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  1. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    temperature is the lower boundary below which the animal needs additional nutrients, primarily energy, to meet ... maintenance requirements. If the nutrient level is not increased, then the animal must burn fat reserves to ... as diarrhea can result, and recognize that the calf may not be receiving enough water. Always offer ...

  2. Media Release: Agersens to Work with Ohio State University to Test eShepherd in US Beef and Dairy Industries

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/media-release-agersens-work-ohio-state-university

    get the most out of their land and livestock. “eShepherd is set to revolutionize livestock management ... make farming more efficient, more manageable and less labor intensive,” said Mr. Reilly. “Farmers in ... CSIRO formalized last November. Land-Grant Universities in the United States have a unique role in ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    U.S., which is likely given steady decreases in total cow numbers.     Nutrient prices As in previous ... St-Pierre at The Ohio State University to price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate ... in Table 1.   When looking at commodity and nutrient prices, they are about the same as the previous ...

  4. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    or R1 and the performance of Holstein cows compared to untreated corn. They used best management ...

  5. 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program – Sign-up Coming Soon!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/2019-dairy-margin-coverage-program-%E2%80%93-sign-coming

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension ... positively impact farms of all sizes include:  1) adding 3 new margins, $8.50, $9.00 and $9.50, at reasonable ... net loss), or by applying it to premiums for participation in the new program (75% of the net loss).  ...

  6. Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Releases New Rules for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-1/federal-environmental-protection-agency-epa-releases

    areas. Permits will require you to implement nutrient management plans, with these records needing to be ... Surface Waters, 614-644-2021). For more information about the new Federal CAFO rules, go to: ... Maurice Eastridge On December 16, 2002, the Federal EPA released the new revisions to the Clean ...

  7. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/heat-stress-dairy-cows

    2003). Therefore, managing heat stress in dairy cows is an important challenge that all producers should ... signs that fans need some attention. Water lines and nozzles are important areas to check for wear on ...

  8. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 4

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4

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  9. Ohio Dairy Challenge, October 2018

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/ohio-dairy-challenge-october-2018

    experience the process of evaluating management practices on a dairy farm and to interact with ... have about 200 cows. In 2016, they built a new calf barn, freestall barn, sand separation lanes, ... consisted of: Arden Bishop, Marisa Lake, Heather Kaplan, Heather Pechtl, Rebekah Fries, Emily Gaglione, ...

  10. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    appeared they might recover from winter damage. It is now too risky to try to establish new perennial ... toxicity is possible with all summer annual grasses and management steps should be taken to reduce that ... drought-stressed and waterlogged soils. More details on managing this forage can be found in a factsheet from ...

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