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.
Bernie Erven says employees wanted to be motivated.
The use of recombiant bovine Somatotropin has increased, especially on large farms.
Dianne Shoemaker tries to make things easier to understand with a game of jeopardy.
Farm employees are no different than workers in other industries: Different things motivate different peole at different times, reminds Tuscarawas County Ag Agent Chris Zollers.
Ernie Oelker writes about the manure research field day at Myron Wehr’s farm in New Waterford, Ohio.
Diane Shoemaker honors retiring expert in field of bovine mammary.
With elusive broad answers to low milk prices, Tim Demland shares specific efforts individual dairymen can take, including good recordkeeping.
According to the USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, two distinct biotypes of bovine viral diarrhea virus have been identified.
Shoemaker writes about how dairy issues are hot just about everywhere.
Will you get your money back planting now? Not if you’re planting corn for grain.
Ernie Oelker shares ways farmers can help protect our food supply from the farm to table.
Shoemaker writes about when things don’t quite go according to plan – for example, when it won’t stop raining.
Syndrome may already be under radar in Ohio, says Ohio State Extension district dairy specialist Dianne Shoemaker.
Wayne County Extension Agent Tom Noyes takes a closer look at the Cooperatives Working Together program.
The 2002 farm bill calls for research into the levels of carbon in soils and some of that research is under way in eastern Ohio.
Bernie Erven explains the basic three skills farmers need to succeed.
Why is raising calves and heifers such a problem on some dairy farms? Ohio State Extension dairy specialist Dianne Shoemaker offers advice.
Ernie Oelker writes about the ins and outs of urea nitrogen concentration in milk.
Denny Weilnau discusses the Livestock Environmental Assurance Program II and Manure Management Planner.