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  1. 15 Measures of Competitiveness

    about why they are in business. Sounds simple, but lack of common goals has caused the breakup of more ... You see mission statements everywhere these days. Is it just the current "thing" to do ... or is it an important tool for your business. Of course, I'm going to say it is an important ...

  2. 15- Measures of Competitiveness

    measures the effectiveness of management in controlling the largest cost items in producing milk. You ... Ernest Oelker, Agriculture Agent This month: Total feed costs per hundredweight (cwt.) of milk ... sold Competitive Level: Less than $6.00 per cwt. of milk sold  (May range from below $5.00 to around ...

  3. 15- Measures of Competitiveness

    position of the farm, debt per cow looks at how the farm will repay the debt.  As the profit center of ... farmers ask: how much debt can my dairy handle?  While the debt to asset ratio looks at the overall debt ... Solutions include: -sell unproductive assets and pay down debt -increase number of cows with little ...

  4. 2003 Dairy Farm Price and Marketing Management Practices Survey- Your help is needed!

    most Ohio Grade A milk producers in late December. Many questions still surround the use of risk ... management practices and tools on Ohio's dairy farms. Are they being used? If not, why not? How ... effective are they? This survey will help us answer these and other related questions. Whether you use risk ...

  5. 2004 Ohio Dairy Management Conference- Recap of Ray Nebel's presentation: Keys to a Successful Reproductive Management Program

    For more details, see the Proceedings of the 2004 Ohio Dairy Management Conference. ... Plan now to attend the December 2006 Conference! See below for a recap of Dr. Ray Nebel's talks on ... discussed by Dr. Ray Nebel during the Ohio Dairy Management Conference. The key areas addressed were: herd ...

  6. 2005 Average Milk Production for Ohio Dairy Herds by Breed

    production of milk, fat, and protein by breed for Ohio dairy herds in 2005 using the Dairy Herd Improvement ... of breeds. Information about the programs provided by the DHI Cooperative, Inc. in Ohio is provided ... at: http://www.dhiohio.com. Breed Number of Herds Milk (lb/lactation) Milk fat (%) Milk protein (%) ...

  7. 2005 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    provides the opportunity for undergraduates at Ohio State University to experience the process of ... April 8-9 and will be hosted by Penn State University. The students selected to represent Ohio State at ... The program is held in a contest format whereby students are grouped into teams of three to four ...

  8. 2006 Inductions to Dairy Science Hall of Service

    at the Department of Animal Sciences Dairy Banquet and portraits of the inductees are hung in the ... noteworthy contribution toward the improvement of the dairy industry of Ohio, elevated the stature of dairy ... farmers, or inspired students enrolled at the Ohio State University. The desirable qualifications for the ...

  9. 2006 National Dairy Challenge

    a panel of five dairy industry judges. The placement categories for the contest are platinum, gold, and ... category. The students that represented Ohio at the 2006 National Contest were Michael Klein, Stacey Moritz, ... Ohio's team consisted of 2700 Holstein cows, double-29 and double-20 parallel parlors, milked ...

  10. 2006 Ohio 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

    Ms. Laurie Winkelman, Dairy Program Specialist, The Ohio State University The 29th annual Ohio 4-H ... division was Kathy Phillips from Mahoning County. Eight junior teams representing four Ohio counties ... Counties surged from the bottom of the bracket to beat Team A from Mahoning County twice in the final ...

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