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  1. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    LaBarge, Field Specialist, Nutrient Management, Ohio State University Extension Fertilizer prices have been ... define how vital the fertilizer application is in the upcoming year. Using the soil test value, we can ... increasing rapidly. The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has tracked bi-weekly fertilizer prices in ...

  2. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    Glen Arnold, Manure Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Due to the ... increase in fertilizer prices, there is renewed interest in the nutrient value of manure. This article will ... and organic matter in pen-pack manure are an excellent addition to farm fields. The most common types ...

  3. Become a Master Gardener Volunteer

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/master-gardener-training-class

    is currently accepting new applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer training program. ... education programs. Participants interested in receiving the 50-hour intensive training will learn about ... $120. NEW THIS YEAR: The 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer training will consist of both online modules, ...

  4. Giving ugly food a chance

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/giving-ugly-food-chance

    suggested that about 41% of unharvested food is edible but unmarketable because of its appearance. The ... value the fact that it’s got just as much nutrition as standard produce.” Roe conducted the study with ... researchers surveyed 1,300 U.S. residents who shopped and cooked for their households. Participants in the ...

  5. Giving shoppers a nudge to forgo plastic bags

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/giving-shoppers-nudge-forgo-plastic-bags

    bag use by about 30%. The researchers experimented with the 5-cent donation concept as an application ... “We went into the project just wanting to understand whether this kind of incentive could be ... 12.9 percentage points, representing a drop in plastic bag use of about 30-34%, Hu said. The analysis ...

  6. REQUIRED JR FAIR TAGGING FOR HOGS, GOATS, SHEEP & DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/events/required-jr-fair-tagging-hogs-goats-sheep-dairy-beef-feeders-3

    Youth signed up for market projects including: Dairy Beef Feeders, Hogs, Goats and Lambs must have ... County Junior Fair. More information about this Tag-In will be posted as it becomes available. ...

  7. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-2

    Veal Quality Assurance training. The first module of this training involved understanding antibiotics ... disease, as pertaining to calves. Fun fact, a “disease symptom” is something you are personally feeling, ... tied to dehydration. The tricky part about diarrheal diseases is that they can be caused by a plethora ...

  8. Emergency Preparedness Through a Farm Walk Through

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/emergency-preparedness-through-farm-walk-through

    education training in order to stay certified. One part of this training can be doing site visits. Unlike ... milk tanks, or bulk fertilizer tanks? These are all areas that can be a hazardous on the farm and can ... the tour, have a discussion with first responders about gas detection equipment that they have ...

  9. 2022 carbon market outlook

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/2022-carbon-market-outlook

    offset market will continue to build. Here are some outcomes of note: First, the US and China agreed to ... statement by the countries, but it is useful that the world’s two largest CO2 emitters are talking about ... isn’t an important conversation in the next US Farm Bill discussion. Third, there was a renewed ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NEL is about 6% ... average. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US ... income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.18 and $9.63/cwt, ...

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