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  1. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    calves clean, fresh water in addition to milk or milk replacer. Another key to feeding calves in cold ...

  2. Clean Water Act 101

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/clean-water-act-101

    Speaker: Merritt Frey, River Network The Clean Water Act underlies much of the work we tackle in ... watershed planning. This session will provide a basic introduction to the core Act programs your work is ...

  3. Manure Spill Prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/manure-spill-prevention

    ditch? Who has tile plugs? Who can transport the spilled product you are cleaning up? When manure gets ... spill/escape, 2) contain the spill, 3) clean up the spill, which involves assessing the extent of the damage and ...

  4. Livestock Building Rental Considerations

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/livestock-building-rental-considerations

    coming to a rental rate agreement. There are two basic categories of building ownership costs, variable ... worksheet to help building owners estimate ownership costs. A basic starting point for determining ownership ...

  5. 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

    events in three states show that consumers are giving high ratings for animal care and dairy housing. ... events on 29 dairy farms, three beef operations, one apple orchard, and three crop farms. These events ... have hosted over 85,000 visitors. Ontario has hosted several events patterned after the Michigan events ...

  6. Transitioning of Herds to Automatic Milking Systems

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/transitioning-herds-automatic-milking-systems

    events will be taking place on the farm or for the family. With all of the challenges in the transition, ...

  7. 2018 Dairy Palooza

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/2018-dairy-palooza

    about this large dairy event, we have a web page at www.ohiodairypalooza.com. However, this event could ...

  8. Ohio State Places Second at National North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/ohio-state-places-second-national-north-american

    this educational event. These students are training for careers in the dairy industry as farmers, ... to expand this educational and networking event to more college students. Academy ...

  9. Controlling Flies on Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/controlling-flies-farms

    from their breeding sites. Sanitation Flies around dairy buildings develop in moist manure or other wet ... A thorough sanitation program is a must to hold down fly populations in and around livestock buildings. (a) ... require special attention. It is best to clean these pens once a week. Using sawdust instead of other ...

  10. Milking Excellence

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/milking-excellence

    early on. Milk Clean Cows.  Dirty cows take longer to milk and reduce parlor throughput.  Clean and ... Provide spacious, clean, and dry environments for non-lactating cows.  Do not group these cows near sick ...

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