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  1. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    Supplemental biotin increases milk production and improves hoof health. Unfortunately, the price of biotin is ... you are feeding biotin to improve hoof health, I would not remove it from the diet. Studies with beef ...

  2. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds (2016 through 2019)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds-2016-through-2019

    dairy herds during 2016 through 2019 using the Dairy Herd Improvement (DHI; http://www.dhiohio.com) ...

  3. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design in the Garden

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-universal-design-garden

    demands on your time, consider integrating Universal Design solutions into your garden. Universal Design ... and usability of your garden by eliminating barriers, creating well defined paths and garden beds, and ... limit your access. If you have a threshold consider eliminating it or creating a ramped threshold – this ...

  4. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Choosing the right tools and equipment

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2017/ohio-agrability/don%E2%80%99t-let-arthritis-or-chronic-pain-stop-you

    choosing tools, consider your strengths, and your limits. If you have trouble kneeling, bending, or ... or weakness, look for ergonomic tools which allow your hands and arms to stay in a neutral position, ... and require little grip strength to use. There are many attachments and add-ons which can convert your ...

  5. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Garden carts, rolling work seats and storage

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2017/ohio-agrability/don%E2%80%99t-let-arthritis-or-chronic-pain-stop-you

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility Getting your tools and ... to the garden in one trip, but that is an easy way to aggravate your arthritis, overexert yourself, ... easier and safer to transport your supplies, work in the garden, and store your tools. This article ...

  6. 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

    University Milk prices In the last issue, the Class III futures for January and February were at $19.91 and ... $17.01/cwt, respectively. The Class III component price for January closed nearly $3/cwt lower at $17.05/cwt ... and was only slightly lower in February at $17.00/cwt. The Class III future for March is slightly ...

  7. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

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

    Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension Establishing ... to improve communication and expectations about how a specific task should be accomplished. Good ... some of your employees, can you have the protocol written in their native language? An article I read ...

  8. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Raised, vertical and elevated beds and container gardens

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2017/ohio-agrability/don%E2%80%99t-let-arthritis-or-chronic-pain-stop

    physical limitations, kneeling, bending or stooping to tend your garden may be difficult or impossible. ... Raising your garden with elevated or raised beds, using walls and trellises for vertical gardens, or using ... containers or hanging gardens could reduce your need to stop or bend, and make gardening accessible for you.  ...

  9. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/turbulence-dairy-industry

    on the dairy product side. On Friday, March 27, prices for all market classes fell for dairy products ... develop, we often are unable to measure the impact until after the event due to the uncertainty of the ... ingredient prices, a careful look at rations with your nutritionist is necessary and then monitor income over ...

  10. How to Get Ready for Spring Planting Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/how-get-ready-spring-planting-now

    Crawford County; and Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, The Ohio State University The ... activities. Begin your planning by mentally walking through what you will do the day you plant. It might even ... help jog your thoughts to actually physically “walk through” those activities. List every single ...

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