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  1. Resources

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources

    sufficient supply available for all of the livestock on the farm. Management of facilities, herd health, the ... financial aspects, etc. are all very important for optimizing animal well-being and farm profitability. ... Management of the feeding program is a daily function and is a major contributor to the performance of the ...

  2. Preventing Sprain/Strain Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/february-2016/injury-prevention/preventing-sprainstrain-injuries

    and tear on the body. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, sprain/strain injuries account for ... be here.  Due to the physical nature of agricultural tasks, there can be a tremendous amount of wear ... punishment. It is important to understand the difference between these injuries and consider how to prevent ...

  3. Reducing Winter Work Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2015/injury-prevention/reducing-winter-work-injuries

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator Winter is around the corner and the day to day ... matter what the conditions are outside, there is still work to be done around the farm such as feeding ... tempting to “tough it out” or “work through it”, prolonged exposure to cold, wet, and windy conditions, can ...

  4. Awards to Animal Sciences Personnel During the Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/awards-animal-sciences-personnel-during-annual

    Land O'Lakes, Purina Feed LLC for the Graduate Student Poster Contest in Dairy Production, 4) ... place recognition for outstanding Graduate Student Presentation in Dairy Production by the National Milk ... Producers Federation, 5) Laurie was also awarded the second place recognition for the Graduate Student ...

  5. New OSU Dairy Resources Brochure Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/new-osu-dairy-resources-brochure-available

    brochure, " Resources for Ohio's Dairy Industry " provides links to available expertise. ... begin to describe the wide-ranging expertise available through OSU faculty and staff located on the ...

  6. Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Farms- The Basics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-2/ammonia-emissions-dairy-farms-basics

    approximately meet their requirements for protein, about 33% of the N consumed will be secreted in milk and ... retained by the cow (for example, by a growing fetus) and 67% will be excreted in urine and feces. The ... proportion of dietary N used for productive purposes (milk secretion and body retention) is reduced when cows ...

  7. Health and Animal Well-Being

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-5/health-and-animal-well-being

    ethical obligations for dairy animal well-being.  The goal of the Principles and Guidelines is to protect ... consumer trust and confidence in the dairy industry by demonstrating dairy producers’ commitment to animal ...

  8. COSI Farm Days, August 9 – 13

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2017/announcements/cosi-farm-days-august-9-%E2%80%93-13

    COSI brings the farm to the city during Farm Days. Learn where your food comes from by meeting ...

  9. Cost of Nutrients and Benchmarks of Profitability for Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-2/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    milk components prices can be used to calculate a benchmark for feed costs (nutrient costs, really) and ... (Table 1). Net energy lactation is currently at a record price, approaching $0.15/Mcal compared to a 10 ... name May 2006 March 2007 July 2007 Net energy for lactation- 3X (NRC, 2001; $/Mcal) 0.072 0.117 0.148 ...

  10. January 2016

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/january-2016

    Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is an electronic newsletter prepared by team ... members from the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal ... safety-related questions or program ideas that you would like to share, please contact Dee Jepsen at  ...

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