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  1. Milk Quality Workshop on December 6, 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/milk-quality-workshop-december-6-2019

    Wayne County Extension/Agriculture and Natural Resources is presenting the Milk Quality Workshop ... on Friday, December 6, 2019.  For more information, please click on this Milk Quality Workshop link. ...

  2. Making High Quality Baleage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/making-high-quality-baleage

    proper fermentation, baleage production is not recommended Wait for the forage to dry down further before ... disappeared due to winter kill and small grains matured before we could make hay. Making the forages that you ... have at the highest quality possible will be key. One way to maintain forage quality with small dry ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    predicting that the lower than average forage quality will probably hamper milk production, and the Class III ... drive milk prices even further. Lastly, although USDA projects total milk production for 2019 to be ... about the same or slightly higher than 2018, this may not be true given the 2019 forage crisis. I am ...

  4. Consider Dietary Changes to Take Advantage of High Milk Protein Price

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/consider-dietary-changes-take-advantage-high-milk

    adequate forage and fiber (i.e., does not cause ruminal acidosis), increasing starch concentration about ... worth about $0.19/cow.  The cost of the RP-met product needs to be deducted from that return to ... product needs to be considered. Because of the high value of milk protein, increased emphasis should be ...

  5. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/turbulence-dairy-industry

    on the dairy product side. On Friday, March 27, prices for all market classes fell for dairy products ... production and others are closing. This is having a gusty impact on the availability and price of distillers ...

  6. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science and Dr. ... dairy producers are facing a critical forage shortage to feed their herds. Forage stands were damaged ... forage stands, with the warmer summer weather coming on. We should wait until August to establish ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    reflective of the quality of forage harvested last year, as well as the increased cost of several high ...

  8. Assessing Winter Damage and Evaluating Alfalfa Stand Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/assessing-winter-damage-and-evaluating-alfalfa-stand

    Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County and Mark Sulc, Extension Forage Specialist, ... significant winter injury. Forage growers should plan to spend time assessing winter damage and evaluating the ... health of their forage stands, particularly alfalfa stands. Assessment and stand health evaluation can ...

  9. 2013 Forage Production School

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/2013-forage-production-school

    State University Ohio State University Extension will be presenting a workshop on forage production and ... speakers.  Forage production topics include updates on forage genetics, forage fertilization and optimal ... utilization this coming January and February.  The course is geared toward both forage  and livestock ...

  10. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    BMR hybrids yield or forage quality, but a few products did consistently lower DON concentrations. ... the R1 treatment timing.  Milk production was the same among treatments, but feeding the corn with ... quality of the grain and forage.  Over the last two years, Wisconsin has been working to better understand ...

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