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  1. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    disease potential are all reasons to be concerned about the effects of heat stress on dairy cattle. When ... people.  Depending upon their level of production, temperatures as low as 65 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit can ... 6 lb/head/day can be expected and under moderate to severe heat stress, a decline of about 9 lb/head/day is ...

  2. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    people walking around moving equipment. First be sure everyone is aware of the additional equipment ... tractor overturns account for an average of 130 deaths per year in the U.S., with 80% of overturns ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    protein (MP) has decreased by about 13%, alongside a slight increase in the price of net energy for ... lactation (NE L). The current price of NE L and MP are about 75 and 12% higher than the 5-year averages ... ($0.08/Mcal and $0.41/lb, respectively), and physically effective neutral detergent fiber (pe-NDF) is about 5% ...

  4. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    have shown us that later planted corn may be at the greatest risk to losses from tar spot. One of the ... studies has been R1, which is from the point when silks emerge until they become dry about 10 days later. ...

  5. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    vigorous regrowth the following spring. Remember that hay crops will remove about 50 lb of K 2 O and 12 lb ...

  6. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils. Check herbicide history of field. A summary table of herbicide ... persistent, and from our trials, the savings in seed cost is lost within the first year or two through lower ...

  7. Tenth Anniversary of Dairy Palooza

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/tenth-anniversary-dairy-palooza

    project. Evidently, our sponsors believed too, as their response was equally as strong in their commitment. ... Although our surroundings are somewhat rustic and possibly lack some technology, we delivered on our ... promise of “making the best better” for this special anniversary. Our purple color reflected that of ...

  8. Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute: Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/food-and-agricultural-policy-research-institute

    Missouri recently released its latest U.S. Agricultural Markets Outlook.  The full report is available ... and demand.  International demand for U.S. dairy products is expected to remain positive.    While the ... What are they able to tell you about input price projections? Keep your lender informed of your ...

  9. Bring on the Heat

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/bring-heat

    University Extension With warm weather on the forecast, it is time to start thinking about heat stress and ... its impacts on your dairy cattle. Just as we have our comfortable temperatures in which we keep our ... feel the effects of the heat. But what are these effects that we’re concerned about when temperature ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    current price of net energy for lactation (NE L) and metabolizable protein (MP) are about 61 and 30% ... detergent fiber (pe-NDF) is about 18% higher than the 5-year average ($0.09/lb). These nutrient costs are ... To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows ...

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