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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.

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 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.

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.

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