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  1. Labor Management Series: Farm Transition to Non-Family

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/january-2016/labor-management-series-farm-transition-non-family

    assist an area farmer sort through the complexities of his farm transition plan.  This farmer worked hard ... all of his life, built a successful diversified farm, and as he approached retirement, began investing ... considerable time and energy into how best to transition his farm business.  Discussions with his children ...

  2. Ohio State Students Participate in Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-2/ohio-state-students-participate-midwest-regional

    students from each school are split up into different teams among 2 farms, with Ohio State having three ... students at one farm and one student at the other farm. Brandon Colby’s team placed first and Joey Brown’s ... team placed second from the same farm. Next year's Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge will be ...

  3. ROASTED SOYBEANS AND COPPER INCREASE SPONTANEOUS OXIDIZED MILK FLAVOR

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-7/roasted-soybeans-and-copper-increase-spontaneous

    may taste normal at the farm, but develops a flavor characterized as tasting metallic, cardboardy or ... soybeans (RSB) and milk components in off-flavor development. Twenty commercial dairy farms in the vicinity ... of Wooster, Ohio were selected based on the feeding of roasted soybeans. Herd size ranged from 35 to ...

  4. Agronomy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/agronomy

    Forage Information Center Purdue University Forage Information US Dairy Forage Research Center University ... of Wisconsin: Forage Research and Extension West Virginia University Forage-Livestock Systems ...

  5. Commercial Activity Tax Update

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/commercial-activity-tax-update

    Mr. Don Breece, Farm Management Specialist, OSU Extension Center at Lima Farmers with gross sales ... into being. In a question to the Ohio Department of Taxation, whether farms were included, the reply ... receipts." A second question was asked about milk and other livestock sales from Ohio farms to out-of-state ...

  6. Controlling Flies on Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/controlling-flies-farms

    for significant reductions in the production of farmed meat and dairy products. It's estimated ... of dollars. Modern methods of livestock and poultry farming often provide an ideal breeding ... on the farm. Wet feed remaining at the ends of mangers will breed flies. (d) Provide proper drainage ...

  7. When is the Best Time to Market Cull Cows?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/when-best-time-market-cull-cows

    farm utilities, power and fuel, and marketing expenses can be around $0.10/lb of gain. Excluding labor, ... management, and facilities, costs per pound of gain can range from $0.45 to 0.50. One final point to consider ... farm profits by proper management of this often overlooked segment of the enterprise. With that ...

  8. Coming in 2014: Managing Dairy Employees More Effectively Farm Assessment

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-6/coming-2014-managing-dairy-employees-more

    like about working for you? Do they know your farm’s goals? Are they comfortable talking to management ... like these? How would your employees answer the same questions?  Getting work done on dairy farms today ... is accomplished through people, and more cows per farm means more people are needed to care for those ...

  9. Ohio State Fair 4-H Rabbit Quiz Bowl Contest

    https://ohio4h.org/events/ohio-state-fair-4-h-rabbit-quiz-bowl-contest

    July 7 at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, awards will be presented during the Ohio ...

  10. 2018 Dairy Palooza

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/2018-dairy-palooza

    Wooster, Ohio on a sunny day.  Our morning agenda included the customary Quality Assurance (QA) training ...

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