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Dairy Channel: No two cows are alike

Thursday, March 14, 2002

Diane Shoemaker writes about feral calves or cows with brain gaps.

Dairy Excel: Pay attention to calf health: It’s the basics of your milking string profit

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Diane Shoemaker explains how your calves’ health is important to your pocketbook.

Dairy Excel/Channel: Ohio close to final permit rules

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Ernie Oelker writes of the Ohio Department of Agriculture takeover of responsibilities for permitting large-scale livestock, poultry and dairy operations.

Dairy Excel: Buy/sell agreements are smooth business transition

Thursday, February 21, 2002

Even farm business owners need to consider how their operations will continue in their absence, or when they want to retire.

Frost seeding improves pastures, forage

Thursday, February 21, 2002

Frost seeding of legumes in February and early March can be used to improve pasture quality and yield.

Dairy Channel: More ways to mess up your farm

Thursday, February 14, 2002

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, finishes her list of 10 things people do to mess up their farms.

Dairy Excel: Is contract heifer raising in your future?

Thursday, February 7, 2002

Tom Noyes, dairy agent for OSU Extension in Wayne County and a member of OSU’s DairyExcel team, writes about the upcoming contract heifer raising conference.

Dairy Channel: Reduce manure phosphorus to improve dairy profits, protect water resources

Thursday, January 31, 2002

Ernie Oelker, agricultural extension agent in Columbiana County, and a member of OSU’s DairyExcel team, writes about reaching the goal of reducing excess feeding of phosphorus and nitrogen in the forms of protein and non-protein nitrogen for dairy cattle.

Dairy Excel: Orientation: Make a good first impression with a new employee

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Bernie Erven, ag economist at OSU specializing in human resource issues and a member of the OSU’s DairyExcel team, writes what you can do during a new employees first few hours on the job.

Dairy Channel: A recipe to mess up your farm

Thursday, January 17, 2002

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, writes about the “10 Stupid Things” people do to blow a good farm operation right out of the water?

DairyExcel: Keep new employee’s feelings in mind

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Terry Beck, OSU agricultural extension agent in Wayne County and a member of OSU’s DairyExcel team, writes on making a new employee’s first few days on the farm a positive experience.

DairyExcel: Keep new employee’s feelings in mind

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Terry Beck, OSU agricultural extension agent in Wayne County and a member of OSU’s DairyExcel team, writes on making a new employee’s first few days on the farm a positive experience.

Dairy Excel: New Year’s resolutions for dairy producers

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Dennis Weilnau, agricultural extension agent in Stark and Summit counties and a member of OSU’s DairyExcel team, urges dairy producers to build their New Year’s resolutions around improvements.

Dairy Channel: Pups are lively addition to farm, family

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, writes about the new dogs that have come into her life.

Dairy Excel: Remember competitive pay, flexibility when recruiting student employees

Thursday, December 13, 2001

Chris Zoller, agricultural extension agent in Tuscarawas County, writes about the secret to success to employing high school students as dairy farm labor.

Dairy Channel: Dairy costs: How much is too much?

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Ernie Oelker, agricultural extension agent in Columbiana County, writes about the process of cost control.

Dairy Excel: Milk pricing issue requires attention

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Cam Thraen, dairy marketing and policy state specialist with Ohio State University Extension, writes about the new proposed pricing rules for Class III and Class IV milk and about the Leahy dairy compact amendment to the Senate farm bill.

Dairy Channel: Give thanks for safe, fresh milk supply

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, adds refrigeration and pasteurization to the list of what we should be thankful for.

Dairy Excel: Will hospital and nursing home bills rob you of your home and farm?

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Many of us who are nearing retirement age have not sufficiently planned for the increasingly likely possibility of being incapacitated or disabled.

Line fence law not always straight-forward

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Like it or not, Ohio law generally requires both landowners to equally share the costs of constructing and maintaining a fence.

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