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  1. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    challenging, there are a few tools that can help you. Fans should be monitored on a routine basis, such as ... stretched or improperly sized.  Multi-Meter-This instrument allows you to check the amp draw of the fan ...

  2. Determining Forage Moisture Content

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

    moisture content is so important, what tools and methods are available to help producers determine forage ... either some type of hand grab, twist, or squeeze test or the use of some instrument/tool. By far, the ... certainty and an actual forage moisture percentage number, there are some other tools that can be ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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

    of net energy lactation (NEL, $/Mcal), metabolizable protein (MP, $/lb; MP is the sum of the ...

  5. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    handles, desks, toilets, sinks, cabinet handles, mailbox handle, shop hand tools, welders, all tractor ...

  6. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    as a tool to train farm employees. The goal of protocols is to ensure consistency in performance ...

  7. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-82

    need a tractor.     Disk —A disk is a handy tool for food plot installation. The disk may be used to ... equipment easier. Combination Tool —Specialty equipment is also available for those installing food plots ... planting seedbeds for food plots using various attachments designed for the tool. Chainsaw —For the small ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    underpriced as of January 27, 2020. Price estimates of net energy lactation (NEL, $/Mcal), metabolizable ... five-year average. This is, of course, from the difficultly in growing forages in Ohio during 2019. The net ...

  9. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    consecutive year of sustained low prices, the average net return for the 19 conventional dairy farms that ... a net return of $748 per cow (Table 1), which while positive, is also down from previous years.   What ... did not change is the range between the lowest and the highest net returns per cow, nearly $3,000 in ...

  10. Salary & Benefit Calculation Tools

    https://cfaesfinance.osu.edu/resources/salary-benefit-calculation-tools

    Salary and benefit calculation tools PROPOSED University Benefit Rates- September 1, 2020- August ...

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