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1) Shift in Feed Prices Cause Shrinking Profits, June 2021, Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University
2) NEW VIDEO: Dairy Program in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CLICK HERE)
3) Management Considerations for Beef x Dairy Calves available for April 21, April 28, and May 5, 2021. Click HERE for more information.

                                                    1) Dairy Resources Pertaining to COVID-19:
                                                           a) Questions Regarding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
                                                                on Farms with Employees
(Spanish Version)
                                                           b) Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 and Animals (Spanish Version)
                                                           c) On-Farm Emergency Disposal of Raw Milk for Ohio Dairy

                                                           d) Inducing Short Term Reductions in Milk Yield via Diet

                                                            e) Resources Available from National Milk Producers Federation
                                                            f) Economic Assistance for Agriculture During COVID-19
                                                           g) Sign up for USDA-CFAP Direct Support to Begin May 26, 2020
                                                           h) Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for Dairy Producers
                                                            i) Webinar on Reducing Costs amd Milk Production Relative to                                                                    the COVID-19 Situation by Drs. Bill Weiss and
                                                               Gustavo Schuenemann

             2) Recent releases of Dairy Issues Briefs (DIBS):

Dairy Revenue Protection: A Risk Management Tool (#45-20)
Four Management Practices to Manage Milk Yield in Dairy Herds (#44-20)
Consider Dietary Changes to Take Advantage of Changes in Milk Component Prices (#43-20)
Can I feed my calves less milk replacer to save money? (#42-20)
Therapy of Clinical Mastitis in Tough Economic Times (#41-20)
Financial Resources for Managing COVID-19 Market Destruction on
Dairy Farms
(4/24/2020; #40-20)
Feeding Whole Milk Versus Milk Replacer (#39-20)
Harvesting Winter Annual Forages for Dairy (#38-20)
Feed Ingredient Substitution (#37-20)
Pounds of milk sold per worker — Are you getting the most out of your labor? (#24-20)
Blanket, Selective, or No Dry Cow Therapy: Which Should I Choose? (#22-20)
Should I wean calves earlier? (#9-20)
Recognizing and Managing Stress (#6-20)
Is it time for Daisy to go on a truck ride? (#2-20)


                                                        3) 2019 Edition: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness
                                                            [Bulletin; Worksheet (coming soon)]
                                                        4) If I'm Not Going to be a Dairy Farmer Any More,
                                                            What Am I Going to Do?

                                                        5) Agricultural Careers - Opportunities Do Exist
                                                        6) Communication: Listening during times of stress
                                                        7) Communication: Sending a message during times of stress
                                                        8) Communication During Times of Stress
                                                        9) Observing Signs of Stress and Depression
                                                      10) Recordings of Ohio Dairy Risk Management Series, Nov 2020
                                                      11) Peak Demand Energy in Agriculture: CASE STUDY - SDEM
                                                            Dairy Farm Demand Energy Monitoring



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