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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    predicted at $20.50/cwt, with protein and butterfat prices at $2.67/lb and $3.15/lb respectively. This ... the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and ...

  2. Testing for Nitrates

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/testing-nitrates

    and use the following equation: (test result x 120) / DM proportion, expressed as a decimal = ppm *If ... nitrate toxicity of animals. Conditions favorable to high nitrate concentration and feeding guidelines are ... (http://ohioline.osu.edu/as-fact/0003.html). Options for testing for nitrates are sending samples to feed analytical laboratories or using ...

  3. Precautions for Feeding Frosted and Drought-Stressed Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-5/precautions-feeding-frosted-and-drought-stressed

    Fertility can affect poisoning risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or in soils deficient in ... more risk. After frost damage, cyanide levels will likely be higher in fresh forage as compared with ... drought stress periods. Making hay does not reduce nitrate levels in the forage, but the hay can be tested ...

  4. DIBS

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/dibs

    Financial Management     Dairy Revenue Protection: A Risk Management Tool  (#45-20)   Financial Resources ... Cash is Short: The High Cost of Employee Turnover (DIB # 18-15; December 2015)   Non-Cash Compensation ...

  5. Use 2022 Profitability As a Catalyst for Retirement Savings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/use-2022-profitability-catalyst-retirement-savings

    retirement benefits is based on your 35 highest years of earnings. If you pay in at the minimum level, your ... social security retirement will be minimal. In high profitability years, managers should maximize the ... wages or profit that is subject to social security tax (to help with 35 high year average). According to ...

  6. Selenium Yeast for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-6/selenium-yeast-dairy-cattle

    supplemented with the maximum legal amount of Se (currently 0.3 ppm). The question is, "Should you use ... certain areas of Ohio, water can contain very high concentrations of sulfate. In an experiment conducted ... at OARDC, sulfate intake equivalent to drinking water with approximately 300 ppm sulfate-sulfur (900 ...

  7. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    cows, forage with NDFD levels of 50% are usually acceptable, and levels as low as 40% NDFD could ... having NDFD levels as low as 35 to 40% with high NDF levels are acceptable for dry cows or beef cattle ... should be harvested between 40 to 60 days (30 to 50 inches tall) for lactating dairy cows. Harvesting ...

  8. Farm Science Review

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/farm-science-review-be-held-september-16-18

    soil pit, riparian forests, dry hydrant and much more. The Gywnne also has an all-season log cabin ... displays. Meetings between Kottman and Maxon soon involved Ray Mattson of the Columbus Tractor Club, Thomas ...

  9. Northeast Ohio Regional Dairy Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-1/northeast-ohio-regional-dairy-conference

    educational portion of the Conference, a trade show of over 50 vendors will be present to update attendees ...

  10. New Nitrogen Recommendations Now Available

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-nitrogen-recommendations-now-available

    can use the high side of the rate range. If they are more willing to accept risk, they can use a lower ... system assumes the soil is a blank medium and devoid of natural nitrogen. We know that's not ... from the soil, but does that translate into higher nitrogen demand? Investigation of nitrogen rate ...

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