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  1. Dairy Numbers Considered: A look at 2019 and 2020

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/dairy-numbers-considered-look-2019-and-2020

    Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The first half ... management tools are not designed to deal with producer price differential risk. Figure 1. Class III, ... struggled. The 2020 analysis will show the same. That is good news and bad news, depending on which group you ...

  2. Learn About the Dangers of Lead Paint

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/learn-about-dangers-lead-paint

    including in drinking water, but most exposure happens when small children ingest lead dust by crawling on ...

  3. Are You Ready for Death to Knock on Your Farm Business Door?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/are-you-ready-death-knock-your-farm-business-door

    didn’t I finish the new version of my will?  Does anyone know the combination to the safe?  Does anyone ... trigger or moment which will cause you to pause and think about your mortality? Granted, death is a topic ... that many are not comfortable talking about. However, our challenge as farm managers is to make time to ...

  4. Beef Sire Selection Program Being Offered to Dairy Producers

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/beef-sire-selection-program-being-offered-dairy

    a surplus of heifers to enter the herd. In an effort to manage heifer numbers and add value to bull calves, ... increased focus on producing a higher value beef animal, it is important to understand what contributes to ...

  5. Recommended Adjustment when Pricing Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-6/recommended-adjustment-when-pricing-forages

    nutrient composition. In articles appearing in Buckeye Dairy News, the prices are from central Ohio and the ... and 0.66 Mcal NE L /lb. Using nutrient prices published in this edition of Buckeye Dairy News ... article on cost of nutrients has appeared in this newsletter (currently written by April Frye White). The ...

  6. Technology and Data Management on the Dairy Farm – Miniseries

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/technology-and-data-management-dairy-farm-%E2%80%93

    robots, to sophisticated software….Farmers are increasingly using technology to make management decisions ... in need of new technologies to become leaner and greener, it’s dairy farming. Many different kinds of ... management style, familiarity with computers, ease of use, type of housing system, and perceived benefit to ...

  7. Ohio Dairy Risk Management Series Held in November 2020 Offered a Range of Important Information to Dairy Producers

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-1/ohio-dairy-risk-management-series-held-november-2020

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAy6Xy-Nb7s&t=119s Session three focused on risk management tools for dairy producers. OSU Extension Educator Chris ... Ben Brown, Farm Management Specialist, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development ... Economics; Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Specialist, OSU Extension; and Chris Zoller, Extension ...

  8. 2021 Pasture for Profit Schools

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-6/2021-pasture-profit-schools

    accessible to registered participants. The videos will focus on more specific pasture management topics at ... minutes) Fencing and Water Systems (30 minutes) Meeting Animal Requirements on Pasture (30 minutes) Webinar ... the beginner, intermediate, and advanced manager levels. Look for registration details soon at ...

  9. Picky Eaters!

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/picky-eaters

    It's a new year and time to try new things.  However, your kiddo still wants to eat ONLY ... new foods. Food jags (when a child may refuse to eat certain foods that they previously liked or when ... persist well into adulthood so allow children to eat what they like and encourage (NOT FORCE) new foods. ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    in December. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year ... $0.08/lb, respectively). However, the bulk of total nutrient cost comes from the cost of NE L (about 51% ... over the last 5 years), followed by MP (39%), and NDF (10%). Consequently, overall nutrient costs are ...

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