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  1. Environmental Rules for Animal Agriculture- Who Are You Going to Call?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-4/environmental-rules-animal-agriculture-who-are-you

    environmental rules for CAFO to abide by the new Federal rules. The Ohio Legislature passed Bill 152 and it ... the words, "So who are you going to call, The Ghostbusters." Sometimes I think environmental ... place, at least I don't think so. But come to think about it, I really haven't given it much ...

  2. Insect Concerns for Late Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/insect-concerns-late-planting

    weeks during corn emergence we recommend to keep an eye out for any corn with leaf feeding or stem ... doing research to find new solutions for its control.  Soybean: As much soybean hasn’t been planted, ... With much of the state still yet to plant, growers should be keep a few insect pests in mind as ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-6/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    rations for net energy of lactation. Meanwhile, the markets are willing to pay you for using additional ... ethanol plants, combined with an exuberant interest from speculators, and have risen to heights ... phenomenal growth in ethanol production will require substantial and significant changes to the way that we ...

  4. What’s Limiting Soybean Yield?---Still Need Data From 185 Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/what%E2%80%99s-limiting-soybean-yield-still-need-data-185-fields

    data for any given cell in the columns shown on the Survey Form, leave them blank. We look forward to ... project, our objective is to WORK FOR YOU. Our goal is to use the data YOU supply to help YOU get soybean ... I ran this article last week.  Thank you to all who filled out the survey!  Our goal is to ...

  5. Economics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-5/economics

    StateUniversity Currently, feed costs account for close to 60% of milk revenues on the average Ohio farm.  The ... threshold for 3 months in a row.  Careful selection of feeds can help in these times of tight margins. Milk ... management of credit plays a key role in successful dairy businesses.  How much income do your cows have to ...

  6. Composition of Corn Silage Harvested in 2010

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-4/composition-corn-silage-harvested-2010

    compared to the 2009 crop (Table 1).  This likely reflects a higher ear to stalk ratio in the corn than for ... amount of rainfall, and to some extent the wide swings in temperature, the dry down of corn was very ... and field, from moderate to quite good based on rainfall and ridges versus valleys in fields. There ...

  7. Feed and Nutrient Pricing

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/feed-and-nutrient-pricing

    markets have been relatively flat for the last 6 months. Besides the usual seasonal trends for ... are great opportunities to reduce feeding costs through the judicious selection of ingredients to be ... compounded with substantial increases in cow productivity (lb/cow/day) have led to a 5.9% annual increase in ...

  8. Soil Health and Cover Crop Field Day

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-32/soil-health-and-cover-crop-field-day

    Mark your calendars for an excellent soil health and cover crop field day on October 24, 2016 from ... 10:00 AM to noon.  Dr. Steve Cullman will be speaking about soil health.  The latest method to seeding ... to six collar stage, much earlier than previous seeding methods.  The field day is sponsored by The ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    rations for degradable protein and effective NDF. Meanwhile, the markets are willing to pay you for using ... for the breakeven price. Nutrient prices can be used to calculate a benchmark for feed costs. All ... commodities lately. But, it is always good to periodically re-evaluate your purchasing strategy. To help you ...

  10. Dairy Enterprise Economics from Ohio Producers

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/dairy-enterprise-economics-ohio-producers

    a summary of Ohio data (from 10 to 16 farms per year) for the past 5 years. More complete details may be ... 5 yr average   783 1 Includes replacement costs and opportunity costs for home grown feeds (N = 10 to ... Mr. Don Breece, Farm Management Specialist, OSU Extension Center at Lima  For 12 years dairy farm ...

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