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  1. Dairy Commodity and Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-4/dairy-commodity-and-milk-price-outlook

    Dr. Cameron S. Thraen, Associate Professor and OSUE State Dairy Markets and Policy Specialist, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, The Ohio State University What is ahead for the markets? How much safety in the Margin Prot ...

  2. 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program Decision Time-Clock Winding Down

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-4/2016-dairy-margin-protection-program-decision-time

    Ms. Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension We are nearly to the final quarter of the first year of the Dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP).   Instituted as part of the 2014 Farm Bill, the MPP replaced the ...

  3. New Master in Animal Sciences Graduate Degree

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-4/new-master-animal-sciences-graduate-degree

    Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University The Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University is offering a new Master in Animal Sciences graduate degree. This p ...

  4. You Input Is Vital: Dairy Farmers Needs Survey

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-4/you-input-vital-dairy-farmers-needs-survey

    Mr. Jason Hartschuh, Crawford County Extension Educator, The Ohio State University Extension The OSU Extension Dairy Working Group is comprised of County Extension Educators, University Professors, and OARDC Research Scientists working together to bring t ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University The Ugly Side: Milk Prices As I write this column in late November, the class III futures have just closed at $15.33 for November, $14.6 ...

  6. Farm Transition Considerations: Working with an Attorney

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-5/farm-transition-considerations-working-attorney

    Dr. Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, ANR,Tuscarawas County, The Ohio State University Questions and issues from families about transferring their farm businesses to the next generation often arise. Most farm business transfers will involve a group of exp ...

  7. Managing the Work Schedule for Personnel in Large Dairy Herds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-5/managing-work-schedule-personnel-large-dairy-herds

    Dr. Gustavo M. Schuenemann and Dr. Jeffrey D. Workman, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University The biggest challenge for modern dairy owners and managers often does not directly involve the herd or the farm, it is people!  ...

  8. Silage Pile Management and Safety

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-5/silage-pile-management-and-safety

    Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, The Ohio State University Silage management can be discussed from two perspectives, one being how to manage the removal of silage from the silo to maintain silage quality and promote animal intake an ...

  9. Calf Behavior and Bedding Materials

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-5/calf-behavior-and-bedding-materials

    Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, The Ohio State University Young dairy calves spend a lot of their day lying down.  Research from the University of Guelph indicates that calves from 10 days of age to 4 weeks can average 20.6 hr/day ...

  10. Easily Collect and Manage Calving Records in Real-Time

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-5/easily-collect-and-manage-calving-records-real-time

    Dr. Gustavo M. Schuenemann, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University A comprehensive calving management program involves many components, but one of the most important aspects for decision-making is valid and reliable record ...

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