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  1. COVID-19 Updates

    https://pested.osu.edu/COVID

    the May 31, 2020 deadline for agricultural fertilizer certificate holders to renew their license and ... Essential Business Guideline Ohio's Coronavirus-19 Stay at Home Order and agricultural businesses ...   When will pesticide exams resume? There is currently no date to resume testing. Online testing is not ...

  2. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    either some type of hand grab, twist, or squeeze test or the use of some instrument/tool. By far, the ... most common method of determining forage moisture content is some variation of the hand test ... tools/testers requires that a good representative sample is collected to produce a reliable result. As with most ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    software program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University. The resulting analysis ... 2020. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on March 26, 2020 are ... presented in Table 2. Detailed results for all 26 feed commodities are reported. The lower and upper limits ...

  4. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/update-oardc-feed-energy-equation

    State University, Wooster The equation used by many feed testing labs to estimate net energy for ... commercial feed testing labs did not measure starch, but it is now a routine assay. One improvement we are ...

  5. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

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

    result. Unfortunately, just putting something down in writing does not guarantee employees will follow the instruction, ... or if they do, that the results are positive. Sometimes protocols are poorly written, too long, too ... and/or bonuses. Another key to making sure protocols achieve good results and improve farm efficiency and ...

  6. Spring Plant Sale & Auction Fundraiser

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/spring-plant-sale-auction-fundraiser

    vegetables, specialty trees, unusual and dawrf conifers, rain garden plants and much more. Attendees will also find ... a unique and varied selection of gardening tools, hand crafted jewelry, stationery, garden art, honey ... sharpen your gardening hand tools. Friday afternoon at 1:00 pm will be a large container planting ...

  7. 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

    or 12 to 13% CP of diet DM are adequate for most dry cows. Overall, results from the meta-analysis ...

  8. 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

    motor; high amp draw wastes electricity and can lead to premature motor failure. This can be caused by ...

  9. Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale Cancelled

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/master-gardener-annual-plant-sale-cancelled

    Due to Ohio State University and State of Ohio policies and for the safety of our customers and members, we will not have our annual plant sale this year. We look forward to offering our same quality plant sale in May of 2021. ...

  10. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    Veterinarian, The Ohio State University Extension Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on ...

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