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  1. Farm to table: OSU Extension launches online Food Business Central

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2024/farm-table-osu-extension-launches-online-food-business-central

    Risk Management Education through the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop ... resources that help farmers and ranchers effectively manage risk in their operations. The course costs $25, ...

  2. Why Do Cows Bunch?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/why-do-cows-bunch

    standing, splashes manure on the udder, and elevates stress hormones. These changes increase risk of ... is 150 cows or less. Automated milking dairy farms with all cows in same pen will observe more social ... outside airflow can create a micro-environment in pens that initiate cow bunching. High stocking density ...

  3. Ohio 4-H Spark Expo Returns in June

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-4-h-spark-expo-returns-in-june-0

    prepare them for wherever their path may lead them after high school,” said Margo Overholt-Seckel, 4-H ... post-high school education and careers. Parents and students can find more information here or by contacting ...

  4. Agriculture Innovation Center to support value-added agriculture in Northeast Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/agriculture-innovation-center-support-value-added-agriculture-in-northeast-ohio

    Innovation Center Program. “Northeast Ohio is a great agricultural region with rich prime soils and is home ... small and medium farms in Ohio,” said Shoshanah Inwood, CFAES program director and rural sociologist. ... Program. As the first Ohio senator to serve on the Senate Agriculture Committee in more than 50 years, he ...

  5. Assessing Forage Stands and Winter Damage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/assessing-forage-stands-and-winter-damage

    a common form of winter damage seen in the field. This is a more common problem in heavier clay soils and ... poorly draining soils. Warmer temperatures occurring sporadically in February and March, followed by ... enough level that plants may not survive into May. Plants that experience heaving and survive are more ...

  6. Dairy Sustainability – The Jargon, the Dairy Story, and the Opportunity (Part I)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/dairy-sustainability-%E2%80%93-jargon-dairy-story-and

    prove to be more difficult and will most certainly require soil carbon sequestration or alternative ... digestion reduces the greenhouse gas emissions from manure by 50%. Solid separation technologies can also ... on dairy cow manure! Reduced and no-till cropping practices have improved soil carbon sequestration. ...

  7. ODA, OSU Extension team up to give out free garden seeds through Ohio Victory Gardens program

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/oda-osu-extension-team-give-out-free-garden-seeds-through-ohio-victory-gardens-program

    Victory Gardens program is back for its fifth year, and due to high demand, the program is expanding to ...

  8. Disease Prevention: Making the Most of Your Spring (and every day) Cleaning Practices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/disease-prevention-making-most-your-spring-and-every

    heavily soiled areas; however, these should be used with caution. Some pathogens, like Salmonella, can be ... form biofilms within 48 hours. Currently, very few disinfectants have been tested to determine their ... a disinfectant has been tested against in the lab and found effective. Double check to make sure the ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    50%. The cost of NE L is about 55% lower than the 5-year average ($0.09/MCal). However, the cost of ... primarily energy to the ration. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was ...

  10. CFAES Alumni Awards

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/CFAESAlumniAwards

    Nominees should have an A.A.S., A.S., B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. from the college. A diversity of degree levels ... which the award is presented. A diversity of degree levels should be represented by recipients. If ...

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