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  1. Forage Harvest Guidelines

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/forage-harvest-guidelines

    limited, practice a first made, first to be fed management Sometimes concern is expressed about the ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Does TMR Sampling Provide Useful Nutrient Composition Data?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-5/does-tmr-sampling-provide-useful-nutrient

    a field study (conducted by The Ohio State University) of commercial dairy farms across the U.S., sampling ... But, what about means of duplicate samples? Taking 2 TMR samples and averaging them greatly improved ... the accuracy for NDF. The mean of duplicates were accurate 75% of the time and only about 1 out of 12 ...

  6. TRAINING DAIRY FARM WORKERS

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-1/training-dairy-farm-workers

    don't have time to prepare" or "I know this job so well I don't need to think about how ... the difference between good enough and excellent? Who will notice or care about how well a job is ... co-workers. 2. TELL the learner about each step or part of the task. 3. SHOW the learner how to do each step. ...

  7. Milk and Dairy Product Production Climbs- What's Down the Road for Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/milk-and-dairy-product-production-climbs-whats-down

    'publications'. Butter Market The CME butter market has followed a different path, peaking only recently at ... 2005, this gives us a price of $14.37 to $14.47/cwt and for 2006 a range of $14.01 to $14.10/cwt. It ... Ohio Dairy Web 2004, and click on Cam's Price Outlook. Charts 1, 2, and 3. Total U.S. butter and ...

  8. Health and Animal Well-Being

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-5/health-and-animal-well-being

    University Learn about the National Johne’s Disease Demonstration Herd Project and the findings so far. ...

  9. Pricing Standing Corn for Silage Harvest- 2011

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-4/pricing-standing-corn-silage-harvest-2011

    worth $6 per bushel, then the standing corn for silage would be worth about $42 per ton before the cost ... concentrations.  If actual dry matter was 30%, then the value is about $34/ton (i.e., 30/35 = 0.85 x $40/ton). Corn ... chopped at more than about 38% DM or less than about 30% DM may not ferment properly and can be ...

  10. 2015 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-3/2015-tri-state-dairy-nutrition-conference

    The Ohio State University The 2015 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference was very successful with about ...

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