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  1. 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

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension To ... conditions, the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has convened a task force charged ... management Agronomic crops Farm stress New Q&As and webinars are added as needs are identified.  Have ...

  2. 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 ... been provided in the article titled “What can I do to stretch forage supplies at my farm?” (https ... ://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed_PDF/Stretching%20forage%202019%20weiss%20FINAL%20B.pdf). Reduce shrink of forages harvested and stored on the farm ...

  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

    $9.67/cwt, respectively. Although this is about $0.80/cwt less than estimates from May ($9.97/cwt and ... margins even slimmer. Table 1. Prices of dairy nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, July 29, 2019. Economic ... (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 27 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, July 29, 2019. For ...

  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

    Mr. Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, ...

  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

    Other stands may have suffered less damage, but first cutting yields will likely be substantially lower ... delayed harvest on many farms, turning what usually is a good quality forage into lower quality ‘heifer ... forage supplies. Although less than ideal, several options exist that will stretch forage inventory and ...

  6. Feeding and Nutrition

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

    Composition Table (2016) Ohio AgriBusiness Association Ohio Department of Agriculture- Plant Industry Division ... National Forage Testing Association Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, NRC, 2001 U.S. Grains Council ... Forage Quality Stretching Forage Supplies on Dairy Farms (2019 Challenge) University of Wisconsin Forage ...

  7. 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 ... a while now.  So, put on your mitt because it is nearly time to play ball.  The Farm Service Agency (FSA) ... Program, re-named and re-configured in the 2018 Farm Bill.  The changes you will see in the DMC Program ...

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       Featured Articles     1) NEW 2019 Edition: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm        Competitiveness ... Am I Going to Do?     3) Agricultural Careers- Opportunities Do Exist     4) Communication: Listening ...                                                                           8) 2019 Agricultural Challenges: ...

  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 ... wear on the pickup but less erosion. The more common method is to use a flail mower to mow the stalks ... less pounds of water per pound of bedding than other crop residues. If the bedding material weighed ...

  10. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

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

    standing, consuming less feed, and drinking more (Tucker et al., 2019). The temperature humidity index (THI) ... experience heat stress prepartum have reduced development of the mammary gland and less functional mammary ... cells (Tao and Dahl, 2013). So, it is important to make sure that your farm is equipped to handle high ...

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