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  1. NEW RELEASE: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/new-release-15-measures-dairy-farm-competitiveness

    period, the average milk yield per cow in Ohio has increased about 5,600 lb, yet the rate of return has ... to the highest rate of return was only one year. During the 22-year time period, the average US milk ... up-to-date information on dairy farm financial management and to address other key issues of management on ...

  2. Home

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    program- Krauss Dairy For additional information, click on BROCHURE. To register for Dairy Day after ...

  3. 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

    production per cow continues to be increasing but at the same rate that US cow numbers are decreasing. ... (see below), which should start causing US cow numbers to drop even faster than the current rate ...

  4. 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

    diet and monitoring cow responses. Some additional information on harvesting corn for silage that may ...

  5. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    inventory of corn silage and determine if you can increase the feeding rate without running out before the ... new crop is harvested. If increased feeding rate of corn silage is an option, increase inclusion of ... concentration at <20% of dietary DM. At lower inclusion rates, the negative effect of lower quality forage on ...

  6. 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

    For more information on brassicas for forage, see the Penn State factsheet at: ... http://www.forages.psu.edu/topics/species_variety_trials/species/brassica/index.html. Seeding Rates and Mixtures Plant high quality seed of a known variety, which will ensure high ... germination rate and avoid unpleasant surprises regarding varietal identity and crop characteristics. Table ...

  7. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

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

    application and the results are used in calculating the field application rate. In practice, this is ... application rates and sample results. Sampling directly from the storage structure is usually more difficult ... information on sampling procedures, sending a sample for analysis, lab test results, and use/interpretation of ...

  8. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

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

    rate or panting, or environmental monitoring (Tucker et al., 2019). Although the exact threshold an ... heat by sweating, seeking shade, increasing their respiration rate, increasing their time spent ...

  9. 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

    because it causes rye to lodge if rates are too high. Seeding rates of one bushel or less tend to allow ...

  10. Feeding and Nutrition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/feeding-and-nutrition

                Feeding and Nutrition General Information: American Feed Industry Association Feed ... Rates for Silage Operations Nutritional Requirements of Grazing Dairy Cattle Pricing Drought Stressed ... file) Factors Affecting Manure Excretion by Dairy Cows Poisonous Plants Poisonous Plants Informational ...

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