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Dairy Excel: Plenty of dairy conferences in March

Thursday, February 19, 2004

Dairy expert Dianne Shoemaker goes over the spring dairy conferences’ dates and details.

Dairy Channel: Signs of winter’s wrath, dairy style

Thursday, February 12, 2004

It’s a sure sign it’s winter when your calf ‘igloo’ hutches turn into real igloos, says OSU Extension Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker.

Dairy Excel: Asking right questions key to interviewing

Thursday, February 5, 2004

Extension agent teaches how to interview potential employees.

Dairy Channel: Farm business summaries give inside look at dairy farm comparison

Thursday, January 29, 2004

Ernie Oelker invites producers to check out farm profitability data, then figure how their own worth stacks up.

Dairy Excel: Remember to fertilize hay fields, too

Thursday, January 22, 2004

Stark County ag agent Denny Weilnau reminds producers not to ignore forage fertilization.

Dairy Channel: Too much debt, not enough equity? Find out with farm balance sheet

Thursday, January 15, 2004

Dianne Shoemaker knows putting together a farm balance sheet isn’t fun or pretty. Still, she recommends doing it each year.

Dairy Channel: Getting some answers about BSE

Thursday, January 8, 2004

Ag expert offers some background and specifics about mad cow disease.

Dairy Channel: Santa stops at the barn

Thursday, December 18, 2003

Dairy expert Dianne Shoemaker puts together a festive poem.

Dairy Channel: Columbiana County nutrient research plots yield usable results

Thursday, December 4, 2003

Ernie Oelker updates readers on nutrient application and utilization research on one Columbiana County farm.

Dairy Excel: Ohio Dairy Producers continue work

Wednesday, November 26, 2003

Dairy expert Tim Demland gives a recap of the Ohio Dairy Producers’ most recent meeting.

Dairy Channel: People see how you treat your animals

Thursday, November 20, 2003

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 Excel: Do cheese market retreats spell the end for good prices? Expert opinion

Thursday, November 13, 2003

Dairy specialist Cam Thraen writes a column just for proactive pricers.

Dairy Channel: Taking a closer look at the future structure of the dairy industry

Thursday, November 6, 2003

Ernie Oelker poses the real question: “What can we expect milk demand to be over the next 10 to 20 years?”

Dairy Excel: Dairy feeding and management meetings

Thursday, October 30, 2003

Ohio State has plenty of opportunities to boost your dairy management skills this winter. See this week’s Dairy Excel column.

Dairy Channel: Tax plans just as imperative this year

Thursday, October 23, 2003

A team of specialists tells how a little planning now can help avoid unpleasant surprises come tax time.

Dairy Excel: Good ol’ days could’ve used a loader

Thursday, October 16, 2003

Columnist remembers how farming used to be – 45 years ago.

Dairy Channel: Iowa’s manure nutrient utilization and odor control project used in Ohio

Thursday, October 9, 2003

Ernie Oelker discusses application of Iowa manure research on Ohio farms.

Dairy Excel: Compensating for poor feed quality

Thursday, October 2, 2003

Tom Noyes offers tips on supplementing cow diets when you’re short on hay.

Dairy Channel: Compensating for poor feed quality

Thursday, October 2, 2003

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.

Dairy Channel: Ask yourself: What is holding you back?

Thursday, September 25, 2003

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.


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