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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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Farm Financial Management School

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/farm-financial-management-school

    through February 19.            The 2020 FFMS will focus on teaching participants how to develop and use ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Camp Counselor Non-residential Training

    https://tuscarawas.osu.edu/events/camp-counselor-non-residential-training-8

    the Ohio 4-H program. These will be non-residential hours. Any counselor not meeting required amounts ...

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