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Harvesting drought-stressed forages

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Harvest management strategies are different for legumes, depending on if the stands are new, established or of a particular forage species. An OSU specialist offers harvesting tips.

Dairy Channel: Even rain won’t dispel worries over quality of this year’s dairy feed

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Even though this year’s feed nutrient values may be unique and yields will be down, corn silage is still likely to be the best forage value for the dollar. When should you chop? Answers to this and other forage questions by OSU Extension District Dairy Specialist Dianne Shoemaker.

Dairy Excel: Markets: Just how low can we go?

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Information coming out of the USDA or the Farm Service Agency on the counter-cyclical payment program mechanism included in the National Dairy Market Loss Payment Program, is sparse, but OSU ag economist Cam Thraen tries to sort through the mess.

Dairy Channel: On-farm dairy study of E. coli 0157

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Columbiana County Extension Agent Ernie Oelker describes his upcoming research work that will take him to dairy farms across northeastern Ohio.

Dairy Channel: Hoof trimmers get cozy with feet

Wednesday, July 3, 2002

Hoof trimmers go back to school to bone up on the latest hoof health news, trimming methods and herd health.

Dairy Excel: Check the pulse of your farm business

Thursday, June 27, 2002

How are decisions made on the farm?

Dairy Channel: Tough spring for crops, research

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Ernie Oelker writes about farmers’ battle with wet weather.

Dairy Channel: Think ‘stupid’ to avoid disasters

Thursday, June 6, 2002

Quick thinking, communication and good work averted a disaster when a custom manure hauler – filled with 4,000 gallons of liquid manure – had an accident on a road.

Dairy Channel: Fine-tuning feed mixing and feeding

Thursday, May 23, 2002

Scrimping on feed costs won’t always save you money, says columnist Ernie Oelker.

Dairy Excel: Worker motivation isn’t always money

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Terry Beck writes about what motivates workers.

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