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  1. Cost of Nutrients and Benchmarks of Profitability for Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    generally brings substantial changes in the relative price of feedstuffs. With a few exceptions, this year ... effective NDF. Therefore, as a general rule, it is currently wise to reduce the safety margins of dairy ... into three groups: bargains, at breakeven, and overpriced. If all the ingredients in your rations are ...

  2. Making Corn Silage in Drought Conditions

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/making-corn-silage-drought-conditions

    concentration of sugars because the plant is not depositing starch into the kernels.  High sugar concentrations ... digestibility.  Generally a theoretical length of cut (TLC) of about ½ inch is acceptable (longer with kernel ...

  3. Dairy Market Watch, July 2012

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/dairy-market-watch-july-2012

    The number of milk cows added to the US herd has been generally positive over the past two years, ... expansion was stopped in its tracks as we moved into the summer months.  With an estimated 9.241 million ... should see milk prices firm into the $18 to $20/cwt range by September. Chart 1. US milk cows and milk ...

  4. TRAINING NEW EMPLOYEES FOR PRODUCTIVITY AND LONGEVITY ON YOUR FARM

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-8/training-new-employees-productivity-and-longevity

    to do a job and keeping them motivated and effective. Orientation Generally, dairy farm managers take ... operation and become assimilated into the social structure of the workplace. The overall goal is to help new ... acceptance  A. Ease the employee=s entry into the work group.  B. Assure proper orientation to the management ...

  5. Tunnel Ventilation- Fad or Fan?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-9/tunnel-ventilation-fad-or-fan

    summertime use in renovated tiestall (generally bank) barns. The following summarizes my observations from ... a product of the desired velocity and the barns cross-section area [Qfans = v x Ac]. Generally, new systems ...

  6. New 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/new-15-measures-dairy-farm-competitiveness-available

    Measures. The 15 measures fall into 10 broad areas, which together provide a good view of the ... readily available on most farms. We also suggest changes to help a dairy operation move into the desirable ...

  7. Dairy Commodity and Milk Price Outlook for April – June 2015

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-2/dairy-commodity-and-milk-price-outlook-april-%E2%80%93-june

    $1.55/lb; butter price, after shooting into orbit, rising from $1.40/lb mid 2013 to peak at $2.85/lb in mid ... All U.S. agricultural products flowing into export markets are just that much more costly to the ... appears to be near its bottom at $7.50/cwt.  Based on futures market prices and projections into 2015, ...

  8. Annual Banquet for the Buckeye Dairy Club and the Department of Animal Sciences

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-2/annual-banquet-buckeye-dairy-club-and-department

    dairy leaders into the Dairy Science Hall of Service. The scholarship winners were: AGS- Clair Jones ... (Columbus, OH) into the Dairy Science Hall of Service. These three men have made major contributions to ...

  9. Annual Banquet for the Buckeye Dairy Club and the Department of Animal Sciences

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-3/annual-banquet-buckeye-dairy-club-and-department

    dairy leaders into the Dairy Science Hall of Service. The scholarship winners were: AGS- Clair Jones ... into the Dairy Science Hall of Service. Lewis has made major contributions to Ohio’s dairy industry ...

  10. 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

    Sciences (MS) in that research is not required and it is a non-thesis program. Acceptance into the program ... Students accepted into the program must complete a minimum of 35 credit hours, complete a final exam in the ...

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