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  1. Manure Spill Prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/manure-spill-prevention

    OSU Extension Manure Management Specialist, gave a presentation on manure spills and escapes. During ... phases of manure management. One area is on the farmstead itself, close to farm buildings and facilities. ... and applicators strive to do a better job of matching up manure nutrients with fields needing those ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    producers.          Nutrient Prices: Two thumbs up CC As in previous issues, these feed ingredients were ... price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate break-even prices of many commodities traded ... commodity and nutrient prices have went down as crops are being harvested in the majority of the Midwest. ...

  3. Livestock Building Rental Considerations

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/livestock-building-rental-considerations

    that I know of is a May 2014 document by the North Central Farm Management Extension Committee. It is ... be some way to measure these costs, especially costs such as electricity, fuel, and water. However, ... a rental agreement. The North Central Farm Management Extension Committee publication “Rental Agreements ...

  4. Effective Employee Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-4/effective-employee-management

    labor needs and as a result, most dairy farm owners find themselves in the position of managing ... employees. Employee management requires another skill set that is quite different from the skill set required ... to milk cows. I recently read several articles on employee management, some dairy related and others ...

  5. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 3

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

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  6. Water Usage on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-1/water-usage-dairy-farms

    "water is the most important nutrient", but all too often it is the most ignored nutrient when we ... Dairy News) or by placing a water tank in the facility and recording the amount filled and amount drank ... favorable option (i.e. digging a new well, changing from surface water to a well, or in some cases, using ...

  7. European Dairy Industry Study Abroad

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/european-dairy-industry-study-abroad

    panels on farms (usually placed on barn roofs), continued focus on wind and water power, and soil ... Wageningen was very impressive; it had been totally rebuilt since our visit in 2014, having opened the new ... pusher, Lely Discovery barn cleaner, automatic milk feeders for calves, and automated bedding systems. ...

  8. Financial Management

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

                  Financial Management Basics of a Farm Balance Sheet Chapter 12 Bankruptcy: Hope for ...

  9. How to Manage Weeds in Seedling Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/how-manage-weeds-seedling-alfalfa

    University Extension Even though alfalfa has not been seeded yet, it is time to start thinking about managing ... cutting management, and use of herbicides are necessary to provide a competitive alfalfa stand providing ... significant weed control. If weeds become a problem, they can compete or interfere for light, nutrients ...

  10. Dairy Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/dairy-cost-production

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The more things ... businesses. Choose 2019 to be the year you focus on really knowing your farm business’s numbers.  Money may be ...

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