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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. 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 ...

  7. Legal strategies can keep farmland in the family

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/news/legal-strategies-can-keep-farmland-family

    Long-term care, divorce, and poor estate planning are a few of the risks to keeping farmland in ... the family, but legal strategies can reduce these risks.  Our new publication explains five strategies ...

  8. Pandemic prep needs ‘smart surveillance’ to predict viral spillovers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/pandemic-prep-needs-%E2%80%98smart-surveillance%E2%80%99-predict-viral-spillovers

    high-risk human-wildlife contact, on the front lines of disease emergence from the community to country ... threats – working across disciplines and administrative barriers at all levels to understand and address ... links between animal and human health and the environment.  Ohio State University virologist and ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Protecting the Farm from the Risk of Long-Term Care

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/blog/tue-11222022-1104am/protecting-farm-risk-long-term-care

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