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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-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    software program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University. The resulting analysis ... 2020. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on March 26, 2020 are ... April Frye White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ...

  2. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    Veterinarian, The Ohio State University Extension Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on ... tried and true disinfection protocols, we can all stay healthy.  One big difference is that instead of ... disinfecting our boots, we need to disinfect all surfaces around us and all our employees touch. This may also ...

  3. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

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    that may be economical for feeding (see Table 3 in April’s article in this issue of BDN). As storms ... The Ohio State University Spring is underway, and thus, we expect it to be windy. However, the ... price today is $2.02/gal, which is $0.67 less than one year ago, $0.43 less than a month ago, and $0.11 ...

  4. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

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    Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension Establishing ... complicated, or they may use terms, words, and expressions that are not understood. Sometimes protocols don’t ... effective protocols.Take a team approach. Team members can include industry professionals/consultants, as ...

  5. Holmes County 4-H COVID-19 Updates

    https://holmes.osu.edu/news/office-temporarily-closed

    https://holmes.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/covid-19-updates ...

  6. Establishing New Forage Stands

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    Science, The Ohio State University Early spring provides one of the two preferred times to seed perennial ... April in southern Ohio and by the first of May in northern Ohio. Timely April planting gives forage ... developed by early summer when conditions often turn dry and hot. Later plantings also yield less, so if ...

  7. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/update-oardc-feed-energy-equation

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio ... lactation (NEL) values is based on equations developed at OARDC in 1984 and 1992. Minor adjustments have ... the equation is summative, an equation component for one nutrient can be changed without affecting the ...

  8. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator, Crawford County, Ohio State University Extension Spring is in ... cool. While an inefficient system may not create problems now, it is wasting energy, and by summer, it ... to help determine why your fan may not be producing enough air velocity. This can be used to help ...

  9. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    County; and  Dr. Mark Sulc, OSU Extension Forage Specialist, The Ohio State University Stored forage is an ... leaves may shatter, a few juicy stems remain. 15-20% Swath-made hay fractures easily, snaps easily when ... determining forage moisture, so it can’t be pooh-poohed and written off. However, for those who may want more ...

  10. COVID-19 Updates: Ho. Co. 4-H

    https://holmes.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/covid-19-updates

    Zoom Video Recording- Holmes Co. 4-H Updates Highlights: April and May Quality Assurance trainings ... through May 15, 2020   3/20/2020- Letter Update 3/19/2020 Zoom Video Recording Holmes Co. 4-H Updates ... order will be placed when bookstore re-opens (tbd). Club forms due by April 1, now May 1.  April QA will ...

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