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  1. Calendar of events

    https://ohio4h.org/june-2024/calendar-events

    education. Hands-on activities focused on natural resources education will help youth learn about the food ...

  2. Ohio teens selected as Roth Scholars

    https://ohio4h.org/news/ohio-teens-selected-roth-scholars

    off the 4-H Leadership Academy as they begain thinking about their community challenge projects and ...

  3. Up for the Challenge – Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/challenge-%E2%80%93-dairy-challenge

    a visit to interview the owner and to observe the facilities for about two hours. Then the teams of ... Debbie Ayers; Kathy Davis; and Jesse Ayers. The family’s operation includes about 685 cows and 600 ... were on the Ohio State contest team, visiting the well-known River Ranch  farm with about 5,600 cows. ...

  4. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    lactation (NE L) has increased by about 60% compared to March, it remains about a third lower than the ... detergent fiber (pe-NDF) decreased by about 10 and 20%, respectively, but both remain higher than the 5-year ... Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% ...

  5. Tri-State Manure Field Day

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/tri-state-manure-field-day

    Payne, Ohio 45880. The premise of the field day is to connect livestock producers, manure applicators ...

  6. 2024 Dairy Hall of Service Recognition

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/2024-dairy-hall-service-recognition

    Sires (Chair), National Association of Animal Breeders (Chair), U.S. Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding, ... profit margins’, it’s about empowering minds, fostering growth, and leaving a legacy that extends far ...

  7. Beat the Heat Before It's Late: Cooling Strategies for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/beat-heat-its-late-cooling-strategies-dairy-cattle

    a few hours (about 6 hours) over a few days to capture weather variations. This simple assessment can ... usually when the air temperature is about 72°F or when the Temperature-Humidity Index (THI) is above 65. ... offspring, including increased milk yield in their future lactations. Would you like more information about ...

  8. Feeding Roasted Soybeans to Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/feeding-roasted-soybeans-dairy-cattle

     These protein levels are expressed on an as-fed basis. Whole soybeans typically contain about 36 to 38% ... soybeans typically have similar levels of fat at about 20% (DM basis; 18% as-fed basis). However, the ... the current cost of production for soybeans is about $11.50/bu (60 bu/acre yield), the USDA forecast ...

  9. Get Involved

    https://ohio4h.org/about/get-involved

    about the exciting opportunities available to youth through Ohio 4-H. Become a 4-H volunteer. Reach out ... to your county 4-H educator to learn about volunteer opportunties in your county or fill out our Ohio ... Ohio 4-H Foundation at ohio4hfoundation@osu.edu of 614-292-6943 with any questions about making a gift. ...

  10. Ohio teens grow as global citizens in Greece

    https://ohio4h.org/may-2024/ohio-teens-grow-global-citizens-greece

    Mount Olympus and the monasteries of Meteora, and learned about the world of agriculture through ... opportunity to travel outside of the U.S. prior to this trip and my experiences in Greece met every ... purpose. “I learned a lot more about myself and the other participants than I was expecting to through this ...

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