Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 9/20
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Farm employees are no different than workers in other industries: Different things motivate different peole at different times, reminds Tuscarawas County Ag Agent Chris Zollers.
Ernie Oelker writes about the manure research field day at Myron Wehr’s farm in New Waterford, Ohio.
Diane Shoemaker honors retiring expert in field of bovine mammary.
With elusive broad answers to low milk prices, Tim Demland shares specific efforts individual dairymen can take, including good recordkeeping.
According to the USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, two distinct biotypes of bovine viral diarrhea virus have been identified.
Shoemaker writes about how dairy issues are hot just about everywhere.
Will you get your money back planting now? Not if you’re planting corn for grain.
Ernie Oelker shares ways farmers can help protect our food supply from the farm to table.
Shoemaker writes about when things don’t quite go according to plan – for example, when it won’t stop raining.
Syndrome may already be under radar in Ohio, says Ohio State Extension district dairy specialist Dianne Shoemaker.
Wayne County Extension Agent Tom Noyes takes a closer look at the Cooperatives Working Together program.
The 2002 farm bill calls for research into the levels of carbon in soils and some of that research is under way in eastern Ohio.
Bernie Erven explains the basic three skills farmers need to succeed.
Why is raising calves and heifers such a problem on some dairy farms? Ohio State Extension dairy specialist Dianne Shoemaker offers advice.
Ernie Oelker writes about the ins and outs of urea nitrogen concentration in milk.
Denny Weilnau discusses the Livestock Environmental Assurance Program II and Manure Management Planner.
OSU Extension Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker shares observations from a recent trip out West.
Tuscarawas County Extension Agent Chris Zoller emphasizes the importance of business transition in this week’s Dairy Excel column.
Scientific advance always involves some risk of unintended outcomes. Columbiana County Ag Agent Ernest Oelker ponders comments by Norman Borlaug and their meaning for agriculture.
Unwanted birds have become an extremely frustrating problem for dairy farms.
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