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  1. Dairy Heifer Replacement Programs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-2/dairy-heifer-replacement-programs

    Ms. Amanda Hargett Ohio State University Extension is holding a series of Dairy Heifer Replacement programs at locations around Ohio. Topics of discussion are: Heifer Nutrition, Housing Heifers, Business Management, Heifer Reproduction, and Keeping Heifer ...

  2. Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-2/tri-state-dairy-nutrition-conference

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge The 12th annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference (TSDNC) will be held April 8 & 9, 2003 at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, IN. The objective of the Conference is to disseminate current information on the feeding of dair ...

  3. Cost of Nutrients in Feedstuffs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-2/cost-nutrients-feedstuffs

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre From feeds to nutrients In appearance, dairy cows are feed converters. They ingest feeds and produce milk. But, we know that the amount of milk produced per unit of feed ingested is not constant across all feedstuffs. This is because ...

  4. Dairy Farm Labor

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-2/dairy-farm-labor

    Mr. Robert Fleming About a year ago, I wrote: "Several trends are quite clear in the broad area of farm management. More farms are using hired labor, family or non-family, regularly to accomplish their goals. Farm labor laws, while still retaining so ...

  5. Are Your Cows Hot Yet?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-2/are-your-cows-hot-yet

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre and Ms. Dianne Shoemaker Did you know that, on an average, Ohio gets two days of heat stress in the month of April and ten days during the month of May? Thus, you shouldn't wait to start planning and implementing a heat abatemen ...

  6. Risk Management Education

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-2/risk-management-education

    Mr. Robert Fleming Milk producers and the milk industry are faced with a new management challenge- managing their risk due to volatile milk prices. Understanding the complex milk marketing area requires effort and dedication but does offer substantial ret ...

  7. Ohio Dairy Industry Forum (ODIF) Hosts Trade Discussion

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-2/ohio-dairy-industry-forum-odif-hosts-trade-discussion

    Mr. Tim Demland On February 11th, several Ohio dairy stakeholders attended ODIF's quarterly business meeting and trade discussion, with the following special guests: National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) Trade Specialist, Jaime Castenada; Ohio De ...

  8. Milk Pricing and Policy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/milk-pricing-and-policy

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, Ohio State University, Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen Policy Watch In the policy arena, the current issue taking center stage is the Milk Import Tariff Equity Act (MITEA) of 2003. This ac ...

  9. Are Ohio Dairy Farmers Satisfied With Local Suppliers?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/are-ohio-dairy-farmers-satisfied-local-suppliers

    Dr. Brian Roe, Livestock Economics Specialist, Ohio State University  The face of dairy farming in Ohio is changing. The structure of dairy farming has evolved immensely in the past few years with regard to technology, size of operation, and the geographi ...

  10. Cost of Nutrients: Ohio, May 2003,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/cost-nutrients-ohio-may-2003

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University  The cost of major nutrients remains high. The average cost per megacalorie (Mcal) of net energy lactation (NEL) has steadily gone up over the last 6 to 8 months. As of May 2003, NEL was costi ...

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