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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    its NE L and MP contents. Appendix For those of you who use the 5-nutrient group values (i.e., replace ... butterfat climbing toward $2/lb ($1.95/lb in April). The Class III future for May is $18.93/cwt, followed by ... a decrease to $17.63/cwt in June. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the ...

  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

    cows during the transition period. It can even cause challenges for calves before and after birth. In ... occurs at 80°F and 90% relative humidity (RH) or 85°F and 60% RH. Low end mild heat stress results in ... over 5 to 10% of your herd exceeds 105°F, your herd is in the emergency level of heat stress and ...

  3. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds (2016 through 2020)

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    The Ohio State University It is always important to monitor the yield of milk and the composition of ... 3.46   2019 10 19,989 4.24 3.52   2020 15 21,162 4.22 3.46 Guernsey 2016 6 17,606 4.73 3.41   2017 ... 44 17,438 5.04 3.65   2019 37 17,673 4.88 3.64   2020 50 18,164 4.93 3.64 Mixed 2016 24 23,481 3.90 ...

  4. 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

    University and from allied industries. Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge The 2021 Midwest Regional Dairy ... nature of the program, the structure was changed whereby it was held February 16 through March 2. Dr. ... cancelled. With the ongoing pandemic, the 2021 National NAIDC program was held virtually during April 14-16 ...

  5. Considering Corn Silage Cost of Production

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

    enterprise analysis of their crop enterprises. Let’s take a closer look at corn silage production for the ... 11 to 28 ton/acre in 2017, 17 to 28 ton/acre in 2018, and 10 to 25 ton/acre in 2019. While some corn ... of raising a ton of corn silage, like the cost of producing a hundredweight of milk, varies across ...

  6. 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

    University. The 2021 inductees were recognized on April 22 at the Department of Animal Sciences ‘Celebration ... The Ohio State University, retired in January, 2021 after 33 years of being on the faculty. He grew up ... a speaker at 22 of the 29 annual conferences, contributing to its growth from a regional to a national and ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    its NE L and MP contents. Appendix For those of you who use the 5-nutrient group values (i.e., replace ... March is $16.18/cwt, followed by an increase to $17.20/cwt in April. Nutrient prices It can be helpful ... average ($0.08/Mcal) and about 50% of the price reported in January ($0.10/Mcal). The price of MP is ...

  8. 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

    accompanying article on preparing now for planting, along with the following 10 steps to follow on the day you ... (https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages). Forages are more productive where soil pH is above 6.0, but for alfalfa, it should be 6.5 – 6.8. ... other soils. If seedings are to include alfalfa and soil pH is not at least 6.5, it would be best to ...

  9. Gearing Up for Spring Planting

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

    first day of planting forages. What will you do the day you plant? It might even help jog your thoughts ... it to be spread as soon as the field is fit (hopefully you pulled a soil sample last fall, and if ... companion crops you will use) and have it on the farm, if not done already. Buy inoculant if seed is not ...

  10. USDA Projects Dairy Production to 2030

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

    https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/outlooks/100526/oce-2021-1.pdf?v=3513.2. The following paragraphs and figure are taken from the report. Milk production is projected to rise at ... a compound annual growth rate of 1.1% over the next 10 years, reaching 248 billion pounds in 2030. With slow ... continue to grow over the next 10 years, with the largest increases being in exports of products with high ...

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