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  1. Short-Season Forages for Late Summer Planting on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/short-season-forages-late-summer-planting-dairy

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... September. Dry matter yields of 1.5 to 3 tons per acre (about 5 to 5.5 tons at 30 to 35% DM) of chopped ... rye and wheat (there is also a winter biotype that acts like winter wheat). In our research, oat ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    about 40% lower than the 5 yr. average ($0.08/Mcal). However, the price of MP and eNDF are about 1 and ... about 8% lower than May ($0.47/lb), but the price of NE L and eNDF are both 14% and 8% higher than the ... profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ...

  3. August 28 Deadline for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/august-28-deadline-coronavirus-food-assistance

    support US food production.  More information about the program can be found here: ... not have participated in a program before to learn more about and apply for this program designed to ... detailed information about how the CFAP program works for dairy farms can be found in the previous issue of ...

  4. August 28 Deadline for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-3/august-28-deadline-coronavirus-food-assistance

    participated in a program before to learn more about and apply for this program designed to support US food ... production.  More information about the program can be found here: https://www.farmers.gov/cfap including an ... information about how the CFAP program works for dairy farms can be found in the previous issue of Buckeye ...

  5. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... harvested at about 60 days (50 inches tall). The BMR hybrid provided a longer window of acceptable forage ... cows when stand heights are about 50 inches (2-cuts possible with early June planting) because this ...

  6. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop ... for grasses 20 ppm Mehlich-3. The critical soil potassium level is 120 ppm for most of our soils. ... usually lower yielding and not as persistent, and from our trials, the savings in seed cost is lost within ...

  7. Record Negative Producer Price Differential Slams June Milk Checks, Why and How?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/record-negative-producer-price-differential-slams

    Price Differential (PPD) Our Federal Order 33 is a component-based system, as are 6 other of the 11 ... usually the highest value milk in our pricing system, they pay the difference in value between Class I and ... happened.  Two dairy market experts, Mark Stephenson, University of Wisconsin, and Andrew Novakovic, Cornell ...

  8. Rory Lewandowski Retirement

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/rory-lewandowski-retirement

    Mennonite Central Committee, having served in Bolivia from 1989 – 1992 and 1996-2000. Those of us who have ...

  9. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    received about 1.5 inches, possibly leading to a loss of nitrogen. Adding this study to others, the ... conditions, 3 or more tons/acre are very possible. The nutritional value of oats without fertilizer is about ... $250/ton of dry matter, and when fertilized, the value increases to about $280/ton. Oats make an excellent ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    current prices of nutrients are acceptable.The price of net energy of lactation (NE L) is about 48% lower ... neutral detergent fiber (eNDF) are about 10 and 20% higher compared to the 5-year averages ($0.42/lb and ... $0.08/lb, respectively). The price of MP is about 30% higher than March ($0.36/lb), but the price of NE ...

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