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  1. 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.  ... a few of the items that add to the complexity.  Fortunately, there are several people available as ... a team of advisors to help you address the challenges and contribute to your success. Farm Advisory Team ...

  2. Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops

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    capture large amounts of the available nitrogen from fall applied livestock manure. Dairy producers can ... influenced by watershed location. Check with your local Soil & Water Conservation District about the most ...

  3. 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

    retirement benefits is based on your 35 highest years of earnings. If you pay in at the minimum level, your ... Contributions for self-employed individual $61,000 $61,000 More information about retirement choices for small ... businesses can be found at: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p3998.pdf and more information about the ...

  4. 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

    lock in a profit if one is available on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). The DRP is managed ... may also want to discuss with your processor if forward contracts are available. While forward ...

  5. 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 ... for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $11.52 and $12.12/cwt, respectively. Both estimates ...

  6. Preparing Your Dairy Herd for the Fall Football Season

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    milk per cow. Feed treatment options are available, some experimental, to reduce health and performance ...

  7. VOLUME 24: ISSUE 5

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5

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  8. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

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

    vigorous regrowth the following spring. Remember that hay crops will remove about 50 lb of K 2 O and 12 lb ... report. The OSU Fertility Recommendation Calculator and a user guide are available at ... Many dairy farms have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. When soil ...

  9. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    disease potential are all reasons to be concerned about the effects of heat stress on dairy cattle. When ... people.  Depending upon their level of production, temperatures as low as 65 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit can ... stress levels. (Source: University of Minnesota) Indicators of Heat Stress In addition to air temperature ...

  10. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

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    contamination of corn silage and high moisture corn with many nutritionists encouraging levels below 1 ppm in ... corn utilized in the lactating cow ration. Fungicides may have the ability to reduce mycotoxin levels ... disease pressure, revealed that in all cases but one, an application of fungicide at R1 reduced DON levels ...

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