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  1. Importance of Collecting Good Milk Samples

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-2/importance-collecting-good-milk-samples

    contamination with bacteria present on the skin of the cow, hands of the sampler, and environment. And yet, the ... sample can put at risk the whole tanker load of milk).  For purposes of a mastitis control program, ... farm, cow, and quarter being sampled; use gloves to avoid contamination) Clean and dry teats and udders ...

  2. Manure Application to Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/manure-application-alfalfa

    manure on established alfalfa. Applications on frozen soils run the risk of large nutrient runoff losses, ... can lead to unacceptably high potassium levels in the forage. Soil test results are an essential tool ... timing strategies for applying manure to alfalfa and each has its advantages and risks. Careful ...

  3. Ninety-five Percent Approval Rating for Dairy Housing and Animal Care from Consumers Who Have Been Down on the Farm!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-1/ninety-five-percent-approval-rating-dairy-housing

    Agriculture, Food and Markets attracted 3,009 and 550 participants, respectively at dairy farms with 700 cows ... transparent look at modern agriculture. One primary reason for increased trust is that the public can see how ... have heard about agriculture’s impact on the environment. They learn how farmers are working hard to ...

  4. Celebrate Local Foods in Clermont County

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/celebrate-local-foods-clermont-county

    horticulture and gardening throughout the county; Gigi Neal, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator serves ... metropolitan and micropolitan areas while keeping that rural and urban consumer, grower and community ... syrup, wineries, breweries and distilleries. Many of these are located in urban areas and using local ...

  5. Milk Production and Consumption

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/milk-production-and-consumption

              Milk Production & Consumption National Agricultural Statistics Service Ohio ... Agricultural Statistics USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, Milk Marketings and Utilization International ...

  6. Johne's Disease Testing Options: What has Changed?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/johnes-disease-testing-options-what-has-changed

    the Voluntary Bovine Johne's Control Program.  Veterinarians still administer risk assessments ... important one, is that the Ohio Department of Agriculture has been required to begin charging substantial ... veterinarians in helping them to assess their risks and to develop a sound management strategy.  The good news ...

  7. What are LEAP and OFAER?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/what-are-leap-and-ofaer

    Resources' (ODNR) Division of Soil & Water Conservation, United States Department of Agriculture ... participate in LEAP 2 obtain soil fertility tests and manure nutrient analyses, which are two very important ... 2 training session is required of farmers who wish to become eligible recipients for agricultural pollution ...

  8. Grain Bin Rescue Workshop

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/grain-bin-rescue-workshop

    participants will have the opportunity to view the Grain Comprehensive Agriculture Rescue Trailer (CART), ask ... contact Agricultural & Natural Resource Educator Gigi Neal at 513-732-7070 or neal.331@osu.edu. Ag ...

  9. Milk Volume or Components: What Should You Aim For?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/milk-volume-or-components-what-should-you-aim

    late summer. 1. Apply lime and fertilizer according to soil test and control problem perennial weeds ... ahead of seeding. Be careful with herbicide selection because some have residual soil activity and will ... completed several weeks ahead of seeding so rains can settle the soil before final seedbed preparation. ...

  10. Growing Fruits and Vegetables

    https://clermont.osu.edu/events/growing-fruits-and-vegetables-2

    Learn about Growing Fruits and Vegetables. Start planning your garden by looking at what type of ... garden you want to create. Then we will look at how to plant the garden to get the most optimal produce ... while understanding vegetable crop rotation. Finally, manage and maintain your garden from start to ...

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