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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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% ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. It's Patio Grilling Season, And Here Are Tips To Ward Off The Germs

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/its-patio-grilling-season-and-here-are-tips-ward-germs

    The early spring weather has allowed us to enjoy several meals being prepared or served outdoors.  ... things to keep in mind so that everyone enjoys the food, and it stays safe.  Here is a summary from U.S ... keep everyone safe, I hope these reminders help us all to celebrate the season. Melinda Hill is an OSU ...

  7. Scout Fruit Trees For Pesky Pests Creeping Out As Temperatures Rise

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/scout-fruit-trees-pesky-pests-creeping-out-temperatures-rise

    about some of the insect pests that you may encounter in your fruit trees. Some of the pests you will be ... publication. Commercial growers can reference the “Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide”. All of these ... publications can be found on extensionpubs.osu.edu or by contacting your local county extension office. Frank ...

  8. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    concerned about are face, horn, and stable flies.  The species have similarities but also some subtle ... and will consume about 30 meals per day.  They spend the majority of their time on the animal and will ...

  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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