Assessing Wheat Crop Grain Versus Forage Economics
vulnerable to stresses by the weather and soil conditions during the winter and early spring. March is often ... were 2015 (67 bu/ac) and 2019 (56 bu/ac). According to Ohio Wheat Performance Test growing season ... and above average precipitation. High yields in 2016 (80 bu/ac) related to above average temperatures ...
USDA Dairy Report: March 2023
Margin Program, in January 2023, the spread between milk prices and feed costs ($7.94/cwt), narrowed ... pace, as represented in the table below. Restaurant Performance Index According to data from the ... Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) from the National Restaurant Association, product sales were strong in ...
Garden Tip and Tricks So In-Soil and Raised Beds Get A Good Start
plants grow the best between 4.5 to 8.0. Soil pH is important because how acidic or alkaline the soil is ... plastic on the ground and plant your plants through it just as long as they are planted into the soil. If ... you don't have healthy soil, try raised beds Raised beds are another alternative if you do not an ...
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JIT Inventory: Amazon-Yes, Dairy Producer-No
This land amount will vary based on soil quality, weather, forage yield, harvest and storage losses, ... milking cow. High production herds (100 lb milk/cow) will require 15% more land (1.7 to 2.3 acres/cow) ... These forages will have high sugar content and will replace corn silage with added ground corn. Plan for ...
Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices
prices are all lower for March than for January, contributing to a lower Cow-Jones Index in this issue. ... at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ...
Feeding for Milk Components
starch, such as high moisture corn, Increasing concentrations of high-quality undegradable protein, ... means reducing inclusion rate of distiller grains which are usually high in sulfur). During 2023, the ... Stevenson. 2021. Review: Perspective on high-performing dairy cows and herds. Animal 15 (Suppl 1); ...
Plan Now For Frost Seeding Renovation
fertility are important. A soil pH of 6.5 is desirable for legume plants. Critical or base level soil test ... hay field. It involves broadcasting seed on to the soil surface and letting natural freeze/thaw cycles ... work to increase seed to soil contact. Fields roughed up by livestock grazing and/or are overgrazed ...
Using Dairy Manure with Newly Planted Crops
did not produce reasonable ears of grain. Leaving manure on the soil surface will not capture as much ... the soil surface and keep it off the leaves of the wheat plants. ...
Spring Hayfield Scouting
stand. So be sure to get down to ground level when scouting and observe those alfalfa crowns to see if field ... yield potential is still at or near 100%. When a field falls between 40 and 55 stems per square foot, ...