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  1. Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/fall-manure-application-and-cover-crops

    some producers, manure application will continue through soybean and corn harvest this fall. The field ... Glen Arnold, Extension Field Specialist, Manure Management, Ohio State University Corn silage ... harvest completion is the start of serious manure application efforts by dairy operations across Ohio. For ...

  2. USDA ERS Dairy Outlook: September 2022

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/usda-ers-dairy-outlook-september-2022

    billion to 226.5 billion pounds. Type Projected Price for 2022 Class III $21.65/cwt Class IV $24.45/cwt ... For 2023, they are projecting 9,415 million head – a reduction of 20,000 head.  Milk per cow in 2023 ... pounds lower to 228.8 billion pounds. Type Projected Price for 2023 Class III $19.70/cwt Class IV ...

  3. Preparing Your Dairy Herd for the Fall Football Season

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/preparing-your-dairy-herd-fall-football-season

    summer heat, cow fertility, hoof quality, bird infestations, and new corn silage are among factors to ... U.S. has been the response in milk production to long day lighting. An added 4 to 6 lb/day of milk per ... repletion will shift more energy to body condition and less towards milk production. Lower fertility from ...

  4. Ohio Laws Governing Manure and Mud on Roadways

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/ohio-laws-governing-manure-and-mud-roadways

    fields to the farm.  This is also a time when tractors and manure spreaders are used to apply nutrients ... to harvested fields.  During these operations, it is not uncommon to find mud or manure spilled on ... that hoses are properly attached, and inspect equipment for leakages.  Maintain field access points to ...

  5. Use 2022 Profitability As a Catalyst for Retirement Savings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/use-2022-profitability-catalyst-retirement-savings

    remainder of the year looks favorable due to the shrinking U.S. dairy herd and increasing demand for dairy ... and your employees. In fact, many would contend the best investment you can make for the junior ... certificates of deposits, bonds, stocks, and mutual funds which could serve as income sources for retirement. ...

  6. Assessing Milk Price and Risk Management for 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/assessing-milk-price-and-risk-management-2023

    numbers than was originally projected. This may mean a tighter margin year ahead for 2023 as crop input ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    protein (MP) has increased by about 17% alongside a 22% decrease in the price of net energy for lactation ... (NE L). The current price of NE L and MP are about 15 and 30% higher than the 5-year averages ... at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ...

  8. Preparing Equipment for Corn Silage Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/preparing-equipment-corn-silage-harvest

    costly. A breakdown in the field can lead to delayed harvest and lower quality silage, resulting in poor ... harvest. Sources: Getting Ready for Corn Silage Harvest, Cornell University, https://blogs.cornell.edu/nwny-dairy-livestock-field ...

  9. A Farm Advisory Team Can Help You Succeed

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/farm-advisory-team-can-help-you-succeed

    If you have questions about advisory teams, I encourage you to consult the resources listed below.  ...

  10. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    Science and Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Early fall is one of ... the best times to topdress maintenance fertilizer on perennial forages. Soils are usually firm in ... vigorous regrowth the following spring. Remember that hay crops will remove about 50 lb of K 2 O and 12 lb ...

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