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  1. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    Shoemaker at shoemaker.3@osu.edu or 330-533-5538 to talk about the options. You can download the complete ... Dianne Shoemaker, Field Specialist, Dairy Production Economics, Ohio State University Extension ... 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary at http://farmprofitability.osu.edu Table 2. Mideast Marketing Area, ...

  2. Change Your Employee Recruitment and Interview Mindset

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/change-your-employee-recruitment-and-interview

    Rory Lewandowski, Agriculture Extension Educator, Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension ... outward focus is about developing relationships with persons, organizations, and institutions that could ... person.  Inward recruitment focus is about building a reputation as a great place to work.  If someone were ...

  3. Milk Quality Workshop on December 6, 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/milk-quality-workshop-december-6-2019

    Wayne County Extension/Agriculture and Natural Resources is presenting the Milk Quality Workshop ...

  4. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio ... average, cool season grasses, such as orchardgrass or fescue, harvested as hay or silage have about 7 to 9% ... Normal corn silage has about 5% ash, but some samples from flooded corn had concentrations exceeding 20%. ...

  5. Buckeyes Win National Dairy Judging Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/buckeyes-win-national-dairy-judging-contest

    University It has been widely publicized that our OSU Dairy Judging Team earned the National Title at World ... were talking about visiting Switzerland and seeing Brown Swiss cows in their original setting.  I ...

  6. Winter Calf Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/winter-calf-management

    Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator, Crawford County, Ohio State University Extension Winter ... shivering, they are burning precious energy. A newborn calf has about 18 hours of brown adipose tissue ...

  7. Ohio Dairy Challenge, November 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/ohio-dairy-challenge-november-2019

    about 1200 cows, and the cows are milked 2 times-a-day in a double 16 parallel parlor. The forages grown ... judges spending about two hours at the farm on Friday afternoon, interviewing the owner and examining the ... held on Saturday, November 2 at the Fawcett Center on the OSU Columbus campus. The top team consisted ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    $17.82/cwt, respectively. The Class III component price for September closed about $0.80/cwt higher at ... about the same or slightly higher than 2018, this may not be true given the 2019 forage crisis. I am ... feeding cows ($6.00/cow/day) has also gone up about $0.40/cow/day since the last issue (September ...

  9. NEW RELEASE: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/new-release-15-measures-dairy-farm-competitiveness

    Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, ... a group of Extension personnel at Ohio State published the first copy of the 15 Measures of Dairy Farm ... period, the average milk yield per cow in Ohio has increased about 5,600 lb, yet the rate of return has ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    respectively. The Class III component price for July closed about $1.40/cwt higher at $17.55/cwt and was similar ... and have reduced total milk production about 2% compared to 2018. However, exports are down about 2%, ... price for the 2019 growing year: $48.26/ton (35% dry matter). This price is about 8% higher than the ...

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