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  1. 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

    faculty and livestock producers in Ohio. “The virtual fence is an exciting technology, which we hope to ... associations and natural resource managers. About The Ohio State University For 149 years, The Ohio State ... Agersens and The Ohio State University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that paves ...

  2. Staying Connected with the OSU Dairy Working Group

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/staying-connected-osu-dairy-working-group

    page; follow us to stay up-to-date on programs we are doing around the State. If you are looking for ... farmers in every corner of Ohio. Over the past year, we have been working to connect better with dairy ... farmers in every corner of the State more often using Facebook and YouTube. As we conduct programs around ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... St-Pierre at The Ohio State University to price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate ... break-even prices of many commodities traded in Ohio, and to identify feedstuffs that currently are ...

  4. Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/midwest-regional-dairy-challenge

    Ms. Morgan Westover, Senior, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University The 2019 ... from February 13 th to 15 th. Coach Dr. Maurice Eastridge took eight students from Ohio State: Paul ... financials, and farm evaluation tools. The main contest took place at three area farms who graciously allowed ...

  5. Early-Spring Planted Forages for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/early-spring-planted-forages-dairy-farms

    Bill Weiss, Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... stage of maturity this summer (Table 1). Oats are commonly grown in Ohio and are better than barley ... Ohio produced yields from 2.5 to 4.6 tons/acre of DM in the first year and from 1.0 to 4.5 tons/acre in ...

  6. Assessing Winter Damage and Evaluating Alfalfa Stand Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/assessing-winter-damage-and-evaluating-alfalfa-stand

    Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University The winter of 2019 has been ... sleet, and ice. One constant for most areas of the state is that soils have remained wet and/or saturated ... begin once plants start to green up and produce 2 to 4 inches of growth.  One of the primary concerns is ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Mr. Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... Overall, current milk prices are not good, and producers will have to continue pinching pennies if they ... ingredients were appraised using the software program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State ...

  8. Considerations When Fat-Reduced Corn-Distillers Grain with Solubles Is Fed to Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/considerations-when-fat-reduced-corn-distillers

    Dr. Chanhee Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... distillers grains with solubles (RFDG; 5 to 8% fat on a DM basis) are another type of DG and produced by ... DG (e.g., milk fat depression) are assumed to be alleviated when RFDG are fed compared with DG. ...

  9. Dairy Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/dairy-cost-production

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The more things ... depreciation, and supplies.  How much potential- and realistic- savings are there for your farm?  We cannot cut ... comparing your farm to other Ohio farms are the benchmark reports included in the Ohio Dairy Enterprise ...

  10. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension Cold winter ... a couple of reasons. One is the fact that calves are born with only two to four percent of their body ... weight as fat. This means that if diets are not meeting maintenance needs, the calf can quickly burn up ...

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