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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-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    go down as crops are beginning to be harvested. The daily cost of feeding cows has also gone down ... MP and ne-NDF have increased around 6 and 4¢/lb, respectively. In the near future, I would suggest ... I calculated is based on the crop value as if it was harvested for corn grain rather than silage. Because corn ...

  2. NEW RELEASE: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness

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    period, the average milk yield per cow in Ohio has increased about 5,600 lb, yet the rate of return has ... Standard of Living Maintain or increase standard of living 5 to 10% of gross farm income 14 Motivated Labor ...

  3. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 5

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  4. 2019 Ohio Watershed Academy Syllabus

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    and submitted for review. There are 10 required assignments. Most modules include some introductory ... information and some additional required readings or videos. Required readings and videos are accessible ... the required score. Other assignments will involve participating in an online, asynchronous (meaning ...

  5. 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

    Reducing shrink (wastage) of forages should be a focus during harvesting (field losses), storage (rapid ... The Ohio State University With the excessive rainfall in 2019, forage harvests were delayed which ... ://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed_PDF/Stretching%20forage%202019%20weiss%20FINAL%20B.pdf). Reduce shrink of forages harvested and stored on the farm. ...

  6. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

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    season that they cause little damage. With the late planting and harvest this year, how will that be ... increase in lignification of the fiber, which results in decreased NDF digestibility. The other challenge ... fungicide application, there were no diseases detectable. At harvest, mycotoxins were detected in the silage ...

  7. 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

    rise in milk prices seems to be from increased demand and not supply. According to the USDA, monthly ... the overall price increase. Some economists are even suggesting the increase in demand could push ... production per cow continues to be increasing but at the same rate that US cow numbers are decreasing. ...

  8. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 4

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  9. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    increase protein content but only in the first harvest because they don’t regrow after cutting. Legumes ... harvest in as little as 40 days at which time up to 2 tons/acre of DM is possible. Additional cuttings are ... possible thereafter. In the fall, the sorghum species will have the danger of prussic acid poisoning ...

  10. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

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    new crop is harvested. If increased feeding rate of corn silage is an option, increase inclusion of ... because of increased proportion of grass and other weeds in the stands. To make matters worse, many ... delayed harvest on many farms, turning what usually is a good quality forage into lower quality ‘heifer ...

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