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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

    Going   Errors of up to 25% are common on some farms. This is not only expensive, but can be very ... wasteful. A mixer with a scale can be one of your best management tools. Many farms have a 10-15% feed ...

  2. Application DEADLINE: Graduate Student Research Opportunities in Tanzania

    https://ipa.osu.edu/events/application-deadline-graduate-student-research-opportunities-tanzania

    Application DEADLINE: Graduate Student Research Opportunities in Tanzania Please see the Summer ...

  3. February Newsletter

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/february-newsletter

    e-mail to johnson.7087@osu.edu with the subject line “Unsubscribe.” CFAES provides research and related ...

  4. iAGRI Project Awarded $4 million in funding from USAID

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/iagri-project-awarded-4-million-funding-usaid

    The Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI) received an additional $4 million in early ... international collaborative research between faculty at Ohio State, other U.S. land-grant university partners, ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences,The Ohio State University ... Prices of nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, September 20, 2016. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the ... breakeven (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 27 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, September ...

  6. Dietary Phosphorus: Economics vs. Environment

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-2/dietary-phosphorus-economics-vs-environment

    efficiently and correctly, options must be considered to reduce manure P at the farm level.  An obvious option ... reduce P excretion by the replacement animals on the farm.  Scientists at the University of Wisconsin ... farm.  A diet with 0.43% P could reduce feed costs compared to a diet with 0.40% P if the extra P came ...

  7. Feed Sorting and Acidosis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/feed-sorting-and-acidosis

    a semi-regular schedule, recent research that is interesting (at least to us) and may have direct application to ... dairy farms will be reviewed for the Buckeye Dairy News.  The three abstracts discussed below were ...

  8. Free Stall Bedding Options: Important considerations from the cow's perspective

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-1/free-stall-bedding-options-important-considerations

    performance of cows, and ultimately profit of the farm. While use of free stalls may be greatly influenced by ... 2002). On average, 92% of cows on farms using mattresses had skin lesions on the hock, while only 24% of ... cows on farms using sand bedding had lesions (Weary and Taszkun, 2000). Cows kept on solid rubber mats ...

  9. Costs and Returns on Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/costs-and-returns-ohio-dairy-farms

    negative on the typical Ohio dairy farm. However, 2008 stands out as a stark exception. With the mailbox ...

  10. Now that the Forages are Harvested

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-7/now-forages-are-harvested

    the quantity of forage available on the farm (supply) and determine tons needed until next harvest ...

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