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  1. Controlling Feed Cost: What to do when the protein market goes ballistic?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/controlling-feed-cost-what-do-when-protein-market

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University When it rains, it pours! Just when we thought that feed prices had reached their peaks in late summer, news of a short U. S. soybean crop reached trading markets, resulting in skyro ...

  2. Futures Market Offers 'Premiums' to Cash: What you need to know?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/futures-market-offers-premiums-cash-what-you-need

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, Ohio State University, Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen In this offering for the Buckeye Dairy News, I am going to take a departure from the traditional policy and price outlook to show you ...

  3. The 2003 Tax Legislation- How much will it affect your dairy business and your family?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/2003-tax-legislation-how-much-will-it-affect-your

    Mr. David Miller, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension  The Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 contains provisions for reducing capital gains rates, reducing the rates for taxation of dividends, widening the 10% t ...

  4. Selenium Yeast for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/selenium-yeast-dairy-cattle

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Ohio State University A few months ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of selenium (Se) yeast for dairy and beef animals. Prior to this approval, sodium selenite and sodium selenate were ...

  5. Robotic Milking: Are we there yet?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/robotic-milking-are-we-there-yet

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University Imagine this: you get up in the morning and the cows are already milked. In fact, the cows milked themselves and they routinely do this three times a day. You no longer have to deal ...

  6. On-Farm Assessment & Environmental Review (OFAER) Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/farm-assessment-environmental-review-ofaer-program

    Mr. David White, Ohio Livestock Coalition and Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Ohio State University The goals of the pro-active OFAER program are to promote environmental stewardship, minimize livestock impact on watersheds, improve the ...

  7. 2003 Dairy Farm Price and Marketing Management Practices Survey- Your help is needed!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/2003-dairy-farm-price-and-marketing-management

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Specialist and Mr. David Miller, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Please be on the lookout for this survey that will arrive in the mailboxes of most Ohio Grade A milk producers in late December. Many ...

  8. Milking Machines and Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-1/milking-machines-and-milk-quality

    Dr. Kent Hoblet, Chair and Dairy Extension Veterinarian, Ohio State University Machine milking involves a complex physical interaction between mechanical equipment and living tissue. Moreover, this activity occurs two or three times daily for 300 or more ...

  9. Timing Your FY-2004 Milk Income Loss Contract Payments: What you need to know!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-1/timing-your-fy-2004-milk-income-loss-contract

    Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen We are now fully four months into the fiscal year 2004 Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) program payments. For the first three of these months, milk prices were high enough to send the MILC payment rate i ...

  10. Fast Changing Feed Markets Bring Opportunities

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-1/fast-changing-feed-markets-bring-opportunities

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University The abrupt swing in the protein market, compounded with the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) case in Washington, has brought substantial changes in commodity prices. In these ...

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