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  1. How to Adjust a POSILAC® Supplementation Program to a Temporarily Limited Supply of POSILAC

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/how-adjust-posilac%C2%AE-supplementation-program

    Dr. Mark Armfelt, DVM, DABVP; Adjunct Faculty, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Ohio State University; Technical Service Representative, Monsanto Dairy Business (top of page) There is currently a limited supply of POSILAC ® (a registered trad ...

  2. Economics of Dairy Production in Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/economics-dairy-production-ohio

    Dr. Don Breece, Farm Management Specialist, OSU Extension Analysis of dairy enterprises found in the Ohio Farm Business Summary 1 reveals feed cost as the number one reason for the difference in profitability of Ohio dairy farms. In the past seven years, ...

  3. Tips for Spring Application of Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/tips-spring-application-manure

    Mr. James J. Hoorman, Water Quality Extension Agent, Hardin County Extension Spring applications of manure can cause livestock producer's problems with the preferential flow of manure to tile lines. If not addressed by proper manure management, prefe ...

  4. Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/tri-state-dairy-nutrition-conference

    Ms. Amanda Hargett, State Dairy Extension Associate, Ohio State University (top of page) The 13th annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference (TSDNC) will be held April 27 & 28, 2004 at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, IN. The objective of the Co ...

  5. Dairy Policy and Market Watch

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/dairy-policy-and-market-watch

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, Ohio State University, Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen Policy Watch The real pressing issue for Federal Order 33 producers is the depooling of milk caused by the joint effect of advanced p ...

  6. Even With $20/cwt Milk, Controlling Feed Cost Is Important,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/even-20cwt-milk-controlling-feed-cost-important

    Mr. David Marrison, Ashtabula County Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agent, Ohio State University In the previous edition of the Buckeye Dairy News, we discussed the need for dairy managers to develop procedures to adequately address heat de ...

  7. Milk Volume or Components: What Should You Aim For?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/milk-volume-or-components-what-should-you-aim

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Forage Specialist, Ohio State University (top of page) Late summer can be an excellent time to establish forage crops, provided there is sufficient moisture for germination and good seedling growth. It is also a good time to seed in bare or ...

  8. Heat Detection in Dairy Cattle- Part II

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/heat-detection-dairy-cattle-part-ii

    Recently, I received a phone call from a farm advisor who had concerns regarding the milk fat content in the herd of one of his clients. Cows were producing quite well, averaging 80 lb/day of milk, but the milk fat was hovering near 3.0%. Milk protein app ...

  9. Manure Application to Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/manure-application-alfalfa

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Forage Specialist, Ohio State University (top of page) Applying manure to alfalfa is becoming increasingly common for a variety of reasons. There are several environmental, agronomic, and management advantages and potential concerns with ap ...

  10. Ohio to Host 2004 Professional Dairy Heifer Growers Association Regional Meeting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/ohio-host-2004-professional-dairy-heifer-growers

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Extension Specialist, OSU Extension What is a "Professional Dairy Heifer Grower"? Ask the Professional Dairy Heifer Growers Association (PDHGA) and their response will be "Heifer growers dedicated to growing hig ...

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