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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Broadcasting Red Clover into Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/broadcasting-red-clover-wheat

    add red clover into a wheat stand. We can’t count on good freeze/thaw cycles to create those honeycomb ... Growers need to evaluate soil, weather and stand conditions to determine if a straight broadcast operation ... is worth their time, effort and expense.  Evaluate the wheat stand.  How dense is the stand? Can ...

  4. Changes to Quality Assurance Policy

    https://hancock.osu.edu/news/changes-quality-assurance-policy

    discussed some changes for this year that will help mitigate the effects the corona virus is having on ... holding in-person programming. For livestock quality assurance (QA) for the 2020 year only: QA must still ... certification.  Click here to go to the directions. YQCA Web Based Certification- Flash Sale! April 1-30, 2020 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Alumni in the News

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/may-2020/alumni-news

    Dr. Brooke Beam  BSAGR Agricultural Communications 2012, MS Agricultural Education 2014 ... MS Animal Science 1989-  Farmers at work keeping grocery store shelves stocked on National ... store shelves stocked on National Agriculture Day (and every day) Chris Henney  BS Agricultural ...

  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. Join Us for Ag Madness!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/join-us-ag-madness

    programming on March 24 with a webinar for produce growers with assistance on operating amid COVID-19. We ... agricultural subjects like hemp, pastures & grazing, fruit and vegetable production, farm management and ... Direct Marketing (March 31), Farm Management (April 1), Forages, Pastures and Grazing (April 2) and ...

  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. OSU Extension COVID-19 Information – FAQs

    https://extension.osu.edu/about/vision-mission-values/designext-%E2%80%93-shaping-ohio-state-university-extensions-future/osu

    right now at the university. This means there is currently no on-farm research, no face-to-face on-farm ... can be applied on the sponsored program. In these cases, please document this fractional effort and ... whether on our farms, to keep offices open, or monitor labs, etc.  Please note:  We are also keeping in ...

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