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  1. Freezing and Canning Workshop

    https://greene.osu.edu/events/freezing-and-canning-workshop

    bounty by learning more about home-preserving fruits and vegetables. Now they can, by attending ...

  2. Small Grains Field Day

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-3/small-grains-field-day

    demonstrations about small grains as cover crops, alternative forages, and how they fit into row cropping ...

  3. How the Weather and Feed Shrink Affect Your Bottom Line

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-3/how-weather-and-feed-shrink-affect-your-bottom-line

    we think about minimizing feed shrink, we typically focus on forage shrink and forget how quickly ... feeding a silage-based ration, feed cost will increase by about $0.60/cow/day. If these losses could be ... or minus 10 lb, even if they count by fives. The accuracy error is typically about 1%, but varies ...

  4. Austin Ayars Memorial Scholarship Launched

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-3/austin-ayars-memorial-scholarship-launched

    at Der Dutchman in Plain City on April 22. About Austin Ayars Dr. Austin T. Ayars grew up on ...

  5. Environmental Stewardship- Minimizing Risk and Being Prepared

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/environmental-stewardship-minimizing-risk-and-being

    risks-it's just a factor of life. Yet, a general mindset seems to have settled among us that we demand ...

  6. Viable Alternatives for Animal Protein Feeds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/viable-alternatives-animal-protein-feeds

    risks in the event that additional cases of BSE exist in the US, the FDA has proposed prohibiting the ...

  7. Economics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-5/economics

    Competitiveness gives guidance about competitive levels and what to do if you are asking your cows to do too much. ...

  8. Making Corn Silage in Drought Conditions

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/making-corn-silage-drought-conditions

    shrink by 2 percentage units has a value of about $2/ton. Homolactic inoculants (these are the ... digestibility.  Generally a theoretical length of cut (TLC) of about ½ inch is acceptable (longer with kernel ...

  9. The Costs of Nutrients and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-1/costs-nutrients-and-comparison-feedstuffs-prices

    of about 10¢/Mcal, NEL is still a highly priced nutrient  For MP, its current price (41.2¢/lb) is ... 6-year average (-9¢/lb).  Meanwhile, unit costs of e-NDF are historically high, being priced at about ...

  10. The Costs of Nutrients and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-5/costs-nutrients-and-comparison-feedstuffs-prices

    about 10¢/Mcal, NEL is still a highly priced nutrient at 17.9¢/Mcal.  This is important because a cow ... unit costs of e-NDF are about at their historical average, being priced at 1.5¢/lb compared to the ...

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