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  1. Change Your Employee Recruitment and Interview Mindset

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/change-your-employee-recruitment-and-interview

    is offered to them. Ask questions that provide you with information about the candidate’s knowledge, ... What is your superpower; what is it that you are naturally good at and bring to the table wherever you ... , how would they describe you? These questions are designed to learn what the candidate is passionate ...

  2. Buckeyes Win National Dairy Judging Contest

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    and Brown Swiss USA.  Even as you read this, we are preparing for our trip on November 25th through ... have generously responded and we are appreciative. For more information/details, please contact me ... responded by mentioning that if they won the contest, we would go.   Promises made are promises kept and ...

  3. Winter Calf Management

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    increase in energy to meet maintenance requirements. There are many different calf-feeding programs. With ... not allowing a draft on the calves is the goal. There are many ways to do this. With hutches, it ... seems like we are ready when the first blast of winter comes. Calves are most comfortable when the ...

  4. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

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    completed the analysis.  These farms are located in 11 counties across Ohio, but mainly concentrated in the ... average continue to generate substantial positive net returns.  If those returns are “enough”, depends on ... analysis to both evaluate the farm’s position and progress and to make informed management decisions.   We ...

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

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    nutritional services, blending, terms of credit, etc. Also, there are reasons that a feed might be a very good ... milk prices are really good in comparison to the beginning of the year (January 2019 Class III price: ... identify feedstuffs that are significantly underpriced as of November 22, 2019. Price estimates of net ...

  6. Ohio Dairy Challenge, November 2019

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    is held in a contest format for undergraduate students whereby they are grouped into teams of three ... to four individuals. Veterinary and graduate students are invited to attend the farm visit and ... about 1200 cows, and the cows are milked 2 times-a-day in a double 16 parallel parlor. The forages grown ...

  7. Feeding High Ash Forages

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    intrinsic minerals (those contained within the plant) in forages are not an issue; however, mineral ... problematic are forages with high concentrations of ash caused by soil contamination. Several problems can ... absorption of copper and zinc which are required nutrients for cattle and sheep. 4. Total dietary iron ...

  8. Milk Quality Workshop on December 6, 2019

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    on Friday, December 6, 2019.  For more information, please click on this Milk Quality Workshop link. ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Also, there are reasons that a feed might be a very good fit in your feeding program while not appearing ... prices at $17.48/cwt, followed by a small jump to $17.82/cwt in October. Overall, milk prices are pretty ... the Class III milk price to change much until 2020. Currently, Class III futures are steady and ...

  10. NEW RELEASE: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness

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    The 15 measures described in the publication are listed in Table 1. During the 22 years since the ... ranged from $36 (2015) to 1,263 (2014) per cow. You will also note that the time period from the highest ... up-to-date information on dairy farm financial management and to address other key issues of management on ...

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