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  1. Farm Bill ARC/PLC Decision Meetings

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/farm-bill-arcplc-decision-meetings

    decision will default to the program choice the producer made during the 2014 farm bill.           While ... the ARC and PLC programs are very similar to what was offered in the 2014 farm bill, the programs have ... 330-264-8722 if you need help or have questions about the OSU farm bill web site, or have questions about using ...

  2. Farm Financial Management School

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/farm-financial-management-school

    group work, case farm examples and hands-on activities to teach participants how to assemble and use ...           A 6-evening farm financial management school (FFMS) is scheduled for Wednesday evenings ... through February 19.            The 2020 FFMS will focus on teaching participants how to develop and use ...

  3. 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, ... reinforce that the top third of dairy farms, while not exempt from financial challenges in down markets, on ... analysis to both evaluate the farm’s position and progress and to make informed management decisions.   We ...

  4. 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 ... participate in a meeting later in the evening with the contest judges to discuss observations on the farm. The ... on the farm include corn silage, alfalfa, and rye. There were 65 undergraduate students (18 teams; ...

  5. Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium Provides Education for all Levels of Sheep Producers

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/buckeye-shepherd%E2%80%99s-symposium-provides-education-all-levels-sheep-producers

    committee is excited to have Sandi Brock of Shepherd Creek Farms, Ontario Canada on the program.  Sandi is ... and registration materials are posted as well on the Wayne County Extension web site at  ... afternoon December 13 during the Shepherd’s College program and again on Saturday, December 14 during the ...

  6. Winter Calf Management

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

    increase in energy to meet maintenance requirements. There are many different calf-feeding programs. With ... below the lower critical temperature of 50⁰F, calves need extra energy to stay warm. At times during ... and get chills at night. If you have a calf born premature, putting the jacket on at night and taking ...

  7. Feeding High Ash Forages

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

    either splashed onto the surface of the plant while in the field or was picked up during harvest. On ... but generally by only a few percentage points. On the other hand, harvest practices and soil ... evaluated the composition of corn silage that was harvested after severe flooding caused by Hurricane Irene. ...

  8. 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

    (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 27 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, November 22, 2019. For ... program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University. The resulting analysis can be ... energy lactation (NE L, $/Mcal), metabolizable protein (MP, $/lb; MP is the sum of the digestible ...

  9. 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

    has been completed, farm profitability often turns on how well a task was completed, the attention to ... Quoting that article, “farm managers have a tendency to place too much emphasis on someone’s work history ... and not enough emphasis on whether the person is the right fit for the farm.  Smart people with the ...

  10. News Release: Ritter completes internship with GC2 Ministries

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/news-release-ritter-completes-internship-gc2-ministries

    matters," said Dr. Jera Niewoehner-Green, assistant professor and program coordinator for community ...

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