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  1. 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

    outward focus is about developing relationships with persons, organizations, and institutions that could ... person.  Inward recruitment focus is about building a reputation as a great place to work.  If someone were ... supervisory requirements of the job, and finally, something about the expectations for hours and weekly or ...

  2. 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

    $17.82/cwt, respectively. The Class III component price for September closed about $0.80/cwt higher at ... drive milk prices even further. Lastly, although USDA projects total milk production for 2019 to be ... about the same or slightly higher than 2018, this may not be true given the 2019 forage crisis. I am ...

  3. Effects of Dietary Protein Level in Dry Cows and Heifers on Milk Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/effects-dietary-protein-level-dry-cows-and-heifers

    articles. Most studies used Holstein dry cows and heifers. About 20% of those studies provided separate ... be about 11% MP of diet DM or 14 to 15% CP of diet DM for a late gestation heifer consuming 22 lb/day ...

  4. Manure Spill Prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/manure-spill-prevention

    and applicators strive to do a better job of matching up manure nutrients with fields needing those ... storage management. Improper application is over application of manure based on field conditions or field ... equipment checks/maintenance, emergency shut-offs, employee/applicator training, work schedules that provide ...

  5. NEW RELEASE: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/new-release-15-measures-dairy-farm-competitiveness

    period, the average milk yield per cow in Ohio has increased about 5,600 lb, yet the rate of return has ... to the highest rate of return was only one year. During the 22-year time period, the average US milk ... measures is a must for survival. During the past 22 years, the average number of cows in the US has ...

  6. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    the air, with the tulips and daffodils starting to bloom, and alfalfa fields coming back to life. It ...

  7. Dairy Palooza 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/dairy-palooza-2019

    nearly 400 people were in attendance! With quality assurance training and a session on writing thank-yous ... offered the opportunity and training on cattle movement and animal welfare. Dr. Bob, a perennial favorite, ... demos, and artificial insemination basics were on the agenda. Kids also could learn more about connecting ...

  8. Green City Growers PSA (Produce Safety Alliance) FSMA Produce Safety Rule Plain Grower Training course

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/green-city-growers-psa-produce-safety-alliance-fsma-produce-safety-rule-plain-grower-training

    in these seven modules: Introduction to Produce Safety Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training Soil ... PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in ... completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized ...

  9. Feeding High Ash Forages

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

    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% ... Normal corn silage has about 5% ash, but some samples from flooded corn had concentrations exceeding 20%. ...

  10. Home

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/home

    educates growers of fresh produce about Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Food Safety Modernization ... produce safety and led to an Excellence in Engagement Grant that enabled us to expand our educational ... Extension Educators, and Field Specialists.  Team members conduct research to improve best management ...

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