Prices- Seasonal Increases, High Returns

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/nutrient-prices-seasonal-increases-high-returns

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University Markets of both primary feeds (grains and oilseeds) and by-product feeds (e.g., corn gluten feed and distillers dried grains) have been very steady since the Presidential election. ...

  2. When is the Best Time to Market Cull Cows?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/when-best-time-market-cull-cows

    Mr. Dusty Sonnenberg, OSU Extension Educator, Henry Count, and Dr. Michael Looper, USDA-ARS Ask five dairy producers when they think it is the best time to market cull cows and you will most likely get five different responses. Some may say it is in the f ...

  3. Risk Factors for Early Lactation Diseases

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/risk-factors-early-lactation-diseases

    Dr. Päivi Rajala-Schultz, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University   Most- if not all- diseases we deal with in dairy production are multi-factorial. In other words, several factors that are often interrelated work together ...

  4. Best Management Practices for Winter Manure Application

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/best-management-practices-winter-manure-application

    Over the past several years, manure application to farm fields has come under additional scrutiny, particularly the applications of manure to frozen and/or snow covered ground. Livestock producers and custom manure applicators should always exert extreme ...

  5. The Marks of a "Real" Ohio Dairy Producer,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/marks-real-ohio-dairy-producer

    Mr. Tim Demland, Dairy Extension Associate, The Ohio State University Ohio has more than 3600 dairy producers; 2638 grade A producers and 1050 manufacturing grade producers. Some milk in parlors, some in stanchions. Some milk 30 cows, some 300, and others ...

  6. 2004 Ohio Dairy Management Conference- Recap of Ray Nebel's presentation: Keys to a Successful Reproductive Management Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/2004-ohio-dairy-management-conference-recap-ray

    Ms. Amanda Hargett, Dairy Extension Associate, The Ohio State University The 2004 Ohio Dairy Management Conference was held December 2 & 3, 2004 in Columbus, OH. There were approximately 135 dairy industry personnel, dairy producers, and Extension and ...

  7. Mideast Federal Order Hearing Held on March 7, Wooster, Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/mideast-federal-order-hearing-held-march-7-wooster

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, Ohio State University, Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen By now, anyone with an interest in the dairy industry here in Ohio, Michigan, Western Pennsylvania, Indiana, Northern Kentucky, parts ...

  8. When is the Best Time to Market Cull Cows?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/when-best-time-market-cull-cows

    Mr. Dusty Sonnenberg, OSU Extension Educator, Henry County; Dr. Stephen Boyles, Extension Beef Specialist, The Ohio State University; and Dr. Michael Looper, USDA-ARS  The national average cull rate for dairy cows is 35% in the United States. With this in ...

  9. Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Farms- The Basics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/ammonia-emissions-dairy-farms-basics

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University Dairy cows consume substantial amounts of nitrogen (otherwise known as crude protein or CP) each day. If cows are fed diets that approximately meet their requirements for protein, about ...

  10. Prevention and Treatment of Hairy Heel Warts

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/prevention-and-treatment-hairy-heel-warts

    Dr. William B. Epperson, Extension Dairy Veterinarian, The Ohio State University  Lameness is an important condition on dairy farms. Dairy farms of midwestern states appear to have a 33% higher prevalence of lameness than dairy farms of the West or Southe ...

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