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  1. Solar development expanding in rural Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/solar-development-expanding-in-rural-ohio

    in the mail, public meetings, and knocking on doors, solar energy companies are seeking out ... Ohio gets enough sunshine year-round to fuel solar energy facilities—massive ones. The smallest solar ... In total, the 12 solar energy facilities being built or in the planning stages will cover about ...

  2. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    https://wayne.osu.edu/sites/wayne/files/imce/COVID-19%20Farm%20Employees%20FAQ%27s%20English.pdf Disinfection in On-Farm Biosecurity Procedures: https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-8 Cleaning ... their workers to stay home, but through keeping social distance on the farm and increasing many of our ... be a good time to review the visitation requirements you have on your farm. To keep you and your ...

  3. University Outreach and Engagement Award Honors Bestowed

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/university-outreach-and-engagement-award-honors-bestowed

    this Ohio State-community-industry partnership: Americans spend $230 billion annually on home energy ... concerns on occupants' comfort and health. Energy efficient, healthy, green homes are recognized as an ... year 11 awards were given in four categories: Community Engaged Scholar, Community Engaged Program ...

  4. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    consume between 20 to 25% of the total energy used on the farm. Fan maintenance is critical to keeping ... a number to each fan on the farm, it will help you to track the maintenance cost of each individual fan. ... cool. While an inefficient system may not create problems now, it is wasting energy, and by summer, it ...

  5. Gardening with Physical Limitations

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/gardening-with-physical-limitations

    Rehabilitation Services. She presents workshops on Gardening with Arthritis, Farming with a Disability, ... Environmental Sciences is hosting a webinar on how to engage in gardening activities despite physical ... movement, strength, range-of-motion, and energy/fatigue. Learn good habits, techniques, tools, and Universal ...

  6. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/update-oardc-feed-energy-equation

    State University, Wooster The equation used by many feed testing labs to estimate net energy for ... lactation (NEL) values is based on equations developed at OARDC in 1984 and 1992. Minor adjustments have ... other components. The original simplified equation estimated the digestible energy (DE) provided by ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    breakeven (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, March 26, ... software program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University. The resulting analysis ... of net energy lactation (NEL, $/Mcal), metabolizable protein (MP, $/lb; MP is the sum of the ...

  8. Eric Romich

    https://comdev.osu.edu/people/eric-romich

    to Solar Leasing Farm Energy Fact Sheet Series  An Introduction to On-Farm Solar Electric Systems ... (CDFS-4101) Estimating the Size of Your Solar Electric System (CDFS-4102) On-Farm Solar Site Assessment ... (CDFS-4103) Financial Considerations of On-Farm Renewable Energy (CDFS-4104) On-Farm Solar Electric System ...

  9. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    on writing farm protocols from Michigan State Extension suggested that successful protocols are based ... and teaching protocols for crucial farm tasks forms the foundation of training farm ... the context of a farm, protocols are defined as a set of steps or procedures that guide or define how ...

  10. News tips and events for the week of March 2

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-march-2

    Ranch, 12568 County Road 21N, West Unity, Ohio. A two-part program focused on cattle feeding and beef ... Extension’s Direct Food and Agricultural Marketing Team, and Ohio Farm Bureau. Day 2 will be held on Feb. 30. ... their property. Program features sessions on forestry and wildlife management by experts from Ohio, ...

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