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  1. Soybean Meal- They're Not All the Same

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/soybean-meal-theyre-not-all-same

    soybean products. Soybeans contain about 40% protein and 20% fat [dry matter (DM) basis]. Soybean meal has ... is very through in removing most all of the fat (about 1.5 to 3.0 % fat remains). The hull of the ... separated (sold as a separate commodity), then the meal contains about 48% crude protein (about 54% CP, DM ...

  2. Dairy Quality Assurance: Past, Present, and "Oh!", What A Future!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-4/dairy-quality-assurance-past-present-and-oh-what

    Increasing consumer expectations in reality are about the only way that an informed society can practically ... understanding of what quality assurance programs are all about. In response to marketplace demands, both the ... increased needs and demands of the consuming public as well as providing producers the best possible ...

  3. Update on Pricing Standing Corn for Silage Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-5/update-pricing-standing-corn-silage-harvest

    publication "Farm Custom Rates Paid in Ohio, 2002", and Purdue Extension's "Indiana Custom ... concerns about a different method of harvest (chopping vs. combining) and the potential impacts on the ... costs typically range from $3 to $4 per ton. On average, about 10% of the material put into a silo is ...

  4. Make Plans to Attend the Annual Buckeye Shepherds Symposium

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/make-plans-attend-annual-buckeye-shepherds-symposium

    information about the 2015 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium including a complete agenda for Saturday’s program, ...

  5. Testing for Nitrates

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

    considering using grain corn for forage. With the dry conditions, concerns have arisen about the potential for ... a representative sample of corn plants into very small pieces and mix Weigh about 20 grams of the chopped corn ... silage and add 100 ml of distilled water Let the mix stand for about 10 minutes, shake vigorously, and ...

  6. Safety Training

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-3/safety-training

    County What do you tell your new employees about safety? The old timers I have talked to say that their ... no time to do it? How about, I was smart enough to still have all my fingers so you should be too! ... sliding off came the hay about two tiers at a time and I rode it down to the ground. Wheee! I did not even ...

  7. High Quality Corn Silage: A Gift That Keeps Giving

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-6/high-quality-corn-silage-gift-keeps-giving

    IVNDFD.  In that study, prefresh cows (starting 3 weeks before calving) were fed diets with about 47% corn ... After calving, cows were kept on the same hybrid treatments but diets changed to about 40% corn silage, ... cows were fed different corn silages).  Milk yields were about 7 lb/day greater for the first 3 weeks ...

  8. Enjoy Outdoor Cooking Safely

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/enjoy-outdoor-cooking-safely

    One of my favorite things about summer is eating outside.  Really, not just on a picnic table, but ...

  9. Students Excelled at the 2015 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-5/students-excelled-2015-ohio-dairy-challenge

    began in 2004 with about 800 cows and is currently at about 2360 cows. Cows are milked 3 times-a-day in ... contest started by the students and the judges spending about two hours at the farm on Friday afternoon, ... undergraduate teams spent about four hours reviewing their notes and farm records to provide a summary of the ...

  10. Ohio Dairy Industry Forum (ODIF) Hosts Trade Discussion

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-2/ohio-dairy-industry-forum-odif-hosts-trade-discussion

    the US are allowed for use in dairy cattle in Canada. Concern was raised that if this disallowing of ... US is classified as "non-quota" milk in Canada, and is therefore, not regulated by their ...

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