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  1. Free-stall Stocking Density Affects Productivity

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-2/free-stall-stocking-density-affects-productivity

    Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County, The Ohio State University Extension I was recently asked about the effect of stocking density in a freestall barn on dairy cow productivity.  The incentive to utilize a stocking density above 100% (more t ...

  2. Comparison of Profitability Among Ohio Dairy Farms Based on 2013 Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-2/comparison-profitability-among-ohio-dairy-farms

    Sarah Finney, Animal Sciences Student and Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Profitability of dairy farms is often considered the difference between the milk price and the cost of produc ...

  3. Dairy Youth Program Updates

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-2/dairy-youth-program-updates

    Ms. Bonnie Ayars, Dairy Judging Teams Coach and Extension Youth Specialist, The Ohio State University Spring Dairy Expo March Madness is a term we use to refer to basketball, but those of in the dairy industry could also use it to explain the 3 very full ...

  4. U.S. Dairy Markets and Policy Update

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-3/us-dairy-markets-and-policy-update

    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 Policy Update: Dairy Producer Margin Protection Program (DPMPP) B ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University The Good Side: Milk Prices As I write this column in late June, the Class III futures have just closed at $21.36/cwt for June and $21.72 ...

  6. Managing Dairy Cows During Heat Stress

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-3/managing-dairy-cows-during-heat-stress

    Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County, The Ohio State University Extension I like summer.  I enjoy those sunny, 80oF plus days.  A dairy cow has a completely different perspective.   Most of our dairy cows prefer cooler temperatures.  At a tem ...

  7. Milk Production for Ohio Dairy Herds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-3/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds

    Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University It is always important to monitor the yield of milk and the composition of milk, especially for the individual farmer, because the income of the dairy ...

  8. Dairy Youth Program Updates

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-3/dairy-youth-program-updates

    Ms. Bonnie Ayars, Dairy Judging Teams Coach and Extension Youth Specialist, The Ohio State University Dairy Quiz Bowl What is the major buffer for maintaining optimum rumen pH? A clever dairy quiz bowl participant presses the buzzer, is recognized by the ...

  9. European Dairy Industry Study Abroad

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-3/european-dairy-industry-study-abroad

    Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University This marked the third year for the OSU Dairy Industry Study Abroad. The two previous trips (2007 and 2011) were taken in June at the end of the Spring ...

  10. U.S. Dairy Markets and Policy Update

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-4/us-dairy-markets-and-policy-update

    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 Policy Update: Margin Protection Program (MPP) On August 28, 2014 ...

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