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  1. Ninety-five Percent Approval Rating for Dairy Housing and Animal Care from Consumers Who Have Been Down on the Farm!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-1/ninety-five-percent-approval-rating-dairy-housing

    Agriculture, Food and Markets attracted 3,009 and 550 participants, respectively at dairy farms with 700 cows ... transparent look at modern agriculture. One primary reason for increased trust is that the public can see how ... have heard about agriculture’s impact on the environment. They learn how farmers are working hard to ...

  2. het land van de Friese koeien en paarden (The Land of Friesian Cows and Horses)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-3/het-land-van-de-friese-koeien-en-paarden-land

    country’s leading agricultural programs. We also visited one of it’s dairy research facilities, ... assembling and testing of robotic milking units (about 60 to 65 robots built per week), including a system ...

  3. Managing Colostrum and Waste Milk on Farms with Johne's Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-6/managing-colostrum-and-waste-milk-farms-johnes

    might not be used for heifer replacements. Although it was designed to be a screening test to select ... HERDS (and animals) for additional testing using a more definitive test, such as fecal culture, ELISA ... In that work, Sweeney and colleagues reported the results of tests on samples of feces, supramammary ...

  4. Even With $20/cwt Milk, Controlling Feed Cost Is Important,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/even-20cwt-milk-controlling-feed-cost-important

    Mr. David Marrison, Ashtabula County Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agent, Ohio ... dairy cows can lead to economic loss due to extended calving intervals, additional cost of heat ... Managers may also use progesterone (milk or blood) testing to confirm a suspected heat. Cows with low ...

  5. DROUGHT CONCERNS: BEWARE OF NITRATES!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-6/drought-concerns-beware-nitrates

    that are short on feed because of the drought. Recently, the Ohio Department of Agricultures Consumer ... Analytical Laboratory has announced free testing of corn/corn silage for nitrates because of the drought. ...

  6. Managing Stress

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-3/managing-stress

    agriculture one of the top 10 most stressful occupations in the United States. In fact, a recent study by the ... but select one or two and commit to using them. Below are some examples: Accept the fact that your ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    New Zealand also have increased their total production by about 4 billion lb, now leading us to the ...

  8. How the Weather and Feed Shrink Affect Your Bottom Line

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-3/how-weather-and-feed-shrink-affect-your-bottom-line

    trailers can lead to increased losses from moisture blowing into the shed. Some of this is managed by ... reduction in moisture entering the building is 60%. The moisture that enters can lead to spoilage and wetter ... your scale system, two options can be used to test your TMR mixer scales. One would be to run across ...

  9. Effect of Increased Somatic Cell Count on Herd Level Yield of Milk and Milk Components

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-5/effect-increased-somatic-cell-count-herd-level-yield

    production, thus resulting in financial loss to the farm. In fact, the economic loss in the US per cow per ... Dairy Herd Improvement somatic cell count. National Mastitis Council Fact Sheet, http ...

  10. Market View

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-6/market-view

    available in these other accounts. A few facts from the LGM-Dairy report (11/21/2011): 1)  Wisconsin dairy ... producers lead the nation with 236 policies purchased covering 7.962 million cwt at a premium cost to ... Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics ...

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