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  1. Bunker and Silage Pile Safety

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/bunker-and-silage-pile-safety

    of the fall increases. Consider this example: most bunker silos and silage piles are packed to ... There are two primary risks associated with bunker silos and silage piles; falling from the top of ... a silage avalanche. Two factors that increase the risk of these accidents are complacency and weather ...

  2. November 2019 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/newsletter/food-science-and-technology-news/november-2019-highlights

    Center hosted a food safety and international training program on November 2 – 16, which was funded ... nineteen Fellows from Costa Rica, Pakistan, and Bosnia & Herzegovina, and focused on the scientific and ... technical aspects of food safety standards, systems, and best practices necessary for ensuring the ...

  3. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    conditions at harvest can increase ash concentrations by 5 to more than 15 percentage points with only small ... either splashed onto the surface of the plant while in the field or was picked up during harvest. On ... average, cool season grasses, such as orchardgrass or fescue, harvested as hay or silage have about 7 to 9% ...

  4. Science Saturday- Can You Dig it?

    https://ohio4h.org/events/science-saturday-can-you-dig-it

    a paelontology dig. Preregistration is required,register by January 8. ...

  5. Precision University: Combating Compaction

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-40/precision-university-combating-compaction

    The fall of 2018 and spring of 2019 created some less than ideal conditions for field work leaving ... reduce yields. Compaction has been a concern for many years as equipment size grows, increasing axle ...

  6. Level 2 Serv Safe Exams

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/level-2-serv-safe-exams

    Level 2 Food Safety Training in Wayne County   ...

  7. Increased Dairy Cow Productivity and Reduced Environmental Impact

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

    increased efficiency of the inputs required to produce milk, there were also reductions in waste products.  ... dairy cattle industry on environmental impacts between 2007 and 2017” provides a picture of increased ... modeling and analysis to measure the increased efficiency of the dairy cow over this time period. In a time ...

  8. 2019 Ohio Corn Performance Test: Regional Overviews

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-40/2019-ohio-corn-performance-test-regional-overviews

    drying conditions (especially in the Northwestern region), average harvest grain moisture levels were ... date, Upper Sandusky in the Northwestern region was not harvested because of high grain moistures due to ... a late planting date.  Results from Upper Sandusky will be available on-line shortly after harvest ...

  9. Change Your Employee Recruitment and Interview Mindset

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/change-your-employee-recruitment-and-interview

    detail, and protocol.  Improving employee recruiting and interviewing skills increases the chance of ... and hiring requires a mindset adjustment. How do you attract dependable farm employees? What is your ... the employee recruitment and interview process.  Desperate for labor, the only job requirement seemed ...

  10. Corn Stalks Provide Another Grazing Option

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-stalks-provide-another-grazing-option

    Over the past several weeks, a considerable amount of corn has been harvested for grain.  The corn ... is necessary to limit corn intake.   The key is to increase the stocking density.  Generally, this is ... density increases, selectivity decreases.  Livestock are forced to eat more of the forage portion of the ...

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