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  1. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    LaBarge, Field Specialist, Nutrient Management, Ohio State University Extension Fertilizer prices have been ... define how vital the fertilizer application is in the upcoming year. Using the soil test value, we can ... increasing rapidly. The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has tracked bi-weekly fertilizer prices in ...

  2. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    Glen Arnold, Manure Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Due to the ... increase in fertilizer prices, there is renewed interest in the nutrient value of manure. This article will ... and organic matter in pen-pack manure are an excellent addition to farm fields. The most common types ...

  3. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-2

    Veal Quality Assurance training. The first module of this training involved understanding antibiotics ... disease, as pertaining to calves. Fun fact, a “disease symptom” is something you are personally feeling, ... tied to dehydration. The tricky part about diarrheal diseases is that they can be caused by a plethora ...

  4. Emergency Preparedness Through a Farm Walk Through

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/emergency-preparedness-through-farm-walk-through

    education training in order to stay certified. One part of this training can be doing site visits. Unlike ... milk tanks, or bulk fertilizer tanks? These are all areas that can be a hazardous on the farm and can ... the tour, have a discussion with first responders about gas detection equipment that they have ...

  5. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NEL is about 6% ... average. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US ... income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.18 and $9.63/cwt, ...

  6. Face-to-Face Again with the 2021 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/face-face-again-2021-ohio-dairy-challenge

    provided to students.  On Friday afternoon, the students and judges spent about two hours at the farm ... Matthew, Caleb, and Hayden Brightbill. The family’s operation includes about 690 cows and 700 youngstock. ... Drs. Maurice Eastridge and Benjamin Wenner for the OSU Columbus campus. Additional information about ...

  7. Raines Receives Early Career Service Award

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/raines-receives-early-career-service-award

    Mental Health First Aid, Trauma Informed Approaches Training, and various 4-H teen and volunteer programs ... on mental health annually. She co-authored the national award winning 4-H Project Guide “Your ...

  8. Live Healthy Live Well- Wellness Challenge

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/live-healthy-live-well-wellness-challenge

    Holidays” 6-week email wellness challenge to learn more about these and other wellness topics. The email ...

  9. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/h2ohio-cover-crop-usage

    reduction. Those practices are soil testing, variable-rate fertilization, subsurface nutrient application ... construction, edge-of-field buffers, and wetlands.  Combining these practices with a Voluntary Nutrient ... recommends. With manure applications, cover crops are required when applied after July 1 and where a growing crop ...

  10. Hardin County Champion Carcasses Evaluation Results

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/hardin-county-champion-carcasses-evaluation-results

    from the Hardin County Fair are sent to Jenkins Meats for holding and processing.  The project animals ... on the outstanding job they are doing with the feeding and care of their project livestock.  A video ...

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