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  1. Where to Test Forages for Nitrates.

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/where-test-forages-nitrates

    death.   Good information on this topic is available in the factsheet "Nitrates in Dairy ... have nitrate testing available.  This list is for your convenience and no labs are intentionally ... omitted.   Check your chosen lab's web site, as many are already posting information about nitrate ...

  2. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    employees. Strictly speaking, protocol is defined as a set of rules or standards to guide conduct or format. Within ... to improve communication and expectations about how a specific task should be accomplished. Good ...

  3. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    completed an analysis for 2018 was a loss of $155 per cow.  The good news is that the high 25% averaged ... brutal levels.  Fortunately, the national herd numbers started to decline, one of the factors supporting ... Shoemaker at shoemaker.3@osu.edu or 330-533-5538 to talk about the options. You can download the complete ...

  4. VOLUME 22, ISSUE 3

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3

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  5. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    available on toxic ash levels, producers should be very cautious about feeding forages with more than 4 or ... average, cool season grasses, such as orchardgrass or fescue, harvested as hay or silage have about 7 to 9% ... concentrations of available potassium (luxury consumption). These factors will change plant ash concentrations ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    the 5-year averages, the current prices of nutrients are good. For NE L and MP, they are both about ... the price of e-NDF is still about 20% higher compared to the 5-year average. The price of MP and e-NDF ... are both about 5% and 62% higher than January ($0.35/lb and $0.11/lb, respectively). This is ...

  7. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    available: https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-registration/list-n-disinfectants-use-against-sars-cov-2. ... covers may be available for keyboards and touch screens.  Sharing Objects Be cautious when handling and ...

  8. VOLUME 22, ISSUE 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    this section of the Buckeye Dairy News. I will be excited to sit on the other side of the desk and read ... at $18.44 and $20.68/cwt, respectively. The Class III component price for November closed about ... pretty good. For NE L and MP, they are both about 15% and 18% lower compared to the 5 yr. averages ...

  10. Consider Dietary Changes to Take Advantage of High Milk Protein Price

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/consider-dietary-changes-take-advantage-high-milk

    several months, the value of milk protein has more than doubled while the value of milk fat is down about ... adequate forage and fiber (i.e., does not cause ruminal acidosis), increasing starch concentration about ... daily yield of milk protein of an average Holstein cow by about 0.075 lb but reduce milk fat by 0.06 lb. ...

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