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  1. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    forage yields and quality have been compromised for 2019. Thus, management strategies on the farm need to ... Reducing shrink (wastage) of forages should be a focus during harvesting (field losses), storage (rapid ... refusals). Sale unprofitable cows, extra heifers, and cows in the dry pen that are not pregnant. The focus ...

  2. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 6

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6

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  3. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    has a very good publication entitled “Manure Sampling for Nutrient Management Planning” that provides ... results. It is available online at https://extension.psu.edu/programs/nutrient-management/educational ... /manure-storage-and-handling/manure-sampling-for-nutrient-management-planning. Manure sampling requires ...

  4. Addressing 2019 Agricultural Challenges-or- Dealing with the Impacts: Q&As for a Weird Weather Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/addressing-2019-agricultural-challenges-or-dealing

    management Agronomic crops Farm stress New Q&As and webinars are added as needs are identified.  Have ... Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension To ... Cover crops on prevented plant acres Cover crop selection and management Livestock and forages Manure ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    cow numbers to continue decreasing for at least another 6 months. Nutrient prices are also on the rise ... A Bad Spring Equals Worse Nutrient Prices The weather conditions that farmers experienced during spring ... hikes are even worse at 17% and 26%, respectively. As expected, the cost to feed cows the nutrients ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    are on the rise. Nutrient prices As in previous issues, these feed ingredients were appraised using ... important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate break-even prices of many commodities traded in Ohio, and ... $/lb), and effective NDF (e-NDF, $/lb) are reported in Table 1.   When looking at the appraised nutrient ...

  7. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    material has the capacity to hold 2.5 times its weight in water. Table 1. Crop Nutrients and Absorbency. ... and dry, they are raked and baled. With both corn stalks and soybean stubble, nutrients are removed ... from your field (see Table 1 to calculate nutrient removal). It is also important to make sure your ...

  8. Environmental Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/environmental-management

    Environmental Management: Animal Manure Regulation in Ohio Emergency Action Plans (Iowa State University) ... Livestock and Poultry Environmental Stewardship (LPES) Curriculum Nebraska's Comprehensive Nutrient ... Management Planning Nitrogen Management on Dairy Farms Odor From Feedlots Setback Estimation Tool Ohio ...

  9. Nutrient Losses from Dairy Operations and Their Environmental Issues

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/january-2016/nutrient-losses-dairy-operations-and-their-environmental

    mitigating surface water (nutrient runoff) and air (ammonia emissions) pollution  should be a primary focus ... to be good environmental stewards and having a good nutrient management plan is necessary to mitigate ... nutrient losses and environmental (air, soil, and water) impacts. Among the livestock sector in Ohio, dairy ...

  10. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 5

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5

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