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  1. Roseler and Weiss Inducted into the Ohio State Dairy Hall of Service

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/roseler-and-weiss-inducted-ohio-state-dairy-hall

    dairy science in 1981. After graduation, Dwight worked as a field dairy nutritionist for local ... that work in the cooperative system in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. He has trained hundreds of future ... dairy specialists that work on with Ohio dairy farmers. Over the years, he has conducted many training ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    are about 33 and 64% higher compared to the 5-year averages ($0.39/lb and $0.08/lb, respectively). Net ... energy for lactation (NE L) is about 16% higher than the 5-year average ($0.08/Mcal), and closer to the ... US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% protein. For January’s issue, the ...

  3. Heat Stress in 2021: Will it be Intense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/heat-stress-2021-will-it-be-intense

    the U.S., heat stress is estimated to generate between $1.69 and $2.36 billion in total annual loss to ...

  4. Ohio State Students Take First Place at the 2021 North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/ohio-state-students-take-first-place-2021-north

    challenge each fall semester to provide training for students in the dairy herd management course and other ... to the farm for a visit to interview the owner and to observe the facilities for about two hours. ...

  5. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds (2016 through 2020)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds-2016-through-2020

    average production per cow increases about 2% annually and the most populated breeds, Holstein and Jersey, ... increased in milk yield by about 2.8% from 2019 to 2020. During this same time period, milk fat percentage ... increased about 2.6% for Holstein and 1% for Jersey and milk protein percentage remained the same. Using ...

  6. USDA Projects Dairy Production to 2030

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/usda-projects-dairy-production-2030

    projections are based on assumptions and many unknowns, they do provide a glimpse of how U.S. farm commodity ... report: USDA Agricultural Projections to 2030.  These long-term projections include several assumptions ... https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/outlooks/100526/oce-2021-1.pdf?v=3513.2. The following paragraphs and figure are taken from the report. Milk production is projected to rise at ...

  7. Gearing Up for Spring Planting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/gearing-spring-planting

    to take full advantage of any short windows of opportunity we will get to be in the fields this ... of all tractors that will be used. Service all tractors. Get any needed fertilizer on hand or order ... it to be spread as soon as the field is fit (hopefully you pulled a soil sample last fall, and if ...

  8. Forage Planting – How to Do It Well

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/forage-planting-%E2%80%93-how-do-it-well

    fertility are in the recommended ranges.  Follow the Tri-state Soil Fertility Recommendations ... (https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages). Forages are more productive where soil pH is above 6.0, but for alfalfa, it should be 6.5 – 6.8. ... on clay soils or poorly drained soils. You will want no-till fields to be smooth because you do not ...

  9. Multi State Dairy Beef Program Being Offered

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/multi-state-dairy-beef-program-being-offered

    Garth Ruff, Beef Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Dairy producers over the past ... and Garth Ruff, OSU Beef Cattle Field Specialist, will cover farm management strategies for dairy beef ... online at go.osu.edu/beefmanagement. If you have any questions about registering for the program, contact ...

  10. Beef Sire Selection for the Dairy Herd

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/beef-sire-selection-dairy-herd

    neighborhood of 25% of the U.S. beef supply. With improvements in the utilization of male-sexed beef bull ... The session begins as OSU Extension Beef Field Specialist Garth Ruff introduces Al Gahler to discuss ...

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