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  1. 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

    support US food production.  More information about the program can be found here: ... not have participated in a program before to learn more about and apply for this program designed to ... detailed information about how the CFAP program works for dairy farms can be found in the previous issue of ...

  2. 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

    participated in a program before to learn more about and apply for this program designed to support US food ... production.  More information about the program can be found here: https://www.farmers.gov/cfap including an ... information about how the CFAP program works for dairy farms can be found in the previous issue of Buckeye ...

  3. 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

    about 40% lower than the 5 yr. average ($0.08/Mcal). However, the price of MP and eNDF are about 1 and ... about 8% lower than May ($0.47/lb), but the price of NE L and eNDF are both 14% and 8% higher than the ... profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ...

  4. Rory Lewandowski Retirement

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

    Mennonite Central Committee, having served in Bolivia from 1989 – 1992 and 1996-2000. Those of us who have ...

  5. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    harvested at about 60 days (50 inches tall). The BMR hybrid provided a longer window of acceptable forage ... cows when stand heights are about 50 inches (2-cuts possible with early June planting) because this ... should occur about 60 days after planting (50 inches tall) for feeding heifers and 60 to 80 days after ...

  6. 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

    September. Dry matter yields of 1.5 to 3 tons per acre (about 5 to 5.5 tons at 30 to 35% DM) of chopped ... barley and will maintain its forage quality for an extended harvest window. About 50 lb/acre of nitrogen ... and harvested in late fall, the quality will be superb (NDF around 48% and NDF digestibility about ...

  7. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

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

    received about 1.5 inches, possibly leading to a loss of nitrogen. Adding this study to others, the ... conditions, 3 or more tons/acre are very possible. The nutritional value of oats without fertilizer is about ... $250/ton of dry matter, and when fertilized, the value increases to about $280/ton. Oats make an excellent ...

  8. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/economic-assistance-available-dairy-farms

    a reasonable representation of the trend of the US all-milk price.  Dairy markets took a severe beating since ... Applying for CFAP Farm Service Agency offices are working with farms via phone, fax, US mail, and ... more information about all these programs and others that may assist with COVID-19 related ...

  9. 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

    current prices of nutrients are acceptable.The price of net energy of lactation (NE L) is about 48% lower ... neutral detergent fiber (eNDF) are about 10 and 20% higher compared to the 5-year averages ($0.42/lb and ... $0.08/lb, respectively). The price of MP is about 30% higher than March ($0.36/lb), but the price of NE ...

  10. 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

    slight excess (e.g., about 20%), totally independent of milk prices. Magnesium and supplemental ... about 0.75 lb/day. Compare the cost of the buffers to the value of milk fat when determining whether to ... however, most data show that feeding vitamins A, D, and E at about NRC levels (approximately 70,000, 25,000 ...

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