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  1. Nuisance Bird Economics, Prevention, and Control for Livestock Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/nuisance-bird-economics-prevention-and-control

    survey. Flocks can range from a few hundred to over 10,000 on a single farm.  Starlings are known to fly ... 15 to 30 miles from roosting sites to a desirable feed source. On dairy farms, starlings consume ... month from a 200-cow dairy farm. Various studies have shown the economic cost of bird infestation in ...

  2. Use 2022 Profitability As a Catalyst for Retirement Savings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/use-2022-profitability-catalyst-retirement-savings

    Extension Typically as we move into the final quarter of the year, farm managers will start to examine their ... financial records in order to estimate the potential net farm income for the year and make plans on how to ... For many farm managers, it typically means prepaying expenses for the upcoming year or by investing in ...

  3. State-of-the-Art Animal Facility Coming to Ohio State

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/state-art-animal-facility-coming-ohio-state

    farm.  Inside the multispecies facility, classrooms will surround an arena with space for 300 seats where ... before graduating.  Students and other visitors to the multispecies facility can discover the research ... them but understand how they’re raised.  A new animal sciences facility is being planned where students ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... dairy farms, November 25, 2022. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio ... dairy farms, November 25, 2022. For convenience, Table 3 summarizes the economic classification of feeds ...

  5. Food Safety & Food Protection Training

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/food-safety-food-protection-training

    a class held at your facility please contact us. Please Contact Family and Consumer Sciences Educator ...

  6. Agricultural Reflections

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-5/agricultural-reflections

    the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Actually, farms have been consolidating. Do you know who created some of the ... a factory is all about. Ohio livestock farms began to consolidate in the 1980s because consumers demanded ... low-cost, high-quality products. First to consolidate in the livestock sector were the chicken farms ...

  7. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    next year. During this busy time of year, safety is critical with equipment moving all over the farm ... are trying to turn left. With all the additional moving equipment around the farm, be cautious of ... moving around the farm. If backup beepers have been turned off or disabled in any way, now is the time to ...

  8. Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/fall-manure-application-and-cover-crops

    dairy farming. Manure transport and application is a significant expense on dairy farms and can easily ... research has shown it can capture and hold 25 to 50 lb/acre of nitrogen, in the organic form as roots and ...

  9. 2022 Ohio Farm Custom Rates

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/2022-ohio-farm-custom-rates

    2022 Ohio Farm Custom Rates ...

  10. 2022 Beginner & Small Farm College

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/2022-beginner-small-farm-college

    small farmers, and farm families looking for new ideas.  October 24, 31, & November 7.   Click here ...

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