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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

    hundred and fifty days. In only 150 days we have gone from anticipating a solid year of recovery for the ... occurred for nearly every commodity with impacts all along the food chain. The response to the anticipated ... farms. We will touch on a few of them here, including links for additional information.  Every farm should ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with ... University Milk Prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for March and April were at $16.23 and ... $15.73/cwt, respectively. The Class III component price for March closed very close to the predicted price at ...

  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 ... monitors of costs of milk production. The average production of milk, fat, and protein by breed for Ohio ... different testing options offered by DHI, some herds opt for no release of records, lack of sufficient ...

  4. 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

    adequate for lactating cows. The quality of magnesium oxide (most common form of supplemental Mg) varies ... University of Maryland, for every 100 unit increase in DCAD (mEq/kg), milk fat yield is expected to increase ... deficiency is very unlikely because of mobilization from the liver. For most cows, in the short term (weeks ...

  5. VOLUME 22, ISSUE 3

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  6. VOLUME 22, ISSUE 2

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  7. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

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    situation on the direct and indirect impacts to the dairy industry. Domestic demand and exports are in flux ... on the dairy product side. On Friday, March 27, prices for all market classes fell for dairy products ... given the uncertainly of domestic demand with suspension of the operation of restaurants, fluctuating ...

  8. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

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

    State University, Wooster The equation used by many feed testing labs to estimate net energy for ... the equation is summative, an equation component for one nutrient can be changed without affecting the ... fraction of grains and corn silage is mostly starch, but for many other feeds, ROM predominates. From ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% ... University Milk prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for January and February were at $19.91 and ... $17.01/cwt, respectively. The Class III component price for January closed nearly $3/cwt lower at $17.05/cwt ...

  10. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

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    and teaching protocols for crucial farm tasks forms the foundation of training farm ... account for the actual work environment and are not practical. Use the following tips to write useful, ... well as farm employees and family members. As an example, for health-related tasks, such as ...

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