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  1. Update on Ohio's Program for Controlling Johne's Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/update-ohios-program-controlling-johnes-disease

    management and control strategies specific to their farm; and 3) guidelines for herd testing and ... classification programs to help separate infected herds from test-negative herds. Ohio has been at the forefront ... Coordinator. Dr. Ned Cunningham of the Ohio Department of Agriculture's (ODA) Division of Animal Industry ...

  2. Labor Management Series: Farm Transition to Non-Family

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/january-2016/labor-management-series-farm-transition-non-family

    University Extension Fact Sheet, Developing the Next Generation of Managers, which is titled Attributes of ... this person in current decisions.  Provide this person with a current problem and all the facts you ... list of Fact Sheet references related to farm management and transition planning, including: ...

  3. What Do Your Cull Cows’ Records Show?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-3/what-do-your-cull-cows%E2%80%99-records-show

    often there is something else that leads to low production. There are a few cows that are sold because ... things all lead to low production which is usually the trigger for selling an animal once they reach ... management decisions, such as developing best management practices to prevent transmission and testing of ...

  4. Variation in Milk Urea Nitrogen in Ohio Dairy Herds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-3/variation-milk-urea-nitrogen-ohio-dairy-herds

    farms and the emphasis today on the effects of agriculture on the environment, this study was conducted ... and MUN: Urea nitrogen testing in dairy cattle. Comp. Cont. Edu. Pract. Vet. 18:712-721. ...

  5. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-9/milk-price-outlook

    Cam Thraen, Agricultural Economist The announced Basic Formula Price (BFP) for July is $14.77 per ... cwt. for milk testing 3.5 percent butterfat. This price is up $1.67 over the July price and $3.91 ... determined each month. The calculation is rather simple. Each month the National Agricultural Statistics ...

  6. New Online Application for Prevention of Johne's Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-4/new-online-application-prevention-johnes-disease

    Disease status of the herd of origin for the purchased cattle. Of operations that tested new animal ... additions, 74.6, 41.8, and 50.1% of the small, medium, and large herds, respectively, tested new additions ... for Johne’s disease. Cows that test positive for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis —the ...

  7. Taking Control of Feed Costs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/taking-control-feed-costs

    nutrients, and thus, result in the same level of production. This is, in fact, the essence of applied ... often do you sample your forage for laboratory testing? How often do you check the moisture in your ... profit margins are squeezed, it is very tempting to cut on the feed testing expenses. The opposite should ...

  8. Heat Stress- Where Should You Start?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-3/heat-stress-where-should-you-start

    dollar houses) that are crowding out agriculture on the fringes of urban and suburban development. Kohl ... credit card balances. Credit card use is growing in the agricultural sector. Nationally, Kohl stated that ... planning part of how you do business. Most important, let information and facts, not emotion, guide these ...

  9. The Safety of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I (IGF-I)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-2/safety-insulin-growth-factor-i-igf-i

    bovine milk has in fact a very low IGF-I concentration. Daily ingestion from saliva and other digestive ... increased by 2 to 3 ng/mL (Juskevich and Guyer, 1990; Torkelson et al., 1988), thus leading to the 50 to ... quarts of milk. Milk is just a very low source of oral IGF-I. In fact, the IGF-I concentration in saliva ...

  10. Making Corn Silage in Drought Conditions

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/making-corn-silage-drought-conditions

    (as in fatal) to ruminants.  Silage from drought-stressed fields should be tested before it is fed.  ... causing nitrate toxicity in cattle.  See the following OSU fact sheet for more details: ... http://ohioline.osu.edu/as-fact/0003.html). Chop at correct particle length.  Forage (i.e., effective fiber) is likely to be in limited supply ...

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