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  1. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/economic-assistance-available-dairy-farms

    appointment.  Two funding sources are being used for this program, CFAP ($9.5 billion), and CCC, the Commodity ... Credit Corporation, ($6.5 billion). The sources and uses are being tracked separately by FSA, but the ...

  2. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    source of minerals. Several commercial forms of organic trace minerals are available, but they almost ... pasture is an excellent source of vitamin E, and sun exposure allows the cow to make vitamin D. For ...

  3. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds (2016 through 2019)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds-2016-through-2019

    milk, especially for the individual farmer, because the income of the dairy farm depends on this source ...

  4. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/update-oardc-feed-energy-equation

    estimates of starch digestibility for major starch sources are in Table 1. For feeds not shown, assume ... published sources. Table 1. Average starch digestibility for major starch sources. 1 Feed Starch ...

  5. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    a heating unit and a fan. Like a microwave, they need to be plugged into a power source to work. They ... approximately $350 to $400, depending upon the model and need for a scale, from many sources, including NASCO. ... the tube (a description of this method is available in an article at ...

  6. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/turbulence-dairy-industry

    the demand and price for soybean meal as an alternative protein source. These trends are already been ... have minimum effect on feed cost. In addition to soybean meal, be observant to other sources of protein ...

  7. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    source adapted to our region. Planting “common” seed (variety not stated) usually proves to be a very ...

  8. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    poor belt life can be expected. If the gauge hits the bottom of the pulley, it is worn out. Source ...

  9. Consider Dietary Changes to Take Advantage of High Milk Protein Price

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/consider-dietary-changes-take-advantage-high-milk

    cow with little effect on feed costs. Feeding a proven source of rumen-protected methionine (RP-met) ... acid profile will likely be more costly. Several different sources of supplemental fat are available ... Federal Order 33. Data Source: USDA AMS Federal Milk Marketing Order 33 How long will milk protein be ...

  10. Change Your Employee Recruitment and Interview Mindset

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/change-your-employee-recruitment-and-interview

    technicians, and ag lenders.  Also, contacts with educational institutions are sources of potential farm ... job description. Job descriptions guide the interviewing and hiring process.  Specific information ... included in a job description includes a job title, a short summary of the major job responsibilities, the ...

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