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  1. A Balanced Life: Personal Wellness Is More Than Just Eating Vegetables

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/balanced-life-personal-wellness-more-just-eating-vegetables

    Think about how you would answer this question. “What does healthy look like to you?” So many ... times, in our current state of busy lives, I’d venture to say that many of us don’t really give it much ... regardless of the day of the week, sit down and spend time talking about what is going on in each other’s ...

  2. Hay! How You Gather and Store Yours Matters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/hay-how-you-gather-and-store-yours-matters

    harvesting forage to be stored as dry hay can be the most difficult.  Plant physiology and growth prevents us ... mower swaths as wide as possible and rake once the moisture has fallen to about 50 percent.  The final ... at 16 percent. Finally, after all the work to get your hay made you can’t forget about the storage of ...

  3. With Livestock Leases, 4-H Clubs Have Something For Everyone

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/livestock-leases-4-h-clubs-have-something-everyone

    one way the 4-H program allows members to learn about animals without owning one. Members may also ... and have a great time is what it’s all about.”           Seeing the 4-H’ers smile and have fun is what ... the youth learn more about the dairy industry. Owning a dairy animal is a continuous learning ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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% ...

  6. Ohio State and Rutgers to Lead Household Food Waste Education Effort

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-and-rutgers-lead-household-food-waste-education-effort

    Ohio State University was selected to lead a $2.5 million U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded ... designed to meaningfully reduce the amount of food that is wasted in U.S. household. The effort is led by ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 4-H Day at NASA Glenn Research Center

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/events/4-h-day-nasa-glenn-research-center

    4-H Day at NASA Glenn Research Center. Friday, June 14, 2024 9:00am- 1:00pm. Learn about: NASA ...

  10. 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 ...

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