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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

    should be to combine nutrient recovery and to protect water quality. Manure application rules in Ohio are ... Glen Arnold, Extension Field Specialist, Manure Management, Ohio State University Corn silage ... application of manure, milking parlor water, outdoor lot runoff, and silage leachate is a necessary part of ...

  2. 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

    and Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Purina Animal Nutrition, Great Lakes Dairy Cows love cooler weather ... summer heat, cow fertility, hoof quality, bird infestations, and new corn silage are among factors to ... successful in feeding new corn silage without production decline take great care in proper corn hybrid ...

  3. Preparing Equipment for Corn Silage Harvest

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    the tension or replace with new ones.  Refer to the owner’s manual for areas to lubricate. If an auto ... another that is a water cannon with foaming agent.  Check lights, back-up beepers, and condition of the ... machine. On the corn head, inspect the cleaners so that weeds don’t wrap around the header. Kernel ...

  4. 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

    Silage Price A new corn silage price used throughout this article was calculated this month as corn ... silage continues to be a bargain feed in dairy cattle rations. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to ... ($0.08/Mcal and $0.41/lb, respectively). These nutrient costs continue to reflect recent trends in ingredient ...

  5. A Farm Advisory Team Can Help You Succeed

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    University Extension Managing all the complexities of a dairy farm is no easy task.  Weather, animal ... nutrition and health, crop variety selection, managing people, and monitoring financial performance are just ... and is well organized.  The role of the facilitator is to guide discussion, keep the team focused on ...

  6. Ohio Laws Governing Manure and Mud on Roadways

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    fields to the farm.  This is also a time when tractors and manure spreaders are used to apply nutrients ... failure to properly manage the manure on the roadway. Your Responsibilities The best advice to avoid ... problems is to practice good manure and equipment management.  Do not overfill tankers or spreaders, ensure ...

  7. Assessing Milk Price and Risk Management for 2023

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    make sure we are assessing what the 2023 milk price may be and how to manage the risk of a milk price ... to produce feed. This makes it very important to manage the milk price risk for 2023. The September ... common risk management tools used in Ohio are the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program and the Dairy ...

  8. 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

    Extension Typically as we move into the final quarter of the year, farm managers will start to examine their ... For many farm managers, it typically means prepaying expenses for the upcoming year or by investing in ... bonus, earning income and paying self-employment taxes as a farm manager has an impact on future social ...

  9. USDA ERS Dairy Outlook: September 2022

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

    Enterprise Budgets (https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/enterprise-budgets), meet with your ...

  10. VOLUME 24: ISSUE 5

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

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