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  1. Dairy Cash Flow Assistance UPDATED: CFAP 2 Program Application Open Through December 11, 2020, EIDL Still Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-5/dairy-cash-flow-assistance-updated-cfap-2-program

    predicted production from September through December 2020. Predicted production will be equal to the daily ... production are not eligible. Work with your local FSA office for guidance as details continue to be addressed ...

  2. Rory Lewandowski Retirement

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/rory-lewandowski-retirement

    Extension Educator and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA), Rory focused much of his teaching on forages, pesticide ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Cost of Production Records: The First Key to Marketing Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-6/cost-production-records-first-key-marketing

    not commingle costs from other farming operations such as crop or forage production, heifer raising, ... Ernie Oelker   Trumbull County, Extension Agent Total economic cost of production is a very ... knowing your costs of production, there is no way you can answer this question: What is a good milk price? ...

  6. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    producers rely on rye or small grains to provide late spring and early summer forages. The wet spring ... delayed harvest on many farms, turning what usually is a good quality forage into lower quality ‘heifer ... feed’. This double whammy will put significant pressure on forage inventories and especially high quality ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Managing for High Quality Stored Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/managing-high-quality-stored-forage

    for each one dollar invested in sealing a bunker silo. In a dry hay production system, forage baled ... Extension The forage harvest season is well underway, starting several weeks ago with some of the small ... grains, particularly cereal rye, and progressing into our more traditional forage legumes or legume/grass ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Success of the 2018 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/success-2018-tri-state-dairy-nutrition-conference

    exhibitors. The pre-conference workshop on dairy nutrition software was well attended, and there were ... Conference to be held April 22-24. A feed sampling workshop in conjunction with the Association of American ... pre-conference symposium on April 23. Mark your calendars for plans to attend an excellent program and make sure ...

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