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  1. Managing Dairy Cows During Heat Stress

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-3/managing-dairy-cows-during-heat-stress

    of our dairy cows prefer cooler temperatures.  At a temperature-humidity index (THI) of 68, a dairy ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    a discount), respectively. To estimate the cost of production at these nutrient levels, the Cow-Jones Index ... this index, milking cows should no doubt be profitable again using these market prices.  Table 1. ...

  3. New Precision Agriculture Device Provides Clues to Crop Health

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-precision-agriculture-device-provides-clues-crop-health

    overall plant volume. The sensor, which measures the growth rate index, is calibrated to store normal ... plant may have a growth index of 50, but say a farmer has a particular area where the index of growth ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    the Cow-Jones Index with a cow milking 70 lb/day at 3.7% fat and 3.1% protein eating 50 lb/day of DM. ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    estimate the cost of production at these nutrient levels, I used the Cow-Jones Index with a cow milking 70 ...

  6. Protecting Income Over Feed Cost Margin on U.S. Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-5/protecting-income-over-feed-cost-margin-us-dairy

    essentially a government sponsored and subsidized put option on a national IOFC margin index formula based on ... any attempt to construct a single nation-wide index for dairy feed costs and IOFC margins can at best ... designed to smooth out the fluctuation in milk prices and feed costs separately or as an index of IOFC.  ...

  7. Dairy Commodity and Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-4/dairy-commodity-and-milk-price-outlook

    back could be rather swift.  Some good news is that latest Global Dairy Trade Index, a composite price ... index of the eight traded dairy commodities, trading on September 1, is up 10.1% and this follows a 15% ...

  8. Columbus 4-H Camps Focus on Pets, Robots

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/columbus-4-h-camps-focus-pets-robots

    http://www.ohio4h.org/4hscience/index.html.-30- Martha Filipic Sally McClaskey True False False True False False False False False False False ...

  9. Southern Ohio Corn May be at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-corn-may-be-risk-stewarts-wilt

    and spread by adult flea beetles.   Based on the flea beetle index, conducted by Ohio State University ... flea beetle index is calculated as the sum of the average temperatures of December, January and ... February. Index values less than 90 indicate a negligible disease threat, 90-95 indicates low to moderate ...

  10. OSU Expert: Warm Winter Brings Severe Threat of Corn Flea Beetle and Increased Potential for Stewart’s Bacterial Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-warm-winter-brings-severe-threat-corn-flea-beetle-and-increased-potential

    during mild winters than during cold winters, Hammond said. Using a “flea beetle index” that calculates ... threat, OSU Extension researchers have found that all areas of the state have indexes above 100, ...

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