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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. COVID-19 and Deer Hunting Pathogen Safety

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/covid-19-and-deer-hunting-pathogen-safety

    sites showed both SARS-CoV-2 RNA (Hale et al. 2022), and between 6– 40% of the deer had antibodies to ... hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer COVID-19 transmission to humans. Figure ... 1. Hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer transmitting COVID-19. Image by ...

  4. Colder Winter Requires More Heating Options for Livestock

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/colder-winter-requires-more-heating-options-livestock

    a common type of bedding material because it is cheap, but it is not absorbent. It is high in cellulose ... warm and especially when new life comes into the world. When you use heat lamps you are at risk for ... can increase the risk for a fire. It is recommended to follow all warnings that are listed on the ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Quality Assurance

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/quality-assurance

    Click here for more information about Quality Assurance.  Hamilton County QA Dates: All test out and ... County Deadline to Complete QA: May 12, 2023 Test Out February 8, 2023-  6:00 pm   12-14 year-old and ... 15-18 year-old 4-H members can test out of their annual quality assurance (QA) program. Youth ages 12-14 ...

  7. Science in 60 seconds helps Ohio State alum share knowledge on social media

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/science-in-60-seconds-helps-ohio-state-alum-share-knowledge-social-media

    popular questions like what’s the difference between baking powder and baking soda, and why does slicing ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Dealing with the risk of long-term care

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/news/dealing-risk-long-term-care

    care needs and risks in our newest publication, and offers legal strategies for protecting farm ...

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