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  1. Is Your Herd Positioned for Profit?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-4/your-herd-positioned-profit

    University Extension   Auglaize County Is Your Herd Positioned for Profit?  John M. Smith  OSU Extension, ... at their operations. A total effort must be made to reduce costs and improve profits. Herds that ... high quality. It is very expensive to upgrade poor forages with other feeds. 2. Clean, Fresh Water ...

  2. Manure Science Review

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/manure-science-review

    Wooster. Topics will include feeding practices to reduce nutrients in manure, air quality, public ... issues. For more information, contact John Smith at (419) 738-2219 or Mary Wicks at (330) 202-3533 or go ... to http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/ocamm. Dairy Leaders Honor Ohio's World Championship Industry ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-1/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    very highly priced, exceeding 11¢/Mcal compared to a 10-year average of about 7¢/Mcal. Importantly, ... nutritionists when balancing dairy rations. In Tables 2 and 3, we report the results for 27 feed commodities ... actually underpriced compared to other commodities. There are still feeds available at a relative bargain ...

  4. Resources

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources

    sufficient supply available for all of the livestock on the farm. Management of facilities, herd health, the ... financial aspects, etc. are all very important for optimizing animal well-being and farm profitability. ... Management of the feeding program is a daily function and is a major contributor to the performance of the ...

  5. Preventing Sprain/Strain Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/february-2016/injury-prevention/preventing-sprainstrain-injuries

    and tear on the body. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, sprain/strain injuries account for ... be here.  Due to the physical nature of agricultural tasks, there can be a tremendous amount of wear ... punishment. It is important to understand the difference between these injuries and consider how to prevent ...

  6. Reducing Winter Work Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2015/injury-prevention/reducing-winter-work-injuries

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator Winter is around the corner and the day to day ... matter what the conditions are outside, there is still work to be done around the farm such as feeding ... tempting to “tough it out” or “work through it”, prolonged exposure to cold, wet, and windy conditions, can ...

  7. Awards to Animal Sciences Personnel During the Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/awards-animal-sciences-personnel-during-annual

    Land O'Lakes, Purina Feed LLC for the Graduate Student Poster Contest in Dairy Production, 4) ... place recognition for outstanding Graduate Student Presentation in Dairy Production by the National Milk ... Producers Federation, 5) Laurie was also awarded the second place recognition for the Graduate Student ...

  8. New OSU Dairy Resources Brochure Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/new-osu-dairy-resources-brochure-available

    brochure, " Resources for Ohio's Dairy Industry " provides links to available expertise. ... begin to describe the wide-ranging expertise available through OSU faculty and staff located on the ...

  9. Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Farms- The Basics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/ammonia-emissions-dairy-farms-basics

    approximately meet their requirements for protein, about 33% of the N consumed will be secreted in milk and ... retained by the cow (for example, by a growing fetus) and 67% will be excreted in urine and feces. The ... proportion of dietary N used for productive purposes (milk secretion and body retention) is reduced when cows ...

  10. Health and Animal Well-Being

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

    ethical obligations for dairy animal well-being.  The goal of the Principles and Guidelines is to protect ... consumer trust and confidence in the dairy industry by demonstrating dairy producers’ commitment to animal ...

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