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  1. Ohio's Dairy Industry is Turning it Around

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-11/ohios-dairy-industry-turning-it-around

    this association to set the agenda for the dairy industry in Ohio, as opposed to being told what the ... forty stood-up to show their commitment to establishing a new association of progressive dairy producers ... in Ohio. The problem of a declining dairy industry is not new to Ohio. To address the issue, the ...

  2. Feed and Nutrient Pricing

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/feed-and-nutrient-pricing

    side, there were concerns for the cottonseed and its by-products from damages caused by Katrina. So far, ... there has been no measurable effect. Milk prices still are amazingly resilient to substantial increases ... experiencing strong returns in milk production. This should make for a nice Christmas among our family of dairy ...

  3. Risk Factors for Early Lactation Diseases

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/risk-factors-early-lactation-diseases

    focusing the control efforts on the agent is usually not enough. For effective mastitis control, we need to ... factors that are often interrelated work together in a complex network to impact the occurrence of ... a disease. These factors are called determinants of a disease or simply risk factors for a disease. They can ...

  4. Warning Labels and Equipment Manuals can Help Reduce Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2016/injury-prevention/warning-labels-and-equipment-manuals-can-help

    a section dedicated to safe operation and a review of the warning labels. Manufacturers use these items to ... equipment manual can be great tools for refreshing our memory of the hazards associated with the equipment. ... together or move passed each other to create a cut. Cut points happen when a single edge moves rapidly and ...

  5. Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-11-issue-2/management

    may be costing you up to $1.80/cwt of milk produced.  Find out how you can implement your own welfare ... reform program in your herd. Managing Debt to Preserve Future Profitability Dianne Shoemaker, Extension ... Dairy Specialist, OSU-Extension shoemaker.3@osu.edu Controlling costs has been the front-line attack for ...

  6. Wet Conditions Increase the Chances for Pesticide-Contaminated Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-4/wet-conditions-increase-chances-pesticide

    been banned for approximately 30 years. Therefore, they should not present a risk of actionable ... weather. By understanding the conditions that contribute to the contamination of forages, the likelihood of ... an expensive incident can be reduced. Organochlorine pesticides were the first formulations to ...

  7. Is your Emergency Action Plan up to Date?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/february-2016/emergency-management/your-emergency-action-plan-date

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator As we continue to plan for busy spring season, ... it is a great time to establish or review Emergency Action Plans. Whether it’s a structure fire, ... traumatic farm injury, or natural disaster being prepared can help reduce the potential for loss of life or ...

  8. Nutrient Prices- Seasonal Increases, High Returns

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/nutrient-prices-seasonal-increases-high-returns

    developed by Dr. Bill Weiss at O.A.R.D.C. in Wooster and are probably the best break-even figures to use for ... Federal Order 33 for the month preceding each column. The cost of providing the nutrients to support this ... changed little since November (Table 1). The average cost of energy is slightly higher due to the seasonal ...

  9. Cost of Nutrients and Benchmarks of Profitability for Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    average US corn yield this year?  Is China buying corn?  Can Brazil compensate for the US acreage ... and oilseeds markets in the next year.  Because of the uncertainty, be prepared for very volatile ... a historical perspective.  Some, however, were inexpensive relative to other feeds.  As usual, SESAME TM ...

  10. Appointment of Laurie Winkelman

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-5/appointment-laurie-winkelman

    writer for Hoard's Dairyman, and she helped to develop the dairy youth ethics publication "The ... for adults and youth. Laurie is originally from Watertown, WI and received B.S. degrees in dairy ... Sciences at Ohio State University. In addition to growing up on a dairy farm, she brings a tremendous ...

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