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  1. Ohio Dairy Challenge, November 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/ohio-dairy-challenge-november-2019

    management practices on a dairy farm and to interact with representatives in the dairy industry. The program ... participate in a meeting later in the evening with the contest judges to discuss observations on the farm. The ...

  2. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    analysis program for the first time.  In all, 20 farms, 19 conventionally and one organically managed ... Table 1. Selected factors from 2018 Ohio Dairy Farm Business Summary for the 19 conventionally managed ... analysis to both evaluate the farm’s position and progress and to make informed management decisions.   We ...

  3. Buckeyes Win National Dairy Judging Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/buckeyes-win-national-dairy-judging-contest

    students. You may have worked with them, seen them managing the parlor at the Ohio State Fair and Spring ...

  4. NEW RELEASE: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/new-release-15-measures-dairy-farm-competitiveness

    and milk prices create many challenges for dairy farm families, thus management of key financial ... up-to-date information on dairy farm financial management and to address other key issues of management on ... Statement Management team agrees on why they are in business Written mission statement 13 Maintain Family’s ...

  5. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    toxicity is possible with all summer annual grasses and management steps should be taken to reduce that ... is still the top choice for an annual forage in terms of overall greatest dry matter (DM) yield and ... nutritive value compared with the other summer annual options. Even if planted so late as to prevent grain ...

  6. Addressing 2019 Agricultural Challenges-or- Dealing with the Impacts: Q&As for a Weird Weather Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/addressing-2019-agricultural-challenges-or-dealing

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension To ... Cover crops on prevented plant acres Cover crop selection and management Livestock and forages Manure ... management Agronomic crops Farm stress New Q&As and webinars are added as needs are identified.  Have ...

  7. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    forage yields and quality have been compromised for 2019. Thus, management strategies on the farm need to ... and manage low inventories of forage, but those with variable composition should be fed in low ... Management of these aspects of feeding dairy cows will hopefully assist in your weathering of the 2019 forage ...

  8. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    analysis results can serve to guide future applications. Annual manure sampling across manure types will ... has a very good publication entitled “Manure Sampling for Nutrient Management Planning” that provides ... results. It is available online at https://extension.psu.edu/programs/nutrient-management/educational ...

  9. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    or R1 and the performance of Holstein cows compared to untreated corn. They used best management ...

  10. Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/midwest-regional-dairy-challenge

    their farms to be used as models for the event. As a student, the contest was an excellent opportunity ... for me to learn how to evaluate management practices on a dairy farm. I attended the Midwest Dairy ... farm’s management, cow health, reproductive program, nutrition, replacement program, and financials. As ...

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