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  1. Dairy Margin Coverage 2023 Deadline Is Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/dairy-margin-coverage-2023-deadline-fast-approaching

    the DMC feed cost falls below the selected protection level of $4.00-9.50/cwt. Now is the time to ... well above $9.50/cwt, margins fell below the $9.50/cwt level in August to $8.08/cwt and in September ... much more reasonable, with the $9.50/cwt coverage level costing $0.15 per cwt. With the current ...

  2. Methane Mitigation Strategies for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/methane-mitigation-strategies-dairy-farms

    system: Forage production systems are highly variable and dependent upon farm conditions (e.g., soil type ... productivity have been inconsistent and are limited by cost because of the relatively high levels of inclusion ... prediction of CH4 production, and the possible existence of undesirable associations between CH4 production ...

  3. Nuisance Bird Economics, Prevention, and Control for Livestock Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/nuisance-bird-economics-prevention-and-control

    spread disease through droppings and pose health risks to livestock and humans. Feed loss ... excess of $8,000/year. Health losses and disease risk can increase this loss.       Health and disease ... cryptococcidia, and histoplamosis.  These diseases reduce cow health and intestinal health and increase risk of ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    protein and energy ingredients. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index ...

  5. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    test P exceeds the agronomic level of 50 ppm, there is increased  potential of P losses into streams ... Many dairy farms have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. When soil ... harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always guide what nutrients to apply and how ...

  6. Calendar of Events

    https://ohio4h.org/november-2022/calendar-events

    ($50 due with application). January 27 and 28, Young Agricultural Professionals Winter Leadership ... Experience (Sandusky) Ohio Farm Bureau members between the ages of 18 and 35 are eligible to enhance their ... recharge. The conference fee is $150, not including the cost of the hotel room, and participants must ...

  7. Gregg named recipient of 2022 Cultivator of Change award

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/gregg-named-recipient-2022-cultivator-change-award

    able to foster,” said Gregg. “This was a space where people didn't have to choose between their ... high school agriculture and was an adjunct faculty member in Illinois.  The Cultivating Change Summit ...

  8. Ohio State's AgOne program application is open

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/ohio-states-agone-program-application-open

    who are interested in identifying the next steps for themselves to level up their leadership. ... their skills to lead in a board setting.” The AgOne program is a collaboration between the College of ...

  9. Faces of Ohio 4-H — Shelley Metz

    https://ohio4h.org/november-2022/faces-ohio-4-h-%E2%80%94-shelley-metz

    from Fayette County. Metz was an active 4-H’er from elementary through high school and practiced her ... levels for the National Make It with Wool contest. During her final three years of 4-H, she took on ... and putting an outfit together. By high school, I knew fashion would ultimately become my career,” ...

  10. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    contamination of corn silage and high moisture corn with many nutritionists encouraging levels below 1 ppm in ... with DON levels as high as 17.9 ppm in one hybrid and 30.3 ppm in the other hybrid. Again, fungicide ... by at least 50%. The trial was then expanded the second year, which was a high disease pressure year ...

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