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  1. TRAINING NEW EMPLOYEES FOR PRODUCTIVITY AND LONGEVITY ON YOUR FARM

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-8/training-new-employees-productivity-and-longevity

    Ernie Oelker The Ohio State University, Extension Agent Trumbull County Who ever heard of training a dairy farm employee? Don't you just hire people who already have the skills and experience that you need? Perhaps not. It appears that candidates for ...

  2. AND THE WINNER OF THE 2005 DARWIN AWARD IS...

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-9/and-winner-2005-darwin-award

    Normand St-Pierre, Ph.D. The Ohio State University Summary The Darwin Awards go annually to people who have shown incredible, stupid behavior and an apparent complete disregard for basic common sense. The human species is better served by having their gen ...

  3. TRAINING DAIRY FARM WORKERS

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-1/training-dairy-farm-workers

    Introduction What do you like to do that you don't do well Easy question for most people! Nothing! Now imagine having your first job on a dairy farm and not knowing how to do what you have been hired to do. Most people gain more satisfaction from doi ...

  4. A Few Tactical Changes to Improve Your Bottom-Line

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-1/few-tactical-changes-improve-your-bottom-line

    Normand St-Pierre   Department of Animal Sciences We all know that current milk prices are... well... dismal. And there are no sign of much relief on that front anytime soon. But milk price is only one component of the net income equation. The number of c ...

  5. Third Annual Dairy Farm Employee Short Course

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-1/third-annual-dairy-farm-employee-short-course

    The Third Annual DAIRY FARM EMPLOYEE SHORT COURSE will be held March 15-17 at the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster, OH. The Short Course is designed for recently hired dairy farm employees or individuals pursuing work as dairy farm employees. P ...

  6. Progressive Dairy Producers Begin 2000 Membership Drive

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-1/progressive-dairy-producers-begin-2000-membership

    Deb Ayers, PDPO Treasurer, Perrysville, OH Progressive Dairy Producers of Ohio (PDPO) is currently working on membership for 2000. Active membership fees for new members will be $50 per herd and $0.50 per mature cow over 100 cows. Current members renewing ...

  7. Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-2/price-outlook

    Cameron S. Thraen Agricultural, Environmental, and Developmental Economics, The Ohio State University Dairy Economist, Extension Specialist The Class IV market continues to be the driver for the class prices. Cheese is now moving to government storehouses ...

  8. Should I Sell My Development Rights?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-2/should-i-sell-my-development-rights

    Jim Skeeles   Extension Ag Agent, Agriculture & Natural Resources/Community Development   Lorain County     First, let's make sure we know what it means to sell development rights. What does selling development rights mean Most of us own real est ...

  9. Safety Training

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-3/safety-training

    Terry Beck   Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, The Ohio State University Extension   Wayne County What do you tell your new employees about safety? The old timers I have talked to say that their safety training was, There is the shovel, there is th ...

  10. Is Your Herd Positioned for Profit?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-4/your-herd-positioned-profit

    John M. Smith, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Community Development Agent, The Ohio State University Extension   Auglaize County Is Your Herd Positioned for Profit?  John M. Smith  OSU Extension, Auglaize County  Agriculture & NRCD With the curre ...

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