Dennis Weilnau compares herd somatic cell counts and examines dairy farm attitudes.
An on-farm environmental assessment can help producers address problem areas, says columnist and ag extension agent Ernest Oelker.
Research has shown that attitude is a key component in the continuous improvement process. Extension Ag Agent Chris Zoller explores the connection between management attitude and farm quality and profitability.
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.
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.
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.
Columbiana County Extension Agent Ernie Oelker describes his upcoming research work that will take him to dairy farms across northeastern Ohio.
Hoof trimmers go back to school to bone up on the latest hoof health news, trimming methods and herd health.
How are decisions made on the farm?
Ernie Oelker writes about farmers’ battle with wet weather.