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  1. Buckeyes Win National Dairy Judging Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/buckeyes-win-national-dairy-judging-contest

    luck was once again on our side. We teamed up with a trip coordinated through New Generation Genetics ... students. You may have worked with them, seen them managing the parlor at the Ohio State Fair and Spring ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Manure Storage and Land Application- Where are we going? How fast can we get there?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/manure-storage-and-land-application-where-are-we

    placed upon manure handling, storage, and nutrient recycling practices. Water quality impacts from land ... minimizing the water content to concentrate the nutrients. Again, this may require more financial and human ... Mr. Jon Rausch, Waste Management Extension Associate, The Ohio State University  In today's ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Dairy Management Workshops Planned

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/dairy-management-workshops-planned

    Be a Better Manager and will focus primarily on the economics of dairy production and what future ... final day is titled Managing for the Future. This session will focus on two important functions of ... as you are managing the fall harvest, but winter will be here before we know it and along with it ...

  8. Environmental Rules- Are you in compliance?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/environmental-rules-are-you-compliance

    Protection Agency released the new revisions to the Clean Water Act for concentrated animal feeding ... the next few issues of the Buckeye Dairy News, we will be focusing an article on helping dairy farmers ... of Agriculture has been working on bringing the fairly new Ohio rules in compliance with the new ...

  9. Consider Dietary Changes to Take Advantage of High Milk Protein Price

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/consider-dietary-changes-take-advantage-high-milk

    Dianne Shoemaker, Extension Farm Management Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension Over the past ...

  10. 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 ...

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