The Contemporary Relevance of Historic Black Land Loss
At the close of the Civil War, Black Americans owned very little farmland but began acquiring it at a rapid pace, so that by 1910, Black farmers owned more than 16 million acres. This, however, would be the peak of Black farmland ownership in the United S ...
Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size: Moving Away from Harmful Diet Culture Toward Self-Compassion
The diet industry in the United State is worth nearly $65 billion dollars and its success can be attributed to a 95% long-term failure rate. Weight management programs feed on insecurities that are perpetuated by societal norms of beauty and health. Diet ...
How COVID-19 Impacted Food Systems
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our food supply system. While national-level responses to our food supply revealed a lot of weaknesses, the hyper-local response to feeding our communities demonstrated great strength in our mutual aid networ ...
An Identity in Crisis: The Impact of a Single Decision
What happens when one decision changes every aspect of your life and makes you question your core identities? Courtney Johnson, Chief Program and Education Officer, from the Ohio State University Office of Institutional Equity, will discuss some of the ch ...
Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices
April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Milk prices In the November issue, the Class III future for December was $20.16/cwt and the January future was $20.00/cwt. Class III milk closing price f ...
Leadership Changes in the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University
Dr. Pasha Lyvers Peffer has been appointed as Professor and Chair of the Department of Animal Sciences after serving in the interim role since October 2021. Her four-year term began on January 1, 2023. ...
USDA ERS Dairy Outlook: January 2023
Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County, Ohio State University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) released its Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook on ...
Over-the-Counter Antibiotics Will Require Veterinary Oversight (Rx) Beginning in June of 2023
Dr. Gustavo M. Schuenemann, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Oho State University By June of 2023, all medically important antibiotics currently available at most feed or farm supply stores will now require veterinary oversight (written R ...
Considering Dairy Farm Construction in 2023?
Jason Hartschuh, Field Specialist, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock, Ohio State University Extension Remodeling existing facilities to improve cow comfort can improve the longevity and production of your herd. When remodeling with a few improvemen ...
Northeast Ohio Regional Dairy Conference
Dr. Shaun Wellert, Senior Lecturer, Agricultural Technical Institute, The Ohio State University The 23 rd annual Northeast Ohio Regional Dairy Conference will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at Fisher Auditorium on the Wooster campus of Ohio State ...