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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Agriculture Career Cards

    https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/agriculture-career-cards/

    Agriculture Career Cards Primarily for use with Real Money, Real World, these cards describe 50 ... jobs that were identified by 17 different universities and prioritized by a team of agriculture ... technology, communication, and other agriculture-related sectors. The cards are also used in agriculture ...

  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. Workday Deployment Pushed to December

    https://ati.osu.edu/newsletter/wednesday-wire/march-25-2020/workday-deployment-pushed-december

    tests, revising training plans and completing virtual user acceptance testing sessions. This is, truly, ... time-sensitive testing and training activities related to the Enterprise Project. Due to these concerns and the ...

  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. Dave Richards '81 receives CFAES Distinguished Alumnus Award

    https://ati.osu.edu/newsletter/wednesday-wire/march-4-2020/dave-richards-81-receives-cfaes-distinguished-alumnus-award

    what will be expected of them in the industry, Dave has worked to change Ohio FFA’s testing to be ... + Garden Show where, with Dave’s leadership, students create a competition-level garden that is 1,600 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Job Posting

    https://ati.osu.edu/newsletter/wednesday-wire/march-4-2020/job-posting

    workers to assist in the ATI Learning Gardens this spring and summer.       Ideal applicants will enjoy ... hands dirty. Student workers will assist faculty & staff with gardening projects including preparing ... beds, planting and maintaining gardens, labeling specimens, and clean-up. Daily garden maintenance ...

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