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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-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    University Milk prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for May and June were at $18.93/cwt and ... $17.63/cwt, respectively. Class III closed slightly lower than predicted at $17.21/cwt in June, with protein ... continuing to decline in price from $2.81/lb in May to $2.51/lb in July. The Class III future for August is ...

  2. ODA Exam Request for County Offices

    https://pested.osu.edu/extensioneducator/oda-exam-request-county-offices

    important notes to consider: There can only be 1 four-hour exam session per requested date ODA is not ...

  3. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    are <10,000 cfu/mL but up to 20,000 cfu/mL is considered acceptable. Values higher than 50,000 ... The LPC values should be below 100 cfu/mL and values >200 cfu/mL are considered high. Coliforms are ... Proper mineral nutrition of prepartum cows to prevent hypocalcemia, and (3) formulate a diet considering ...

  4. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    reduced milk prices result in the lowered forecast. Milk Class Price/cwt III $16.80 IV $15.40 All-milk ... Class Price/cwt III $16.75 IV $15.75 All-milk $18.50 Summary This forecast calls for an increase in cow ...

  5. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    forages. Haylage vs. Hay Consider making haylage/silage or baleage instead of dry hay. Haylage is preserved ... Consider Desiccants Desiccants are chemicals applied when mowing the crop that increase the drying rate. ... damp, and cloudy, such as we have often experienced this summer. Consider the weather conditions before ...

  6. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    be considering maximizing yield, but also maximizing quality. Corn moisture or dry matter, depending ... to consider when harvesting. Average height of chop is between 7 and 18 inches and can alter the ...

  7. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    decision to plant or not will have to be made for each individual field, considering soil moisture status ... the thin areas of those new spring seedings, so consider applying a grass herbicide as soon as ...

  8. Ohio Certifed Volunteer Naturalist Training

    https://lucas.osu.edu/events/ohio-certifed-volunteer-naturalist-training

    Be part of this year's Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Class. Classes will be held on ...

  9. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    female), and parity, season and calendar week should be considered when assessing calf death losses for ... achieving <2% calf losses at calving. To reduce calf losses at calving, consider the following points: ...

  10. Summer Produce- Enjoy Fresh and Preserve for the Year

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/summer-produce-enjoy-fresh-and-preserve-year

    a local farmer, we can enjoy it fresh as well as consider the best ways to preserve it to enjoy at other ...  or attend an in-person class this summer. On Tuesday August 3 rd, OSU Extension, Lucas County will ...

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