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  1. 2006 Inductions to Dairy Science Hall of Service

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/2006-inductions-dairy-science-hall-service

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University  The Dairy Science Hall of Service was initiated in 1952 to recognize worthy men and women who have made a substantial and noteworthy contribution toward the improvement of the d ...

  2. 2006 National Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/2006-national-dairy-challenge

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University  The North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (http://www.dairychallenge.org) is a national contest created to inspire students and enhance university programs nationwide. ...

  3. 2006 Ohio 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/2006-ohio-4-h-dairy-quiz-bowl

    Ms. Laurie Winkelman, Dairy Program Specialist, The Ohio State University The 29th annual Ohio 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl competition was held on Saturday, May 20. Both junior and senior competitors started the day by taking a written exam to determine seeds for ...

  4. Milk Prices May Firm as the Summer Heats Up and U.S. Milk Production Cools Off

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/milk-prices-may-firm-summer-heats-and-us-milk

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, The Ohio State University, Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen As we enter the second half of the HOT- HOT- HOT 2006 summer, it is time to take stock of where we are milk price-wise and where ...

  5. Effects of Overstocking on Cow Behavior, Welfare, and Productivity

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/effects-overstocking-cow-behavior-welfare-and

    Dr. Naomi Botheras, Animal Welfare Program Specialist, The Ohio State University  Due to costs associated with the construction and maintenance of free stall barns, dairy farmers may limit the number of feeding and/or resting places available for cows to ...

  6. Minimizing Heat Stress in the Dairy Facility

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/minimizing-heat-stress-dairy-facility

    Dr. Mike Brugger, Extension Livestock Housing Specialist, The Ohio State University As I right this article, it is 92 ºF and 42% relative humidity and a light breeze in Wooster. Thanks to the air conditioning in my office, I am comfortable and can be prod ...

  7. Heat and Colostrum, Friend and Foe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/heat-and-colostrum-friend-and-foe

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Extension Dairy Specialist, OSU Extension Center at Wooster  Hot environmental temperatures, combined with high humidity, can negatively impact colostrum production in first calf heifers. Conversely, heat treatment of colostrum can ...

  8. Management of Dry Cows to Promote Udder Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/management-dry-cows-promote-udder-health

    Dr. William B. Epperson, Extension Dairy Veterinarian, The Ohio State University  Mastitis is generally regarded as the most costly infectious disease on dairy farms. For most farms, the main bacteria causing mastitis have shifted to the environmental bac ...

  9. Don't Forget Quality Assurance While Preparing for Summer Fairs and Shows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/dont-forget-quality-assurance-while-preparing-summer

    Ms. Laurie Winkelman, Dairy Program Specialist, The Ohio State University With the summer show season in full swing, youth throughout Ohio are washing, clipping, training, and showing dairy projects at many shows and county fairs. With sights set on the p ...

  10. Homeland Security Steps Up Interior Immigration Enforcement

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/homeland-security-steps-interior-immigration

    Mr. John Wargowsky, Executive Director- Mid American Ag and Hort Services Mid American Ag and Hort Services (MAAHS) is highlighting recent announcements and actions by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The DHS unveiled a comprehensive immigration ...

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