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.
Dairy specialist Cam Thraen writes a column just for proactive pricers.
Ernie Oelker poses the real question: “What can we expect milk demand to be over the next 10 to 20 years?”
Ohio State has plenty of opportunities to boost your dairy management skills this winter. See this week’s Dairy Excel column.
A team of specialists tells how a little planning now can help avoid unpleasant surprises come tax time.
Columnist remembers how farming used to be – 45 years ago.
Ernie Oelker discusses application of Iowa manure research on Ohio farms.
Tom Noyes offers tips on supplementing cow diets when you’re short on hay.
What are you going to do for the next nine months until a new crop of haylage is available? Are you going to purchase dry hay and from where? OSU Extension dairy agent Tom Noyes gives some suggestions in this week’s column.
Not your seat belt, but what is stopping you from being a better dairy manager? OSU Extension dairy specialist Dianne Shoemaker asks pointed questions in this week’s column.