Similar to Dairy Excel

All Categories

  • Take time to know your feed costs

  • Battling the phobia of GMOs

  • First 24 hours critical for calf colostrum

Dairy Excel Results

Dairy Channel: Dairy Channel: Smaller guys lose less money each day than big guys

Thursday, April 10, 2003

OSU Extension Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker shares observations from a recent trip out West.

Dairy Excel: Preparing the next general manager

Thursday, April 3, 2003

Tuscarawas County Extension Agent Chris Zoller emphasizes the importance of business transition in this week’s Dairy Excel column.

Dairy Channel: Biotech: Science vs. pseudo science

Thursday, March 27, 2003

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.

Dairy Channel: Get rid of those nuisance barn birds

Thursday, March 20, 2003

Unwanted birds have become an extremely frustrating problem for dairy farms.

Dairy Excel: Milk prices: Dairy expert searches for 2003 rays of pricing sunshine

Thursday, March 6, 2003

Ohio State’s milk pricing expert Cam Thraen looks at possible changes that may pull us out of these rock-bottom price blues.

Dairy Excel/Channel: Working things out: Family businesses face challenges

Thursday, February 27, 2003

Ernie Oelker discusses farm families’ struggles with their businesses.

Dairy Excel: Ohio set to buy ag easements again

Thursday, February 20, 2003

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for its second round of farmland preservation funds.

DairyChannel: Northeast management conference lines up dairy heat stress experts

Thursday, February 13, 2003

Summer’s heat seems far behind us, and far ahead of us, but that’s precisely why milk producers should be thinking about managing heat stress now, says OSU Extension Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker.

DairyChannel: Northeast management conference lines up dairy heat stress experts

Thursday, February 13, 2003

Summer’s heat seems far behind us, and far ahead of us, but that’s precisely why milk producers should be thinking about managing heat stress now, says OSU Extension Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker.

Dairy Excel/Channel: The good, bad and ugly of cell counts

Thursday, February 6, 2003

Shoemaker says since the weather is warming up, at least temporarily, it’s time for a quick review of the scourge of cow udders.

Dairy Excel/Channel: Is there a better way to price forage?

Thursday, January 30, 2003

Ernie Oelker writes about replacing Relative Feed Value as a way to value forages.

Dairy Excel: Managing TMRs for performance

Thursday, January 23, 2003

What happens when cows don’t eat the ration that was created for them? Wayne County Extension Agent Tom Noyes explains it all in this week’s Dairy Excel column.

Dairy Channel: In dairying, there’s no place like home

Thursday, January 16, 2003

Ohio and Pennsylvania milk producers may envy producers in other parts of the country, but be careful what you wish for, advises Ohio State district dairy specialist Dianne Shoemaker.

Dairy Channel: Take a look at your herd: A review of vaccination principles

Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Columnist Ernie Oelker provides a review of the principles and guidelines relative to livestock vaccinations.

New Year’s challenge: Live like a dog

Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Rather than making resolutions that leave you with unrealistic expectations, get a dog this New Year’s and enjoy the simple things in life.

Dairy Excel: The bad times and good human resource management

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

The “right” human resource practices for bad times vary farm to farm, says an Ohio State farm management and labor specialist in this week’s Dairy Excel column.

Dairy Channel: Don’t wait until January to look at your farm’s income tax situation

Thursday, December 19, 2002

Farm and dairy tax planning is more important in a bad year (or don’t let those open accounts increase your taxable income).

Dairy Excel: Encourage top employee performance

Thursday, December 12, 2002

It’s not rocket science, but it’s usually an area that farm managers need to work on: employee relations. Tuscarawas County Agent Chris Zoller offers some easy-to-implement tips to make the job easier.

Dairy Channel: Year in review Manure, drought and no-till corn

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Ernie Oelker reports on farm research involving liquid dairy manure as a nitrogen source for no-till corn.

Consider forage quality, location when weighing winter feeding options

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

While some managers in our area have been able to stockpile grass in a few paddocks, more stored forage will be required this year. This week’s “All About Grazing” column offers management tips for winter feeding.

eNewsletter

Get our Top Stories in Your Inbox