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  1. The Importance of Knowing Dry Matter Concentration When Buying (or Selling) Feeds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-1/importance-knowing-dry-matter-concentration-when

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University If your cows are stranded in the middle of a desert, water may indeed be priceless; however, in most of the U.S., the water contained in feed has essentially no economic v ...

  2. Compost Bedded Pack Dairy Barns in Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-1/compost-bedded-pack-dairy-barns-ohio

    Dr. Lingying Zhao, Extension Dairy Veterinarian, Ms. Amanda Douridas, and Ms. Mary Wicks, Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University Most Ohio dairy operations use liquid manure systems, which require careful m ...

  3. Market and Policy Watch 2013

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-2/market-and-policy-watch-2013

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, State Extension Specialist, Dairy Markets and Policy, The Ohio State University By now, it is well known that a new farm bill was not signed into law, and many of the dairy provisions of the 2008 farm bill where extended through Septem ...

  4. The Costs of Nutrients and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-2/costs-nutrients-and-comparison-feedstuffs-prices

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University As I write this column in late March, it is snowing in central Ohio and the Midwest is once again under a blanket of snow.  That’s good ...

  5. The Dairy NRC 2001 Lives On

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-2/dairy-nrc-2001-lives

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University Many people still use the 2001 National Research Council (NRC) computer model to evaluate diets for dairy cattle; however, the original version will not work on new 64 bit ...

  6. New Animal Disease Traceability Rule Announced by USDA

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-2/new-animal-disease-traceability-rule-announced-usda

    Ms. Peggy Hall, Agriculture and Resource Law Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension A new rule establishing general regulations for improving the traceability of U.S. livestock moving between states became final on December 20, 2012 and became ef ...

  7. The Importance of Knowing Dry Matter Concentration When Buying (or Selling) Feeds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-2/importance-knowing-dry-matter-concentration-when

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University A new article has been published as a Dairy Issues Briefs (DIBS # 28-13) titled “The Importance of Knowing Dry Matter Concentration When Buying (or Selling) Feeds”. It can ...

  8. Market and Policy Watch June- August 2013

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-3/market-and-policy-watch-june-august-2013

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, State Extension Specialist, Dairy Markets and Policy, The Ohio State University In mid-May, the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry passed a Farm Bill with a 15-5 vote.  The full bill moved to the Senate floor ...

  9. The Costs of Nutrients and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-3/costs-nutrients-and-comparison-feedstuffs-prices

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Until the crops are in, feed markets will be highly reactive to Chinese buying rumors, dry or rainy spells, phases of the moon...  This ...

  10. Release of Columbo Dairy Software

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-3/release-columbo-dairy-software

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Columbo is computer software that calculates the optimal forage sampling program in dairy herds. Based on 12 inputs, such as herd size a ...

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