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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. Lauren J. Trapani

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/node/4410

    Celebration Program (.pdf)       Lauren Trapani shares that her greatest sense of accomplishment during her ... undergraduate program stemmed from applying her education to practical, real-world problems. During her ... program’s capstone course, she had the opportunity to work with the John Glenn Columbus International ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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