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  1. 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% ...

  2. Using Hay Harvesting Equipment Safely

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59126

    equipment. Watch for the safety of fellow workers when using harvesting equipment. Enforce the "no ... riders" rule. When working with any hay harvesting equipment, practice PTO safety (refer to “ Safe Use of ... operators and supervisors safety hay harvesting harvesting equipment hay crops harvesting Food, Agricultural ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Winter Calf Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/winter-calf-management

    increase in energy to meet maintenance requirements. There are many different calf-feeding programs. With ... the back leg when lying down. As temperatures continue to fall, adding calf jackets to help keep ... fall below freezing, or even 40⁰ F, is to have towels in a cabinet in the calving pen to help the cow ...

  5. Working with Large Round Bale Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59127

    round bales provides an efficient and economical way to harvest hay. How- ever, it also poses safety ... Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.2.7 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 11/14/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To know how to prevent ...

  6. Trenching and Excavation Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59191

    to increase your awareness of excavation and trench safety, and is not intended as a strict legal ... Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.9.1 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 11/06/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objectives: To understand and practice ...

  7. Solar Leasing 101

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/solar-leasing-101

    energy production. Light refreshments will be provided. Cost is free but pre-registration is required ...

  8. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    completed an analysis for 2018 was a loss of $155 per cow.  The good news is that the high 25% averaged ...

  9. Join the “Get Your Elves in a Row!” Email Wellness Challenge!

    https://miami.osu.edu/news/join-%E2%80%9Cget-your-elves-row%E2%80%9D-email-wellness-challenge

    challenge will focus on having a stress free and healthy holiday season.  Sponsored by Ohio State University ...

  10. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    increase. Global demand for nonfat dry milk is also expected to pick up in the near future, which should ... from September (12.7¢/lb), whereas ne-NDF has increased around 6¢/lb. The e-NDF and ne-NDF prices are ... prices are still increasing IONC. The current IONC should also be very profitable for Ohio dairy farmers. ...

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