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  1. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator, Crawford County, Ohio State University Extension Spring is in the air, with the tulips and daffodils starting to bloom, and alfalfa fields coming back to life. It is also the time when our barn ventilation systems roar ...

  2. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/turbulence-dairy-industry

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Spring is underway, and thus, we expect it to be windy. However, the direction from which the wind is blowing can affect the warmth o ...

  3. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator, Crawford County; Dr. Gustavo Schuenemann, Extension Dairy Veterinarian, The Ohio State University Extension Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on sanitation experiences from outbreaks, such as av ...

  4. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension Establishing and teaching protocols for crucial farm tasks forms the foundation of training farm employees. Strictly speaking, protocol is defined as a set of rules or sta ...

  5. Researchers model spatial and temporal consequences of increased woody biomass use on the global forest ecosystem

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/researchers-model-spatial-and-temporal-consequences-increased-woody-biomass-use-global-forest

    Source: University of Maine Press Release Incentivizing both sequestration and avoidance of emissions— using a carbon rental or carbon tax and subsidy approach — versus only a carbon tax encourages protection of natural forests by valuing the standing sto ...

  6. How to Get Ready for Spring Planting Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/how-get-ready-spring-planting-now

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist; Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator, Crawford County; and Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, The Ohio State University The weather outlook for our spring planting season is not enc ...

  7. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County; Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator, Crawford County; and  Dr. Mark Sulc, OSU Extension Forage Specialist, The Ohio State University Stored forage is an important component of many livestock operations.  ...

  8. Effects of Dietary Protein Level in Dry Cows and Heifers on Milk Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/effects-dietary-protein-level-dry-cows-and-heifers

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University In a recent meta-analysis conducted at the University of Florida, Husnain and Santos (2019) determined how the crude protein (CP) level fed to dry cows and h ...

  9. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Professor and Extension Forage Specialist, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University Early spring provides one of the two preferred times to seed perennial cool-season forages, the other being late summer. Two p ...

  10. VOLUME 22, ISSUE 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2

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