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  1. Grain Marketing for Buyers

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/grain-marketing-buyers

    Dr. Matthew Roberts, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, The Ohio State University Corn yield is currently forecast at 152.8 bu/ac nationwide. This is somewhat higher than the midpoint of estimates leading up to the report, and it has c ...

  2. Guidelines for Feeding Low Forage Diets to Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/guidelines-feeding-low-forage-diets-dairy-cows

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University  Variation in forage quality, limited supply of forage, high prices for forage, and attempts to maximize milk yield are factors for why low forage diets are often fed to lactating cows. Ce ...

  3. Feeding Corn Stover to Ruminants

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/feeding-corn-stover-ruminants

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University With the dry conditions this year in many areas of Ohio, the yield of hay has been reduced and corn silage yields are going to be quite variable based on planting time and geogra ...

  4. Results from Research Supported by the Ohio Dairy Research Fund

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/results-research-supported-ohio-dairy-research-fund

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University The Ohio Dairy Research Fund was developed to support research by voluntary dairy producer contributions. Since 1982, about $731,000 in producer investments have funded research ...

  5. Changes in Iodine Availability for Dipping Calf Navels at Birth

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/changes-iodine-availability-dipping-calf-navels-birth

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Extension Dairy Specialist, OSU Extension Center at Wooster (top of page) Completing one of the critical steps in newborn calf care will now take a little more planning.  Having a constant supply of 7% tincture of iodine on the farm ...

  6. Results of Dairy Skillathon and Dairy Judging Clinics at Ohio State Fair

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/results-dairy-skillathon-and-dairy-judging-clinics

    Mrs. Bonnie Ayars, Dairy Program Specialist, The Ohio State Universit y (top of page) With the 2007 Ohio State Fair now in the history books, I am pleased to report that all of our 4-H Dairy events were up in numbers. The 4-Hers, advisors, and exhibitors ...

  7. Dairy Management Workshops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/dairy-management-workshops

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University (top of page) A Risk Management Education grant was received to offer the program "Teaching Management Skills to Dairy Producers".  This program will be conducted as a ...

  8. Dairy Policy and Market Watch

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/dairy-policy-and-market-watch

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, The Ohio State University   Market Watch For dairy farmers, the milk price has been outstanding over the past 8 months.  Will this price strength continue into 2008?  To address his question, we will consider ...

  9. Cost of Nutrients and Benchmarks of Profitability for Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, The Ohio State University. (top of page) Who would have ever thought that $4.00/bu corn would be a bargain!  Although corn prices have reached and exceeded $4.00/bu in the past, these have always been as ...

  10. Busted: rbST Milk Myth Machine is Revealed

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/busted-rbst-milk-myth-machine-revealed

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, The Ohio State University If you believe the headlines of most major newspapers and magazines, the U.S. consumer is against the use of biotechnology in agriculture and prefers that his/her food be grown ...

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