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  1. Effective Ways to Promote Ohio 4-H Camps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-49

    planning and the evaluation of camp. Research has shown that participation in 4-H camping programs has ...

  2. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    within the plant (for example, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and copper) and soil contamination that ... concentrations decrease as plants mature and is greater in forages grown in soils that contain high ... but generally by only a few percentage points. On the other hand, harvest practices and soil ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... allow producers an opportunity to pay off some long-term debt or contract feed for 2020.      Nutrient ... used to appraise important nutrients in dairy rations, estimate break-even prices of ingredients, and ...

  4. Buckeyes Win National Dairy Judging Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/buckeyes-win-national-dairy-judging-contest

    University It has been widely publicized that our OSU Dairy Judging Team earned the National Title at World ... Dairy Expo.  It has been 33 years since triumph has come back to Ohio State.  To add to our magical, ... year, we only “Won by One!”  In a moment prior to the contest on one of our farm workouts, the students ...

  5. Change Your Employee Recruitment and Interview Mindset

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/change-your-employee-recruitment-and-interview

    Ohio State University and human resource management specialist, say that too many farms do not manage ... a farm before? and Do you want the job?”  A management mindset involves developing a recruitment strategy ... management consultant, says that businesses become what they hire.  If your goal is high performance and ...

  6. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    analysis program for the first time.  In all, 20 farms, 19 conventionally and one organically managed ... Table 1. Selected factors from 2018 Ohio Dairy Farm Business Summary for the 19 conventionally managed ... analysis to both evaluate the farm’s position and progress and to make informed management decisions.   We ...

  7. Ohio Dairy Challenge, November 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/ohio-dairy-challenge-november-2019

    management practices on a dairy farm and to interact with representatives in the dairy industry. The program ... Animal Sciences), and Kelly Mitchell (Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences). Shaun Wellert ...

  8. Winter Calf Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/winter-calf-management

    deep bedded with straw manage this variation by nesting with their legs coved at least to the middle of ... lower temperatures due to less rumen activity. One important management step with calf jackets is to ...

  9. Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-509

    fertilizer or organic (i.e., manure, biosolids, compost) nutrient sources to frozen or snow-covered soil ... Professor and State Specialist in Soil Fertility, School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio ... designed structures (i.e., blind inlets) to reduce soil and nutrient losses. No application of P containing ...

  10. Trenching and Excavation Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59191

    also be imposed. Soil is an extremely heavy material and may weigh more than 100 pounds per cubic foot. ... A cubic yard of soil (3 by 3 by 3 feet), which contains 27 cubic feet of material, may weigh more than ... the size of the average office desk. Wet soil, rocky soil, or rock is usually heavier. A person can ...

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