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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.

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.

Dairy Channel: Farming crickets or cows takes skill

Thursday, November 21, 2002

District Extension Dairy Specialist veers from her normal dairy channels this week to explore the world of cricket farming. Yep, that’s right. Crickets.

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