Let’s talk feed efficiency, rather than pounds of dry matter intake, when talking about dairy rations, says OSU Extension Agent Ernie Oelker.
Dairy expert Dianne Shoemaker warns farmers not to make any rash purchases even though they may have a few more dollars in their pockets.
Large volumes of milk swing in and out of the Mideast milk marketing order, forcing local milk producers to shoulder more costs.
Significant negative producer price differentials may continue unless changes are made to the Mideast Federal Order 33 language.
Columbiana County Extension Agent Ernest Oelker shares what’s on the minds of dairy industry folks and milk producers.
Jim Skeeles explains the complexity and anxiety of passing the family farm.
Dianne Shoemaker hopes dairymen will take a look at their finances before crisis hits.
Ohio State’s dairy employee short course offers training in class and in parlor.
How would you like 280 bushels per acre average over more than 500 acres of corn? Ernie Oelker connects soil productivity, vertical tillage and yield expectations.
Dairy expert Dianne Shoemaker goes over the spring dairy conferences’ dates and details.
It’s a sure sign it’s winter when your calf ‘igloo’ hutches turn into real igloos, says OSU Extension Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker.
Extension agent teaches how to interview potential employees.
Ernie Oelker invites producers to check out farm profitability data, then figure how their own worth stacks up.
Stark County ag agent Denny Weilnau reminds producers not to ignore forage fertilization.
Dianne Shoemaker knows putting together a farm balance sheet isn’t fun or pretty. Still, she recommends doing it each year.
Ag expert offers some background and specifics about mad cow disease.
Dairy expert Dianne Shoemaker puts together a festive poem.
Ernie Oelker updates readers on nutrient application and utilization research on one Columbiana County farm.
Dairy expert Tim Demland gives a recap of the Ohio Dairy Producers’ most recent meeting.
The livestock sector’s handling of animals is scrutinized by many, and what they see isn’t always positive. An update by OSU Extension district dairy speicalist Dianne Shoemaker.