Thursday, February 11, 2016

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

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

Ernie Oelker discusses farm families' struggles with their businesses.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.
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