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  1. Short-Season Forages for Late Summer Planting on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/short-season-forages-late-summer-planting-dairy

    rye and wheat (there is also a winter biotype that acts like winter wheat). In our research, oat ... 25-30 days into June or early July.    In our research, a fall harvest and 3 additional harvests the ... rations. Summary Utilizing short-season forages can provide excellent quality forage on dairy farms to ...

  2. Record Negative Producer Price Differential Slams June Milk Checks, Why and How?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/record-negative-producer-price-differential-slams

    Dianne Shoemake r, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Helped by ... additional cash flow at the farm level quickly evaporated as the specter of a record negative producer price ... organizations representing processors and cooperatives and included in the 2018 Farm Bill. Unfortunately, bad ...

  3. New Study Seeks to Document Organic Dairy Herd Health Practices

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    about organic dairy herd health management, and there is a lack of scientific research dedicated to herd ... health relevant for organic dairy farming. Our goal is to learn about holistic organic dairy herd health ... perspective. Our research project is intended to raise awareness and appreciation for dairy farmers’ ...

  4. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    or built upon solid research, adapted to your farm situation. Training around the written protocols ... and teaching protocols for crucial farm tasks forms the foundation of training farm ... the context of a farm, protocols are defined as a set of steps or procedures that guide or define how ...

  5. Soil Balancing Research Project

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    Soil Balancing Research Project Past Projects ...

  6. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/economic-assistance-available-dairy-farms

    Dianne Shoemaker, Extension Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension One ... economic impact at the farm level has been swift, with a variety of options available to assist dairy ... farms. We will touch on a few of them here, including links for additional information.  Every farm should ...

  7. Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/oats-late-summer-forage-crop

    provides forage and increases farm profitability, with return on investment rivaling and often surpassing ...

  8. November 21, 2019 Meeting Handouts

    https://offer.osu.edu/node/139

    Requirements for Organic Research at OSU’s Wooster Campus OFFER Dedicated Farm Equipment Alan Sundermeier North ... Thursday, November 21, 2019 Wooster, Ohio  |  9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.* Research Services Room 126 Renee Hunt ... POSITIONING OHIO AS A LEADER IN ORGANICS A Meeting to Discuss Research Priorities and Resources ...

  9. Two-Day Ohio Compost Operator Education Course

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    Organic growers know the importance of quality compost for improving farm yields and soil health. ... But compost might also boost farm income as a product offered for sale. “Every compost producer in the ... state runs out every year, so there’s definitely a demand,” says Fred Michel, a researcher at The Ohio ...

  10. Schedule: November 21 Organic Research Meeting

    https://offer.osu.edu/node/137

    Thursday, November 21, 2019 Wooster, Ohio  |  9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.* Research Services Room 126 This event is ... Research *Alan Sundermeier, SARE *Mike Kline, Organic Valley *Deb Stinner, Organic Farming Research ... share relevant organic research?    12:00 Optional Light Lunch at Wooster     ...

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