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  1. Protecting Teat Skin During Winter

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/protecting-teat-skin-during-winter

    Temperature. Wind chill temperatures of less than-25 o F put teats at extreme risk to freezing and frost bite. ... cold, quitting dipping for one or two milkings may be a realistic route to reduce the risk of cold ... weather damage. However, because omitting post dip application will increase the risk of spreading ...

  2. Milk Marketing and Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/milk-marketing-and-outlook

    Marketing Regulations, Dairy Division, Ohio Department of Agriculture National Farmers Market Directory Ohio ...

  3. 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

    non-nutritional value added by some suppliers in the form of nutritional services, blending, terms of credit, etc. ... in the “bargains” column. For example, your nutritionist might be using some molasses in your rations ...

  4. Water Usage on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-1/water-usage-dairy-farms

    continually monitored, and risks for contamination be minimized. ... risks are being addressed. Therefore, we must constantly monitor water quality and quantity on dairy ... at greater risk for dehydration from water deprivation than older animals; the younger the animal the ...

  5. Economics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-11-issue-2/economics

    MILC and LGM-DAIRY: Two Programs to Help Manage your Market Price Risk Dr. Cameron Thraen, State ... Specialist, Dairy Markets and Policy, Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, The Ohio State ... University Extension thraen.1@osu.edu Learn how these two programs can help you manage price risks in these ...

  6. SHOULD I USE BST OR GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS? WHETHER OR NOT I USE GENETIC ENGINEERING, HOW WILL IT AFFECT FARMING AND THE DAIRY INDUSTRY?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-8/should-i-use-bst-or-genetically-engineered-crops

    allowed by EPA with chemicals in agriculture, you will not be happy with the risks allowed by the ... unnaturally increase milk production. Some are concerned that those genetically engineered traits will be ... unnatural agricultural practices, such as chemical fertilizers and weed and bug killers, and the government ...

  7. European Dairy Industry Study Abroad

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/european-dairy-industry-study-abroad

    and 20 students from Animal Sciences; Agricultural Education; Food, Agricultural, and Biological ... Engineering; Agricultural Communications; Zoology; and the Agricultural Technical Institute. The trip occurred ... agricultural university in the Netherlands, including a tour of their dairy unit on the main campus and at the ...

  8. Pricing Standing Corn for Silage Harvest- 2011

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-4/pricing-standing-corn-silage-harvest-2011

    a profit.  During price negotiations, it should also be recognized that harvest risk is also being shifted ... from the grower to the buyer. To the grain farmer, the corn crop may have some value beyond the income ... ground cover and/or as a source of some nutrients and organic matter.  This creates a potential ...

  9. Acute Bloat Syndrome in Dairy Calves

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/acute-bloat-syndrome-dairy-calves

    sporadically in dairy calves. Some farms will have multiple cases of ABS at one time. Not only is it a good ... must be done while the calf is dorsally recumbent (lying on its back) because there is a high risk of ... puzzling disease that affects many dairy farms. The calves at risk for ABS, associated symptoms of ABS, the ...

  10. What are LEAP and OFAER?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/what-are-leap-and-ofaer

    Resources' (ODNR) Division of Soil & Water Conservation, United States Department of Agriculture ... Ohio- sheep, beef and dairy cattle, swine, and poultry- and some areas may also be applicable for ... 2 training session is required of farmers who wish to become eligible recipients for agricultural pollution ...

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