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  1. Up for the Challenge – Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/challenge-%E2%80%93-dairy-challenge

    a visit to interview the owner and to observe the facilities for about two hours. Then the teams of ... Debbie Ayers; Kathy Davis; and Jesse Ayers. The family’s operation includes about 685 cows and 600 ... were on the Ohio State contest team, visiting the well-known River Ranch  farm with about 5,600 cows. ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    lactation (NE L) has increased by about 60% compared to March, it remains about a third lower than the ... detergent fiber (pe-NDF) decreased by about 10 and 20%, respectively, but both remain higher than the 5-year ... Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% ...

  3. Ohio State and Rutgers to Lead Household Food Waste Education Effort

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-and-rutgers-lead-household-food-waste-education-effort

    Ohio State University was selected to lead a $2.5 million U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded ... designed to meaningfully reduce the amount of food that is wasted in U.S. household. The effort is led by ...

  4. 2024 Dairy Hall of Service Recognition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/2024-dairy-hall-service-recognition

    Sires (Chair), National Association of Animal Breeders (Chair), U.S. Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding, ... profit margins’, it’s about empowering minds, fostering growth, and leaving a legacy that extends far ...

  5. Amy W. Ando

    https://aede.osu.edu/our-people/amy-w-ando

    expert advisory service to agencies and NGOs including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S ...

  6. Beat the Heat Before It's Late: Cooling Strategies for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/beat-heat-its-late-cooling-strategies-dairy-cattle

    a few hours (about 6 hours) over a few days to capture weather variations. This simple assessment can ... usually when the air temperature is about 72°F or when the Temperature-Humidity Index (THI) is above 65. ... offspring, including increased milk yield in their future lactations. Would you like more information about ...

  7. Feeding Roasted Soybeans to Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/feeding-roasted-soybeans-dairy-cattle

     These protein levels are expressed on an as-fed basis. Whole soybeans typically contain about 36 to 38% ... soybeans typically have similar levels of fat at about 20% (DM basis; 18% as-fed basis). However, the ... the current cost of production for soybeans is about $11.50/bu (60 bu/acre yield), the USDA forecast ...

  8. 4-H starts up a new career

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/features/4-h-starts-new-career

    county fair to competing in public safety speaking contests, but 4-H meant more to Graber: “The lessons ... time in 4-H and the lessons he learned about the complicated food supply chain.  In 2018, Graber was ... Fair. “Ohio 4-H’ers are passionate about countless personal, local, and global issues. I know if we ...

  9. New online database a "FRST" in fertilizer knowledge sharing

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-online-database-frst-in-fertilizer-knowledge-sharing

    is part of the team and is excited about the new online national soil fertility database and decision ... U.S. It indicates where there is no expected yield increase from fertilizer application,” said Rakkar. ... tool, said “We are extremely excited about the launch of this digital decision support tool. FRST was ...

  10. Spring planting delays may cause some farmers to make adjustments to improve yields

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/spring-planting-delays-may-cause-some-farmers-make-adjustments-improve-yields

    statistician of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, said in ...

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