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  1. Milk Quality Workshop December 6, 2019

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/milk-quality-workshop-december-6-2019

    Emphasis is increasingly placed on milk quality.  One of the primary indicators of milk quality used around the world is somatic cell count (SCC).  Elevated SCC is correlated with mastitis, a costly economic disease for dairy farmers.  Wayne County Extens ...

  2. Hay Sampling

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/hay-sampling

    I have received several phone calls recently where the caller describes their hay; date baled, whether or not it got rained on before baling, general appearance, and sometimes smell. The question is how to best use this hay, is it suitable for horses or c ...

  3. Challenges of Drying Higher Moisture Corn

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/challenges-drying-higher-moisture-corn

    The typical market standard for corn is 15% moisture.   A moisture content of 15 to 15.5% is recommended for corn that will be stored over winter. There was a lot of June planted corn in Wayne County and even some July planted corn.  Grain moisture conten ...

  4. Increased Dairy Cow Productivity and Reduced Environmental Impact

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-dairy-cow-productivity-and-reduced-environmental-impact

    A 2019 Journal of Animal Science article entitled “The effects of improved performance in the U.S. dairy cattle industry on environmental impacts between 2007 and 2017” provides a picture of increased productivity with more efficient use of resources cont ...

  5. Fertilizer & Pesticide REcertification Sessions are Set

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/fertilizer-pesticide-recertification-sessions-are-set

    There will be two opportunties each in Fairfield County to gain REcertification for both Pesticide and Fertilizer applicators. ...

  6. ARC/PLC Farm Bill Decision Meeting

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/arcplc-farm-bill-decision-meeting

    As you know, enrollment in the “Farm Program”... aka, your ARC/PLC election... has begun and continues through March 15, 2020. Similar to the 2014 Farm Bill, producers have the same three options for federal commodity programs: Agricultural Risk Coverage ...

  7. Milk Quality Workshop

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/milk-quality-workshop

    All dairy producers are welcome to attend the milk quality workshop scheduled for Friday, December 6, 2019, 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. to be held in the commissioners meeting room in the Wayne county administration building, 428 W. Liberty St. Wooster, OH 4469 ...

  8. Extension Professional's Conference

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/extension-professionals-conference

    I think during the last month, I’ve been in 6 states and had the blessing of family time, professional development and many growth opportunities.  For dad’s 90 th birthday, he requested a trip to Nashville to the Grand Old Opry and the Ryman Concerts.  We ...

  9. Fall Manure Application to Wheat and other Fields

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/fall-manure-application-wheat-and-other-fields

    Fall conditions this year have been much more favorable for manure hauling and application compared to the nightmare of last fall.  As harvest continues, more fields become available for manure application.  There are also wheat acres that might benefit f ...

  10. OARDC Dairy Day

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/oardc-dairy-day

    The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and the OARDC Wooster dairy facility are hosting Dairy Day in Wooster on Thursday, November 14, 2019.  Dairy Day will address some of the key issues impacting the ...

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