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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    to maintain profitable margins for many producers. The Good Side: Nutrient Prices All is not doom and ... the dietary energy required to produce milk is currently very inexpensive.  For MP, its current price ... Using these nutrient costs, we can estimate how much it should cost on an average to feed for a certain ...

  2. The Dairy NRC 2001 Lives On

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-2/dairy-nrc-2001-lives

    still use the 2001 National Research Council (NRC) computer model to evaluate diets for dairy cattle; ... passage rate for dry forage also had an error that resulted in a 10 to 15% underestimation of the rate.  ... previous version for this revised program to run.  ...

  3. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-11/milk-price-outlook

    prices for November provide an indication that the November BFP to be announced December 4th will be ... The announced Basic Formula Price (BFP) for the month is $16.04 per cwt. for milk testing 3.5 ... The current butterfat differential for is 27.3 cents. A year earlier the butterfat differential was ...

  4. Are Ohio Dairy Farmers Satisfied With Local Suppliers?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/are-ohio-dairy-farmers-satisfied-local-suppliers

    Northwest region of the state. As dairy herds move from one area to another, it may take time for suppliers ... a farmer moves to a new region, they might be without some of the inputs they used to take for granted. ... According to the survey, this may be the case for the Northwest region of the state. The survey also states ...

  5. Getting that Last Cutting of Alfalf

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalf

    for alfalfa to not be cut during the 5 to 6 week period before a killing frost. During this critical ... occurs when temperatures drop to 25 o F or less for several hours. So the period from mid-September ... Dr. Mark Sulc, Forage Specialist, Ohio State University   Early September is ideal for taking that ...

  6. 2006 Inductions to Dairy Science Hall of Service

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/2006-inductions-dairy-science-hall-service

    to inspire and motivate others for the improvement of the dairy industry. The annual induction occurs ... have made major contributions to Ohio's dairy industry- our THANKS to them for their many years of ... Hall of Service was initiated in 1952 to recognize worthy men and women who have made a substantial and ...

  7. A Few Tactical Changes to Improve Your Bottom-Line

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-1/few-tactical-changes-improve-your-bottom-line

    Either BST is profitable for you, or else it is not. If it is, then use it to its fullest. You ... and the costs incurred to produce that milk are all as important as milk price in the determination of ... net farm income. So, what are some of the things that you can do to improve your bottom line during ...

  8. Drought-Stressed Corn for Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/drought-stressed-corn-silage

    inventory on many dairy farms. In addition, corn plants are becoming stunted and grain yields are likely to ... be poor. Low forage inventory and the desire to salvage some value from corn fields means that much ... of the drought-stressed corn in the state will be chopped for silage. Drought-stressed corn silage ...

  9. Wanted: Excellent Ohio Dairy Farms for 2010 Farm Financial Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-1/wanted-excellent-ohio-dairy-farms-2010-farm

    some useful information from other states that dairy under similar conditions to Ohio. FINBIN data for ... http://www.finbin.umn.edu/             We invite and encourage you to participate in Ohio’s dairy summary for 2010.  This is ... production per cwt, feed cost per cwt, and net farm income per cow.  These are important numbers for every ...

  10. Compare Your Dairy Farm With NY Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-4-issue-1/compare-your-dairy-farm-ny-dairy-farms

    operator in 1998 jumped to an all time high of $55,000. 1999 was also a very good year for many milk ... and financial records contains much information of interest to progressive Ohio milk producers. The NY ... New York dairy farm businesses. Labor and management income per operator measures the return to one ...

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