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  1. Plans Underway for the 2022 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program in Lucas County

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/plans-underway-2022-extension-master-gardener-volunteer-program-lucas-county

    On Connect Volunteer System. Information about the program and a link to the account and application ... training with small group labs. Classes will begin on Tuesday, February 1 and run through Tuesday, March ... 29. Class times are 9 am- 4 pm each Tuesday. Applications should be completed online or a hard copy ...

  2. Avian Inflenza Update

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/avian-inflenza-update

    healthy domestic poultry and birds. Hunters should dress game birds in the field whenever possible and ... health of their birds. APHIS has materials about biosecurity, including videos, checklists, and a toolkit ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Lucas County

    https://lucas.osu.edu/events/osu-extension-master-gardener-volunteer-program-lucas-county

    The initial training for the OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program will be held ... application is available online at:  OSU MGV Homepage- Account and Application Information If you are ... application online. See the link above. Informational meetings will be held virtually online in November and ...

  9. Face-to-Face Again with the 2021 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/face-face-again-2021-ohio-dairy-challenge

    provided to students.  On Friday afternoon, the students and judges spent about two hours at the farm ... Matthew, Caleb, and Hayden Brightbill. The family’s operation includes about 690 cows and 700 youngstock. ... Drs. Maurice Eastridge and Benjamin Wenner for the OSU Columbus campus. Additional information about ...

  10. Master Gardener Volunteers

    https://lucas.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers

    training with small group labs. Classes will begin on Tuesday, February 1 and run through Tuesday, March ... 29. Class times are 9 am- 4 pm each Tuesday. Applications should be completed and returned by Friday, ... excited that the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training class will not be far behind. Classes are ...

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