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  1. Students Excel in 2011 Ohio Dairy Challenge Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-6/students-excel-2011-ohio-dairy-challenge-contest

    farm was begun in 2003 and today it has about 1175 cows, with plans for expansion underway. The parlor ... the judges spending about two hours at the farm on Thursday afternoon, interviewing the owner and ... examining the specific areas of the dairy facility.  During Thursday evening, the teams spent about four ...

  2. Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Farms- The Basics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-3/ammonia-emissions-dairy-farms-basics

    about 70% since 1970, but during this time period, the number of cows per farm has more than doubled ... from about 25 cows/farm to 58 cows/farm. This change in herd size in conjunction with the increase in ... milk yield per cow (about 2% per year), has resulted in a somewhat stable milk supply for the State, ...

  3. Update on Ohio's Program for Controlling Johne's Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-3/update-ohios-program-controlling-johnes-disease

    received questions about farmers being solicited by a poster service, and the mandatory poster requirements ... about is: http://www.dol.gov/elaws/posters.htm. This service walks farm employers through a series of ...

  4. Dairy Management Workshops Planned

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/dairy-management-workshops-planned

    more about yourself and those around you by completing a “Colors” exercise, identifying goals for your ... Association. Registration details will be available soon. If you have questions about the workshops, please ...

  5. The Benefits of 4-H Summer Camp

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/benefits-4-h-summer-camp

    educators and parents are concerned about the amount of knowledge that kids lose during the summer.  ... Numerous studies show there is good cause for educators and parents to be concerned about students during ... email at harris.2184@osu.edu.  For up-to-date program information, check us out on the web at:  ...

  6. Dairy Producer Johne's Disease Survey

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/dairy-producer-johnes-disease-survey

    researchers have helped to design the survey. The survey will take about 15 minutes to complete and is ...

  7. Good Agricultural Practices

    https://greene.osu.edu/events/good-agricultural-practices

    The OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team educates growers of fresh produce about Good Agricultural ...

  8. Home Horticulture Series

    https://butler.osu.edu/events/home-horticulture-series-2

    preparation, crop rotation, plant selection and proper placement are all things you will learn about in this ...

  9. Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-1/milk-price-outlook

    the Federal Orders. November milk prices should be about $.40 per cwt. above October prices. December ...

  10. Rations for Good Rumen Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-3/rations-good-rumen-health

    called rumination). Dairy cows spend about 10 hours/day chewing. Besides being the major source of ... closely approximate the ADF to NDF ratio of alfalfa (about 30:40) than corn silage (28% ADF and 51% NDF) ... feed grain about four times per day if there is a lot of rapidly degradable starch (e.g., finely ground ...

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