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  1. Make Plans for Immediate Forage Needs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-4/make-plans-immediate-forage-needs

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University With the drought in 2012 in many areas, forage supply at this point is very limited. Quality also was an issue in many situations, especially with ...

  2. An Investment to Build Upon: New “Dairy Freestall Housing and Equipment” Handbook Released

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-4/investment-build-upon-new-%E2%80%9Cdairy-freestall-housing

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Field Specialist, Dairy Production Economics, Ohio State University Extension Thirty-five dollars.  That would buy a summer’s worth of my favorite ice cream treats at the Dalton Dari-ette, or about 9 lb of peanut butter M&Ms.  S ...

  3. Protecting Income Over Feed Cost Margin on U.S. Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-5/protecting-income-over-feed-cost-margin-us-dairy

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, State Extension Specialist, Dairy Markets and Policy, John Newton, Ph.D. candidate, The Ohio State University, and Dr. Marin Bozic, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota Introduction The goal of ...

  4. The Costs of Nutrients and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-5/costs-nutrients-and-comparison-feedstuffs-prices

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University A good portion of the corn harvested for silage in Ohio has now been chopped and ensiled.  Early reports are that both yields and qualit ...

  5. Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Problems Developing in Ohio – What Dairy Producers Need to Know

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-5/glyphosate-resistant-palmer-amaranth-problems

    Dr. Mark Loux, Extension Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University We have plenty of glyphosate-resistant weed populations in Ohio.  Resistance currently is known to occur in four weed species here – marestail (hor ...

  6. The Land of “MILC and Honey”- Dairy Policy Watch 2013

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-5/land-%E2%80%9Cmilc-and-honey%E2%80%9D-dairy-policy-watch-2013

    John Newton, Ph.D. Candidate, The Ohio State University, and Dr. Cameron Thraen, State Extension Specialist, Dairy Markets and Policy Key Finding: The choice for dairy safety-net can be a win-win for all. Offering farmers a choice between an expanded Milk ...

  7. 2013 Forage Production School

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/2013-forage-production-school

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Ohio State University Extension will be presenting a workshop on forage production and utilization this coming January and February.  The co ...

  8. Improving Neighbor Relations in the Face of Palmer Amaranth, a New Weed with New Challenges

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/improving-neighbor-relations-face-palmer-amaranth

    Jason Hartschuh, Crawford County OSU Extension ANR Program Coordinator, The Ohio State University The agronomic crops team has been working to educate farmers about the different weeds in the Amaranth (pig weed) family. Some people may ask, “Why the focus ...

  9. Cereal Rye – A Cover Crop with Feed Value?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/cereal-rye-%E2%80%93-cover-crop-feed-value

    Eric Richer, Extension Educator in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Fulton County, Ohio State University Extension In recent years, rye (Secale cereale L.), also known as cereal rye or winter rye, has been planted by producers as an entry level or “user ...

  10. The Dairy Industry in Colombia

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/dairy-industry-colombia

    Ginna Carolina Reyes, Department of Animal Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia and Visiting Student, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Colombia is located in the northwest part of South America, and it has an area of 440.831 ...

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