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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    milk components prices can be used to calculate a benchmark for feed costs (nutrient costs, really) and ... (Table 1). Net energy lactation is currently at a record price, approaching $0.15/Mcal compared to a 10 ... name May 2006 March 2007 July 2007 Net energy for lactation- 3X (NRC, 2001; $/Mcal) 0.072 0.117 0.148 ...

  2. Combine Adjustments for 2015 Soybean Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-29/combine-adjustments-2015-soybean-harvest

    will be important for the 2015 soybean harvest to minimize loss and bean damage.  Proper combine ... focus  for combine operators in 2015  should be ground speed and combine header settings to keep crop ... of the first items for the season is to review the owner’s manual and/or consult your local combine ...

  3. Weather outlook for March to May calls for near normal temperatures.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-05/weather-outlook-march-may-calls-near-normal-temperatures

    normal precipitation. Temperatures across Ohio for winter will end averaging 3 to 9 degrees below normal ... calls for below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation. The outlook for March to May calls ... for below normal temperatures to relax to near normal. Precipitation will be near normal. The big ...

  4. Solar Energy in Agriculture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/solar-energy-agriculture

    Ohio 44820. This version will Cost $5 For Lunch and Handouts but does not have a round table. To ... Many farmers consider investing in on-farm solar energy systems to stabilize energy input costs.  ... emissions, and reduced future energy costs. Energy inputs are important to agriculture, with energy-related ...

  5. Topdressing Wheat with Liquid Swine Manure

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-05/topdressing-wheat-liquid-swine-manure

    portion is readily available for plant growth. The organic nitrogen portion takes considerably longer to ... Research on applying liquid livestock manure as a spring top-dress fertilizer to wheat has been ... ongoing in Ohio for several years. There is usually a window of time, typically around the last week of ...

  6. Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs on the Move into Homes and Buildings

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-33/brown-marmorated-stink-bugs-move-homes-and-buildings

    for brown marmorated stink bugs to do except get ready for winter.  The “marmies” prefer to spend the ... them in the freezer for a day or so to kill them.  You can also vacuum them and toss them outside (do ... winter in homes or buildings, where they tend to be insulated from the cold temperatures.  They ...

  7. This Week’s Weather

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-11/week%E2%80%99s-weather

    for the week of May 4- May 11 calls for temperatures to return to normal or slightly above after the ... start and warmer and drier than normal to finish but the threat for freezes appears to have passed. ... A large storm system will bring widespread rainfall to the eastern corn and soybean areas ...

  8. Fall Weather Outlook

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-30/fall-weather-outlook

    parts of the state where it was below normal. The outlook is for the warmer than normal weather to end ... 30s for low temperatures but frost does not appear to be a concern. The outlook remains unchanged into ... October for anything significant related to freezes. ...

  9. SHOULD I USE BST OR GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS? WHETHER OR NOT I USE GENETIC ENGINEERING, HOW WILL IT AFFECT FARMING AND THE DAIRY INDUSTRY?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-8/should-i-use-bst-or-genetically-engineered-crops

    resistant to a specific boring insect have been available for several years. However, the most dramatic ... to give more milk, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and has now been ... adopted my many American dairymen. It is not permitted in Canada. Corn seeds genetically modified to be ...

  10. Soybean Inputs- Focus on Payback- Bowling Green

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/soybean-inputs-focus-payback-bowling-green

    Program Will Include: University Research Results: Seeding Rate Studies: Seed Treatment Analysis: Fungicide Tests: Variety Selection: Soil Fertility Maintenance: Foliar Products: Weed Resistance And More! CCA Credits available Soybean ...

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