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Margin Protection Program update

By Dianne Shoemaker, Field Specialist, Dairy Production Economics The Dairy Margin Protection Program (DMPP) underwent a substantial change earlier this year resulting from language included in the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act. Program enrollment was re-opened from April 9 through June 8, 2018. Significant changes benefiting dairy farmers included a one …

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Dairy photo highlights and results

Photos by Lea Kimley. Holstein Total animals shown: 111 Exhibitors: 65   YRP Grand Champion (Senior Champion) Exhibitor: Kris Ackley Animal: Chakelburg Evasion Kaught Sire: Belthuis SG Envision- ETS DOB: 2.21.2014   YRP Reserve Grand Champion (Senior Res. Champion) Exhibitor: Taylor Birkemeier Animal: Marste Gold Chip Cher Sire: Mr Chassity …

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Dairy trip of a lifetime for Ohio FFA members

By Alex Zimmer, Agricultural Science Instructor Buckeye Valley High School-DACC Because of their success at the 2016 National FFA Convention, members of the Buckeye Valley-DACC dairy team were invited to compete internationally, traversing seven european countries over the course of two weeks during June of 2017. The FFA Dairy Evaluation …

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Dancin’ dairy style (makes me smile)

It is no secret that dairy prices are in the dumps, and have been for a while. It can seem sad/frustrating/stressful/scary/challenging/daunting/hopeless, among other things. Nope, there’s not much to smile about there. But, like all challenges in life, it is how each dairy farmer or farm employee responds to the …

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2017 Ohio State Fair Jr. Dairy Show Results

Here are results from the 2017 Ohio State Fair Jr. Dairy Show. Further results will be made available as the shows progress. Holstein Total animals shown: 115 Exhibitors: 58 YRP Grand Champion Exhibitor: Kris Ackley Animal: Ms Brookview Scaredycat Sire: Butz-Butler Atwood Brady YRP Reserve Grand Champion Exhibitor: David Miley …

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