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  1. Rations for Good Rumen Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-3/rations-good-rumen-health

    called rumination). Dairy cows spend about 10 hours/day chewing. Besides being the major source of ... closely approximate the ADF to NDF ratio of alfalfa (about 30:40) than corn silage (28% ADF and 51% NDF) ... feed grain about four times per day if there is a lot of rapidly degradable starch (e.g., finely ground ...

  2. Netting success: Video series shows how to get started in fish farming

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/netting-success-video-series-shows-how-get

    aquaculture and wanting to know more about what fish farming entails and how one can get started or expand ... the fish consumed globally. Ohio currently has about 200 registered fish farmers, according to a 2010 ...

  3. North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-3/north-american-intercollegiate-dairy-challenge

    colleges across the U.S. and Canada attended this educational event. These students are training for ...

  4. 2005 Average Milk Production for Ohio Dairy Herds by Breed

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/2005-average-milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds-breed

    of breeds. Information about the programs provided by the DHI Cooperative, Inc. in Ohio is provided ...

  5. Corn Silage Harvest Timing

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-timing

    silage that is slightly too wet. So if you are uncertain about the DM content, it is usually better to ... used to roughly predict the proper time to chop corn silage. How to Sample Fields Collect about ... kernel milk-line) for conventional tower or bunker silos. Full dent stage happens about 40 days after ...

  6. Busted: rbST Milk Myth Machine is Revealed

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/busted-rbst-milk-myth-machine-revealed

    headlines of most major newspapers and magazines, the U.S. consumer is against the use of biotechnology in ... produce about three times as much milk as she would naturally." You may want to reflect on this the ...

  7. Information on the Environmental Protection Agency Air Quality Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-3/information-environmental-protection-agency-air

    something to say about the price charged for your next custom farming job. Custom farming rates have changed ... of 2003 averaged around $1.10/gallon, while today's diesel prices for farm usage are about ... having second thoughts about raising those rates, you might want to consider adding a "fuel ...

  8. 2009 Ohio Dairy Challenge Contest – Even Larger Than Last Year’s Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-11-issue-5/2009-ohio-dairy-challenge-contest-%E2%80%93-even-larger-last

    partnership was formed in 2009 between the Ertl and Harper families. The herd consists of about 550 cows of ... 3x per day. The contest started by the students and the judges spending about two hours at the farm ... facility.  During Thursday evening, the teams spent about four hours reviewing their notes and farm records ...

  9. Weebles Wobble

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-1/weebles-wobble

    basis, an important one.  We are not just talking about dairy farm businesses in an abstract sense.  We ... are talking about people, families, lives.  People who have committed to building or carrying on ... and families.  So why talk about it?  Because it does involve people and what they have worked hard to ...

  10. Roundup Ready Alfalfa Available for Planting in 2011

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-1/roundup-ready-alfalfa-available-planting-2011

    January, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the deregulation of Roundup Ready alfalfa after a 46 ... month environmental impact assessment process. The ruling means that U.S. farmers are free to proceed ...

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