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  1. Media Release: Agersens to Work with Ohio State University to Test eShepherd in US Beef and Dairy Industries

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/media-release-agersens-work-ohio-state-university

    utilize in numerous research projects to understand its potential as a livestock management tool,” said ... precision livestock data, which will be valuable to our research scientists.” The transformative eShepherd ... the way for the two organizations to implement research trials to determine the efficacy and economics ...

  2. Assessing Winter Damage and Evaluating Alfalfa Stand Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/assessing-winter-damage-and-evaluating-alfalfa-stand

    sleet, and ice. One constant for most areas of the state is that soils have remained wet and/or saturated ... soils with high shrink/swell potential, exposed to rapid freeze/thaw cycles. During these conditions, ... plants can be physically lifted (heaved) out of the soil, exposing the crown of the plant to possible low ...

  3. Staying Connected with the OSU Dairy Working Group

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/staying-connected-osu-dairy-working-group

    the state, we have been recording them to post on our YouTube page “OSU Extension Dairy Working ... Group”. We also post these program recordings and articles that we have written to our Facebook page ... check, and farm transition. We also share national Extension dairy education programs on our Facebook ...

  4. Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/midwest-regional-dairy-challenge

    for me to learn how to evaluate management practices on a dairy farm. I attended the Midwest Dairy ... farm’s management, cow health, reproductive program, nutrition, replacement program, and financials. As ... Challenge provided a great opportunity to learn more about dairy farming and herd management, but it also ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Mr. Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... by the end of summer. Nutrient Prices Continue to be Low   As in previous issues, these feed ... University to price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate break-even prices of many ...

  6. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    temperature is the lower boundary below which the animal needs additional nutrients, primarily energy, to meet ... maintenance requirements. If the nutrient level is not increased, then the animal must burn fat reserves to ... a couple of other management practices that help to increase calf comfort and aid in keeping calves growing ...

  7. 2019 Fertilizer Applicators Certification Training

    https://washington.osu.edu/events/2019-fertilizer-applicators-certification-training

    Fertilizer certification is required for farmers who apply fertilizer (other than manure) to more ... a fertilizer certificate to apply fertilizer.  The fertilizer law went into effect September 30, 2017.  ...

  8. Family and Consumer Sciences

    https://washington.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences

    relationships – helping people acquire the knowledge and skills to make smart decisions in these areas. Our ... family and consumer sciences professionals turn evidence-based, impartial, current research into useful ...

  9. Environmental Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/environmental-management

    Environmental Management: Animal Manure Regulation in Ohio Emergency Action Plans (Iowa State University) ... Livestock and Poultry Environmental Stewardship (LPES) Curriculum Nebraska's Comprehensive Nutrient ... Management Planning Nitrogen Management on Dairy Farms Odor From Feedlots Setback Estimation Tool Ohio ...

  10. Considerations When Fat-Reduced Corn-Distillers Grain with Solubles Is Fed to Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/considerations-when-fat-reduced-corn-distillers

    6 weeks. In our study, the decreases in DM intake and milk fat yield of cows fed the 30% RFDG diet become ... yield, and milk fat yield compared to the control diet in our study (Table 1). Table 1. Dry matter intake ...

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