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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-21-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    for the 2019 growing year. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was ... Milk prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for September and October were at $17.48 and ... $17.82/cwt, respectively. The Class III component price for September closed about $0.80/cwt higher at ...

  2. Milk Quality Workshop on December 6, 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/milk-quality-workshop-december-6-2019

    Wayne County Extension/Agriculture and Natural Resources is presenting the Milk Quality Workshop ... on Friday, December 6, 2019.  For more information, please click on this Milk Quality Workshop link. ...

  3. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

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    completed an analysis for 2018 was a loss of $155 per cow.  The good news is that the high 25% averaged ... analysis program for the first time.  In all, 20 farms, 19 conventionally and one organically managed, ... consecutive year of sustained low prices, the average net return for the 19 conventional dairy farms that ...

  4. Change Your Employee Recruitment and Interview Mindset

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    hiring the right employee for your farm situation.  For many farms, employee recruitment, interviewing, ... the employee recruitment and interview process.  Desperate for labor, the only job requirement seemed ... and a process to find employees that are the right fit for your farm.  Donald Cooper, an international ...

  5. Winter Calf Management

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    producers start using jackets once pen temperature averages less than 50⁰F for newborn calves up to 3 weeks ... dry the calf quickly. Putting calves in a warm room or calf warmer can also help warm and dry them ... faster. For each 1 degree drop in temperature below the lower critical temperature, a calf needs a 1% ...

  6. Buckeyes Win National Dairy Judging Contest

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    and Brown Swiss USA.  Even as you read this, we are preparing for our trip on November 25th through ... December 1st. We are looking for any corporate or individual donations for our trip.  General dairy judging ... funds will not be used.  The students will be responsible for a portion of the expenses.  Many of you ...

  7. Ohio Dairy Challenge, November 2019

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    provides the opportunity for students at Ohio State University to experience the process of evaluating ... is held in a contest format for undergraduate students whereby they are grouped into teams of three ... farm selected for the contest this year was the Mills Dairy Farm in Hayesville, OH owned by Greg and ...

  8. Feeding High Ash Forages

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    within the plant (for example, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and copper) and soil contamination that ... concentrations of potassium reduce magnesium absorption and increase the risk for grass tetany. Additional ... should be fed (within FDA regulations for Se) and high bioavailability sources should be used. More ...

  9. VOLUME 21, ISSUE 6

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    burden. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US ... Milk prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for July and August were at $16.13 and $17.37/cwt, ... respectively. The Class III component price for July closed about $1.40/cwt higher at $17.55/cwt and was similar ...

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