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  1. The Environmental Impact of rbST

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-2/environmental-impact-rbst

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, The Ohio State University Summary Often forgotten in the rbST debate is the positive environmental impact of technology in general, and rbST in particular. A recent study calculated the amount of various ...

  2. Costs and Returns on Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/costs-and-returns-ohio-dairy-farms

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, The Ohio State University A chart is attached which shows the net returns to dairying in Ohio by month over the 2003 through 2008 period. Net returns are expressed per hundredweight of milk. The data source i ...

  3. Cost of Nutrients and Benchmarks of Profitability for Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, The Ohio State University. As we do in all issues of this newsletter, we used current market prices of 29 feed commodities traded or available in Ohio to determine the implicit costs of nutrients and est ...

  4. Controlling Flies on Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/controlling-flies-farms

    Mr. Steve Foster, Extension Agriculture Educator, Ohio State University Extension, Darke County Flies are not just a nuisance; they're a major cause of disease and economic hardship around the world. All told, they are known to be involved in the tra ...

  5. Taking Control of Feed Costs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/taking-control-feed-costs

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension (top of page) I remember thinking that $3.00/bu for corn was outrageous, that $300/ton for soybean meal was a rip-off, and that $200/ton for cottonseed must have been a re ...

  6. New 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/new-15-measures-dairy-farm-competitiveness-available

    Ms. Dianne Shoemaker, Extension Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University Extension (top of page) "How do I know if I am competitive?" "How can I become more competitive?" These were the questions from producers that led to the developme ...

  7. Farm Financial Database

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/farm-financial-database

    Mr. Donald Breece, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension (top of page) The Center for Farm Financial Management at the University of Minnesota provides FINBIN, one of the largest and most accessible sources of farm financial and prod ...

  8. Dairy Producer Johne's Disease Survey

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/dairy-producer-johnes-disease-survey

    Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Dairy Extension Specialist, Ohio State University Extension (top of page) Over the past few years, efforts have been made nationally to implement a voluntary Johne's Disease program. To continue to move this effort effective ...

  9. 2008 Recipients of the Dairy Science Hall of Service Awards

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/2008-recipients-dairy-science-hall-service-awards

    Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University Extension (top of page) The annual Dairy Banquet for the Department of Animal Sciences and the Buckeye Dairy Club was held on Saturday, May 10 at the new Nationwide and Ohio Farm ...

  10. Ohio State's Participation in the Midwest and National Dairy Challenge Programs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/ohio-states-participation-midwest-and-national-dairy

    Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University Extension (top of page) Eight Ohio State students participated in the Fourth Annual Midwest Dairy Challenge, which ran Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2008 and attracted 102 students from 13 univ ...

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