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  1. Giving ugly food a chance

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/giving-ugly-food-chance

    a practice could be profitable. One 2018 study in North Carolina suggested that about 41% of unharvested food ... of Retailing and Consumer Services. The researchers surveyed 1,300 U.S. residents who shopped and ... you’re thinking more holistically. You’re not thinking about cosmetic perfection. You expect things to be ...

  2. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    will be 10 to 16 lb/ton. About 2 lb of this nitrogen is in the ammonium form and the remainder will be ... nutrients out of streams and ditches. For more information about how and when to sample manure, Penn State ... Extension has a good publication available on-line at http://extension.psu.edu/plants/nutrient-management ...

  3. Certified Crop Adviser Exam Preparation

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/certified-crop-adviser-exam-preparation

    is also great for those looking to learn more about agronomy. The in-person training will take place ... $250/person and includes publications, lunch both days, and course materials. Class size is limited to 25 ... recorded online course is $155/person. Publications are not included but a list of suggested publications ...

  4. Giving shoppers a nudge to forgo plastic bags

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/giving-shoppers-nudge-forgo-plastic-bags

    their rejection of a disposable bag reduced plastic bag use by about 30%. The researchers experimented ... 12.9 percentage points, representing a drop in plastic bag use of about 30-34%, Hu said. The analysis ... not be fully applicable to the entire general public, but I think it’s close enough.” There are some ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NEL is about 6% ... average. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US ... income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.18 and $9.63/cwt, ...

  6. Face-to-Face Again with the 2021 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/face-face-again-2021-ohio-dairy-challenge

    provided to students.  On Friday afternoon, the students and judges spent about two hours at the farm ... Matthew, Caleb, and Hayden Brightbill. The family’s operation includes about 690 cows and 700 youngstock. ... Drs. Maurice Eastridge and Benjamin Wenner for the OSU Columbus campus. Additional information about ...

  7. CFAES Ambassador Application

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/december-27th-2021-december-20th-2021-december-13th-2021-december-3

    for the college and university. If you are passionate about your experience as a buckeye so far, ...

  8. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Just Do It – Nag Nag Nag

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-just-do-it-%E2%80%93-nag-nag-nag

      We don’t usually run articles about fall herbicide application this late in the season, since ... couple months but here’s another one anyway, even if it makes us look pushy and obnoxious.  Here’s why.  ... into May and June without weather that allows application.  Leaving us to contemplate the less than ...

  9. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    information about how and when to sample manure, Penn State Extension has a good publication available on-line ... nitrogen content will be 10 to 16 pounds per ton. About two pounds of this nitrogen is in the ammonium form ...

  10. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-2

    tied to dehydration. The tricky part about diarrheal diseases is that they can be caused by a plethora ...

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