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  1. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-7/milk-price-outlook

    Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Extension Specialist The May Basic Formula Price (BFP) plunged to $10.88, down $1.13 from the April BFP. This BFP will place average pay prices for Ohio milk producers in the low $12 per cwt. range. The BFP drop was considerably m ...

  2. 15- Measures of Competitiveness

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-8/15-measures-competitiveness

    Ernest Oelker, Agriculture Agent This month: Total feed costs per hundredweight (cwt.) of milk sold Competitive Level: Less than $6.00 per cwt. of milk sold  (May range from below $5.00 to around $8.00, depending on feed prices) Calculation: Total cost of ...

  3. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-8/milk-price-outlook

    Cam Thraen, Agricultural Economist  The announced Basic Formula Price (BFP) for June is $ 13.10 per cwt. for milk testing 3.5 percent butterfat. This price is up $2.22 over the May price and $2.36 higher than June 1997. The adjustment to the M/W base mont ...

  4. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-9/milk-price-outlook

    Cam Thraen, Agricultural Economist The announced Basic Formula Price (BFP) for July is $14.77 per cwt. for milk testing 3.5 percent butterfat. This price is up $1.67 over the July price and $3.91 higher than July 1997. The current butterfat differential f ...

  5. Tunnel Ventilation- Fad or Fan?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-9/tunnel-ventilation-fad-or-fan

    Richard Stowell   Extension Agricultural Engineer I have received numerous questions from dairy producers this year about tunnel ventilating freestall barns. Unfortunately, very little information is available on system and cow performance with these syst ...

  6. Milk Price Inversion in Ohio Federal Milk Marketing Orders

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-10/milk-price-inversion-ohio-federal-milk-marketing

    Cameron Thraen   Dairy Economist, OSUE   Agricultural, Environmental & Development Economics Consider the following set of events. You open up the envelope from your favorite milk buyer expecting to find a price per hundredweight of $14.77 plus some a ...

  7. 15 Measures of Competitiveness

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-11/15-measures-competitiveness

    You see mission statements everywhere these days. Is it just the current "thing" to do or is it an important tool for your business. Of course, I'm going to say it is an important tool! But why It is critical for the long-term success of yo ...

  8. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-11/milk-price-outlook

    The announced Basic Formula Price (BFP) for the month is $16.04 per cwt. for milk testing 3.5 percent butterfat. This price is up $0.94 over the last month price and $3.21 higher than a year earlier. The current butterfat differential for is 27.3 cents. A ...

  9. Ohio's Dairy Industry is Turning it Around

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-11/ohios-dairy-industry-turning-it-around

    Out of forty producers who attended a mini conference on the future of the dairy industry in Ohio, forty stood-up to show their commitment to establishing a new association of progressive dairy producers in Ohio. The problem of a declining dairy industry ...

  10. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-12/milk-price-outlook

    Cameron Thraen, Dairy Economist The announced Basic Formula Price (BFP) for the month is $16.84 per cwt. for milk testing 3.5 percent butterfat. This price is up to $0.80 over the last month price and $3.88 higher than a year earlier. With weakening butte ...

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