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  1. Roseler and Weiss Inducted into the Ohio State Dairy Hall of Service

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/roseler-and-weiss-inducted-ohio-state-dairy-hall

    farm. He is one of the rare faculty members who is equally an expert when walking on a dairy farm as ... advice to dairy farmers. Dwight also is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Animal Sciences at ... Directors for the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference, served as a speaker in courses and seminars for ...

  2. Heat Stress in 2021: Will it be Intense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/heat-stress-2021-will-it-be-intense

    the Climate Prediction Center call for an elevated probability of above average temperatures in Ohio ... flow rates to keep your cows cool this year. Also, work with your nutritionist to make plans for ration ...

  3. Ohio State Students Take First Place at the 2021 North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/ohio-state-students-take-first-place-2021-north

    following day. The students present their findings to a panel of judges consisting of individuals from the ...

  4. USDA Projects Dairy Production to 2030

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/usda-projects-dairy-production-2030

    report: USDA Agricultural Projections to 2030.  These long-term projections include several assumptions ... related to the Farm Bill, macroeconomic conditions, farm policy, and trade agreements. While long ... feed prices in 2021. With slow milk production growth in 2022 and an increase in demand as the economy ...

  5. Multi State Dairy Beef Program Being Offered

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/multi-state-dairy-beef-program-being-offered

    a surplus of heifers to enter the herd. In an effort to manage heifer numbers and add value to bull calves, ... steers have been an important part of the beef supply chain for some time. This program will cover ... Chip Kemp, Director of Industry Services at the American Simmental Association. Chip will be discussing ...

  6. Ventilation System Maintenance Is Critical to Keeping Cows Comfortable

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/ventilation-system-maintenance-critical-keeping-cows

    not lasting as long as they should, which is a sign of greater problems occurring. Recording air ... these values in your logbook so that you can find changes in fan performance. Lower air velocity is ... mph, which can be measured with an anemometer with little additional cooling effect found from air ...

  7. Forage Planting – How to Do It Well

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/forage-planting-%E2%80%93-how-do-it-well

    average precipitation in April and May. Planting opportunities will likely be few and short. An ... plant, will help improve chances for successful forage establishment. Check now to make sure soil pH and ... apply lime now and delay establishing alfalfa until late summer (plant an annual grass forage in the ...

  8. Beef Sire Selection for the Dairy Herd

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/beef-sire-selection-dairy-herd

    the dairy farm. By some estimates, fed cattle that include dairy genetics make up something in the ... making beef cattle sire decisions for the dairy herd. Al covered Expected Progeny Differences (EPD’s) and ...

  9. Gearing Up for Spring Planting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/gearing-spring-planting

    done. Then ask the question, “What can I do NOW that will make that first planting day go smoothly?” ... Below are some examples of preparations to do now: Make sure your fuel supply is full and fill the tanks ... through the tough choices you might have to make between competing activities. Think through contingency ...

  10. Considering Corn Silage Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/considering-corn-silage-cost-production

    reported an average yield of 18.8 ton/acre, but yields ranged from 10 to 25 ton/acre. Yields directly ... Business Analysis program, we do an enterprise analysis for the dairy, and most farms also complete ... conditions, which explains much of the typical range of yields. On an annual basis, yield per acre ranged from ...

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