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  1. Heifer Nutrition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/heifer-nutrition

    University Extension Heifers are their own beasts when it comes to nutrition. We have to first make sure they ... successfully develop into mature ruminants, then we must ensure they grow at an appropriate rate and not become ... presentation “Heifer Nutrition” can be found on YouTube and it goes over feeding heifers during different ...

  2. Time to Assess Forage Legume Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/time-assess-forage-legume-stands

    when 3 to 4 inches of new shoot growth is present. Select random sites throughout the field and count ... to green up. Wet soil conditions and widely fluctuating temperatures have presented tough conditions ... the plants in a one-foot square area.  Check at least 4 to 5 random sites in each 20- to 25-acre area. ...

  3. USDA Releases March Dairy Report

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/usda-releases-march-dairy-report

    https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/outlooks/103524/ldp-m-333.pdf?v=1835.  This article will provide a summary of the dairy portion of the report. Supply and Use The graph ... below shows U.S. milk production for 2020, 2021, and January 2022.  According to USDA National ... that high input prices, increased feed costs, and corn silage quality issues likely contributed to ...

  4. Winter Dairy Webinar Recordings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/winter-dairy-webinar-recordings

    State University Extension This winter, the OSU Dairy working group hosted a series of four webinars to ... Programs for 2022: Dairy Margin Coverage and Dairy Revenue Protection Risk management is critical to any ... farm operation. There are two USDA subsidized programs available to dairy farmers to help manage risk. ...

  5. Nitrogen Management of Forage Winter Cereals

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/nitrogen-management-forage-winter-cereals

    State University Extension Winter annual cereal crops for forage are greening up very nicely, thanks to ... will be deciding how much nitrogen to apply, and by the end of April, checking fields to select ... soils and the crop was planted before October 1 st, multiple studies have found little yield benefit to ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    with protein and butterfat at $2.32/lb and $3.02/lb, respectively. Compared to January, the component ... improved butterfat price should help to offset increased feed costs due to changes in global feed ... ingredient markets. In this issue, the Class III future for April is $23.29/cwt, continuing to increase in ...

  7. Pricing Standing Forage Crops – Your One-Stop Shop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/pricing-standing-forage-crops-%E2%80%93-your-one-stop-shop

    just around the corner.  As forage crops break dormancy, so does the perennial question of how to price ... is not a quick process, but when broken down into these steps, it is doable, easy to document, and ... provides a framework for the buyer and the seller to agree on a process and price that is acceptable to ...

  8. 2022 Animal Health and Handling Certificate Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/2022-animal-health-and-handling-certificate-program

    Ohio State University are offing a two-day in-person program for farm owners and employees that aims to ... dehorning, record keeping and residue avoidance, and clinical examinations. For additional information and to ...

  9. Feeding and Nutrition

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

    Water Mineral Intake with DCAD (MS Excel File) Water Testing Where to Have Your Water Tested Other Feed ... Resources Calculating Value of Feeds (MS Excel file) Monitoring Economics of Feeding Fat to Lactating Cows ... Comparison of 2001 versus 1989 Dairy NRC Energy: Overview of 2001 Dairy NRC Feeding Fat to Lactating Cows ...

  10. Financial Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/financial-management

    2017-2018 Worksheets for Cost of Production and Cash Flow Planning ...

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