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  1. 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

    Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, ... fields which has severely reduced forage supply, and late corn plantings leave many dairy farmers with ... been provided in the article titled “What can I do to stretch forage supplies at my farm?” (https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy ...

  2. Media Release: Agersens to Work with Ohio State University to Test eShepherd in US Beef and Dairy Industries

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/media-release-agersens-work-ohio-state-university

    understand local cattle and dairy markets and determine how virtual fencing technology can help Ohio farmers ... by unlocking value from the digital transformation of the American beef and dairy industries and will ... kit of extension service technologies that can help farmers increase their efficiency and maximize ...

  3. Feeding and Nutrition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/feeding-and-nutrition

    National Forage Testing Association Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, NRC, 2001 U.S. Grains Council ... Feeding Management Resources: Energy and Protein Energetics for the Practicing Nutritionist Energy: ... Comparison of 2001 versus 1989 Dairy NRC Energy: Overview of 2001 Dairy NRC Feeding Fat to Lactating Cows ...

  4. Testing for Nitrates

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/testing-nitrates

    Maugansville, MD, (800) 282-7522 Spectrum Lab, Washington C.H., OH, (800) 321-1562 Field test kits are available ... Dr. Maurice Eastridge and Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Specialists, The Ohio State University With the ... described in the OSUE fact sheet titled "Nitrates in Dairy Rations" ...

  5. 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

    respective months in 2018. However, product sales and dairy exports are both experiencing growth and making ... University. The resulting analysis can then be used to appraise important nutrients in dairy rations, estimate ... decreased about $0.05/lb since May. Overall, the total cost of feeding lactating dairy cows is up about 10% ...

  6. 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, ... different and what effect might it have on corn silage digestibility and mycotoxins. To learn more about ... treated with foliar fungicide and performance of Holstein cows. Journal of Dairy Science ...

  7. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 6

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6

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  8. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/heat-stress-dairy-cows

    million a year, heat stress has a large financial burden on the U.S. Dairy Industry (St. Pierre et al., ... 2003). Therefore, managing heat stress in dairy cows is an important challenge that all producers should ... Schnitkey. 2003. Economic losses from heat stress by US livestock industries. J. Dairy Sci. 86:E52-E77. Tao, ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate break-even prices of many commodities traded in Ohio, and ... dairy farmers may actually be making a profit for a change. Granted, these IONC may be partially ... overestimated because they do not account for the cost of replacements or dry cows. Table 1. Prices of dairy ...

  10. Manure Spill Prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/manure-spill-prevention

    A list of some materials and resources to include in a manure spill kit is available at: ...             Typically, dairy farms have an opportunity after corn silage harvest to pump down lagoons and get ... has that equipment? As part of their preparedness, some farms keep a manure spill kit available. ...

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