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  1. 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

    the overall price increase. Some economists are even suggesting the increase in demand could push ... $9.67/cwt, respectively. Although this is about $0.80/cwt less than estimates from May ($9.97/cwt and ... non-nutritional value added by some suppliers in the form of nutritional services, blending, terms of credit, etc. ...

  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

    be initiated now to deal with these situations. Some suggestions include the following: Work with ... farm, but some farms carry 1.2 heifers for every cow. In certain situations, reduction of herd size for ... cow diets to provide some of the FNDF. Also, use of various byproduct feeds can help reduce feed costs ...

  3. 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

    conditions, the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has convened a task force charged ...

  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 ... forage supplies. Although less than ideal, several options exist that will stretch forage inventory and ... some of the forage if excess starch is an issue. Based on cow responses, whole cottonseed can replace ...

  6. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

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    appears to be staying there for 2019. Some farmers who have high quality wheat have been talking about $75 ... with all the recent rains. One option that has gained some popularity is precut rye straw. There are ... the field as it dries and bleaches yellow. The Pre Harvest Interval (PHI) for cereals on some ...

  7. Making High Quality Baleage

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    Mr. Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, ... individual wrappers, which are usually ideal if feeding 50 head or less from these bales. These machines can ... wrap 40 to 50 bales per hour using less plastic, but they require uniformity between bales. When bales ...

  8. 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 ... signs that fans need some attention. Water lines and nozzles are important areas to check for wear on ...

  9. 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

    attempt to fix some of the problems that rendered the Dairy Margin Protection Program largely ineffective ... $2,573 Total payments                 = $13,616 Less 6.2% Sequestration        =     $844 Administration ... indicated that there would be announced margins less than $9.50 well into the summer.  If recent milk market ...

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