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  1. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    analysis program for the first time.  In all, 20 farms, 19 conventionally and one organically managed, ... reinforce that the top third of dairy farms, while not exempt from financial challenges in down markets, on ... analysis to both evaluate the farm’s position and progress and to make informed management decisions.   We ...

  2. Ohio Dairy Challenge, November 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/ohio-dairy-challenge-november-2019

    management practices on a dairy farm and to interact with representatives in the dairy industry. The program ... participate in a meeting later in the evening with the contest judges to discuss observations on the farm. The ... on the farm include corn silage, alfalfa, and rye. There were 65 undergraduate students (18 teams; ...

  3. Winter Calf Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/winter-calf-management

    increase in energy to meet maintenance requirements. There are many different calf-feeding programs. With ... below the lower critical temperature of 50⁰F, calves need extra energy to stay warm. At times during ... and get chills at night. If you have a calf born premature, putting the jacket on at night and taking ...

  4. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    either splashed onto the surface of the plant while in the field or was picked up during harvest. On ... but generally by only a few percentage points. On the other hand, harvest practices and soil ... evaluated the composition of corn silage that was harvested after severe flooding caused by Hurricane Irene. ...

  5. 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

    (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 27 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, November 22, 2019. For ... program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University. The resulting analysis can be ... energy lactation (NE L, $/Mcal), metabolizable protein (MP, $/lb; MP is the sum of the digestible ...

  6. Change Your Employee Recruitment and Interview Mindset

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/change-your-employee-recruitment-and-interview

    has been completed, farm profitability often turns on how well a task was completed, the attention to ... Quoting that article, “farm managers have a tendency to place too much emphasis on someone’s work history ... and not enough emphasis on whether the person is the right fit for the farm.  Smart people with the ...

  7. Buckeyes Win National Dairy Judging Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/buckeyes-win-national-dairy-judging-contest

    year, we only “Won by One!”  In a moment prior to the contest on one of our farm workouts, the students ... Ms. Bonnie Ayars, Dairy Program Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... luck was once again on our side. We teamed up with a trip coordinated through New Generation Genetics ...

  8. Thanks to David Benfield- GEMS

    https://ati.osu.edu/newsletter/wednesday-wire/december-4-2019/thanks-david-benfield-gems

    that Dave Benfield asked me to accomplish was to initiate an electric fleet of vehicles on the Wooster ... improvements we have been able to reduce our carbon footprint on this campus removing 6 gasoline-fueled ... vehicles from our service fleet. On average our electric vehicles can run a full week on one charge. We ...

  9. Ohio State ATI Community Choir

    https://ati.osu.edu/newsletter/wednesday-wire/december-4-2019/ohio-state-ati-community-choir

    which we will be in league with Cru here on campus, spreading the gospel, but in this case the song. I’m ... also calling on any student or faculty member with a music background as far as piano skills, to be the ... accompanist. Anyone who would be interested in accompanying the choir on the piano please let me know. I really ...

  10. New from the Retention Task Force

    https://ati.osu.edu/newsletter/wednesday-wire/december-4-2019/new-from-the-retention-task-force

    dinner last month, students were asked to give feedback on their experience at Ohio State ATI. Students ... Retention Task Force is proud to recognize those at ATI that have made a positive impact on students and we ...

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