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  1. Rory Lewandowski Retirement

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/rory-lewandowski-retirement

    Noble,  Athens, and Wayne Counties during his 23 years with Ohio State University Extension. As an ... Mennonite Central Committee.  They will focus on peace and justice as they help people learn to work out ... their differences as opposed to resorting to violence.  This is not their first experience with the ...

  2. August 28 Deadline for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/august-28-deadline-coronavirus-food-assistance

    2020 has not turned out as anyone expected, and the dairy industry received no exceptions. Good milk ... appointment.  The major assistance available to dairy farms is based on milk sold (or documented as dumped at ... https://www.farmers.gov/cfap, including an on-line application as well as a link to find your local county FSA office. More ...

  3. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    Ohio State University Summer annual grasses, such as sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass, forage sorghum, ... pearl millet, and teff grass, are being used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This ... or grazing these summer annual grasses as listed in the Ohio Agronomy Guide are shown in Table 7-12. ...

  4. August 28 Deadline for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-3/august-28-deadline-coronavirus-food-assistance

    not turned out as anyone expected, and the dairy industry received no exceptions. Good milk prices ... assistance available to dairy farms is based on milk sold (or documented as dumped at the direction of the ... on-line application as well as a link to find your local county Farm Service Agency office. More detailed ...

  5. Short-Season Forages for Late Summer Planting on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/short-season-forages-late-summer-planting-dairy

    until next spring, such as following wheat or an early corn silage harvest. Oat or Spring Triticale ... mid-bloom alfalfa. As a grass, maximum inclusion rates in a lactating cow diet are less than those for ... with cereal rye, winter wheat, or winter triticale will allow a fall harvest or grazing as well as ...

  6. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    planted as the first crop in early April as a grain crop or an early season forage. One of the beauties of ... oats is its versatility in planting date. Oats can also be planted in the summer as an early fall ... mechanically harvest as stored forage and more economical to graze.        Figure 1. Oats yield based on ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    profitable for Ohio dairy farmers and are reflective of the current high price for milk protein. As a word of ... Wheat middlings Soybean hulls Tallow Soybean meal- expeller   Whole, roasted soybeans As coined by Dr. ... within a commodity type can vary considerably because of quality differences as well as non-nutritional ...

  8. Record Negative Producer Price Differential Slams June Milk Checks, Why and How?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/record-negative-producer-price-differential-slams

    additional cash flow at the farm level quickly evaporated as the specter of a record negative producer price ... Price Differential (PPD) Our Federal Order 33 is a component-based system, as are 6 other of the 11 ... many pounds of milk were pooled in the Federal order for the given month and how much was utilized as ...

  9. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    such as marestail, creates a very difficult situation with no effective control options, so tillage is ... usually lower yielding and not as persistent, and from our trials, the savings in seed cost is lost within ...

  10. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    tools/testers requires that a good representative sample is collected to produce a reliable result. As with most ... plate, place a paper towel. Weigh and record this “plate” weight. Add the forage sample, spreading it as ... shop. Forage sample size in the vortex dryer is 200 grams. The procedure is basically the same as with ...

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