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  1. Hay! How You Gather and Store Yours Matters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/hay-how-you-gather-and-store-yours-matters

    conclude with an optional tour of Green Top Acres facility.  For more information, or to register, you can ... held from 2 pm to 5 pm.  The Twilight Tour will run from 6 pm to 9:00 pm and feature a farm to table ...

  2. Up for the Challenge – Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/challenge-%E2%80%93-dairy-challenge

    opportunity for students to experience the process of evaluating management practices on a dairy farm and to ... graduate students are invited to attend the farm visit and participate in a meeting later in the evening ... with the contest judges to discuss observations on the farm. A farm in central Ohio is selected and ...

  3. Accepting SNAP Benefits at Ohio Farmers Markets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0065

    farmers/farm markets that accepted SNAP benefits. The number increased to 132 in 2020 and there were $446,360 ... in SNAP benefits redeemed at Ohio farmers/farm markets in 2020, a 97.75 percent increase from ... -supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap.pdf U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service ...

  4. Beat the Heat Before It's Late: Cooling Strategies for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/beat-heat-its-late-cooling-strategies-dairy-cattle

    highlight the strengths and weaknesses of your facilities, enabling you to make informed decisions. Don’t ... waiting areas near the milking parlor. Research I have conducted in the past showed that a 45-minute ... is a misconception that calves are more resilient than other life stages; however, researchers have ...

  5. The Case for an Outside Board of Directors for Closely Held Farm and Agricultural Businesses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-0019

    research indicates, "It's tough to do both. If you don't figure out which matters most to ... of boards of directors—how the right board members can benefit closely held farm and agricultural ... decisions about the board are heavily dependent on the ambitions and goals of the founder/owner of the farm ...

  6. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    Manager; Organic Food and Farming Education and Research Program; Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... organic market analysis, consumer research, and advocacy. Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association ... conference, and a beginning farmer program. Organic Food and Farming Education and Research (OFFER) More ...

  7. Join Our Team as an Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Assistant

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/join-our-team-agriculture-and-natural-resources-program-assistant

    and stakeholders with research-backed information that will better their lives.  This includes, but is ... programs, helping to develop educational materials, presentations, and resources, assisting local research ...

  8. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    most economically damaging species for livestock.  Research has shown that calf weights can be reduced ... limiting larval development and controlling breeding sites.  For confinement housing situations, facility ... breeding sites.  In addition to facility sanitation, larvicides and fly predators are other tools available ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Ms. April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... Prices of dairy nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, May 17, 2024.   Economic Value of Feeds Results of the ... of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, May 17, 2024. For convenience, Table 3 summarizes ...

  10. 3-NOP (Bovaer™) Receives FDA Approval

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/3-nop-bovaer%E2%84%A2-receives-fda-approval

    I assumed that a farm could expect the average changes in milk production (+3%) and feed intake (+1.6%) when ... a farm. If you’re considering 3-NOP for your farm, or your client’s dairy farm, use our Dairy Carbon ...

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