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  1. Solar Leasing 101

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/solar-leasing-101

    Join OSU Extension Specialists Peggy Kirk Hall and Eric Romich for an informational program about ... leasing farmland for utility-scale solar production. Topics include solar development trends, converting ... farmland to solar production, and key considerations to weigh before signing lease agreements for solar ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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; ...

  4. Farm Bill Training Set

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/farm-bill-training-set

    insurance – supplemental coverage option, and using decision tools to evaluate program choices to make ... A Farm Bill Update meeting for farmers has been planned for Thursday, December 5 at Mid-Ohio ... Energy Cooperative, 1210 W Lima Street, Kenton.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm and end at 8:30 pm.  ...

  5. Farm Bill Update: ARC/PLC

    https://miami.osu.edu/news/farm-bill-update-arcplc

    crop insurance – supplemental coverage option, and using decision tools to evaluate program choices to ... The 2018 Farm Bill allows the choice to enroll in ARC or PLC for 2019-2023.  Enrollment for 2019 ... is currently open with the deadline set as March 15, 2020. Join OSU Extension and the Farm Service ...

  6. Successful Co-Parenting Online© Now Available!

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/successful-co-parenting-online%C2%A9-now-available

    information, skills, and techniques to minimize the negative effects of separation and divorce on children and ... A trained Extension professional will host each participant as he or she progresses through the program ... through the secure e-commerce registration site.  Questions Contact Jami Dellifield, Family and Consumer ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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