What is Quality Assurance? This course ensures youth raising market animals learn the important best practices for raising quality and safe animal products for the food system. They will learn proper animal handling and welfare in not only farm animals, b ...
Teens Get Ready for Careers
4-H'ers got a head start on prepping for their future at Take the Leap: Career Readiness Day on April 1 at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. 25 youth explored goal-setting, networking, and handling stresss. They learned how to build a ...
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 January issue, the Class III for February was $17.95/cwt and March was $17.80/cwt. Class III milk closing price for February was very ...
USDA Dairy Report: March 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) publishes a monthly Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outl ...
Memorial Scholarship Launched by the Ayars Family
Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University The parents of CFAES undergraduate Austin Ayars have launched a memorial scholarship fund in honor of their late son, Dr. Austin A ...
Feeding for Milk Components
Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Yields of milk and milk solids per cow continue to increase each year. The annual milk solids yield per cow is higher in the US th ...
Using Dairy Manure with Newly Planted Crops
Glen Arnold, Extension Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management, Ohio State University Extension Coming out of a warm, wet winter most dairy producers have plenty of manure on hand going into spring. Rather than applying manure to fields prior to spri ...
JIT Inventory: Amazon-Yes, Dairy Producer-No
Dr. Dwight Roseler, Adjunct Professor Department of Animal Sciences and Purina Midwest Dairy Nutrition Consultant Just in time (JIT) inventory provides Amazon customers with consumer items upon demand. No storage of consumer items needed. In the industria ...
Spring Hayfield Scouting
Allen Gahler, Extension Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Sandusky County and Jason Hartschuh, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension While things are muddy with hints of green in northern ...
Assessing Wheat Crop Grain Versus Forage Economics
Bruce Clevenger, Farm Management Field Specialist and Jason Hartschuh, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Ohio’s soft red winter wheat is vulnerable to stresses by the weather and soil conditions dur ...